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Katie Graunke

Stone Design Announces Web Colors(tm) 1.0 For Mac OS X Server and Yellow Box

Boston March 2, 1999 – Veteran Mac OS X/Yellow Box developers, Stone
Design, announced the handy color picking tool, Web Colors, and its
companion Stone Web Color Lists, for Mac OS X Server and Web Objects
for NT today.

Chief engineer at Stone Design and author of Web Colors 1.0, Andrew
Stone said, “This application allows Internet content designers to
have quick and easy access to the colors that will look best

Web Colors helps web designers select colors that look good on the
vast majority of low grade color monitors used throughout the world.
Since most color displays only support 256 colors, the colors in the
palette provided in Web Colors are guaranteed to be rendered in one
solid color. There are millions of possible RGB color combinations,
but these RGB triples will not be dithered, and thus will look

A special (BODY) line generator helps designers instantly mix and
match colors and formulates the entire (BODY) tag line.

Users also have the option of selecting any of the Netscape named
colors from another panel. These colors convey more information to
the average user, but are not guaranteed to be non-dithered.

Designers can save their chosen colors by dragging them into their
Color Well Saved Swatch Area for easy future access.

Also included in the distribution is the Stone Web Color Lists –
color lists which are available from every single application’s
standard Color Panel. The lists are displayed with the color and the

Stone Design is offering a fully functional free version. Visit
WWW.STONE.COM to download the software and for more information about
Create and other Stone Design software and services.

Stone Design Corp of Albuquerque, New Mexico was formed in 1984 and
was the first independent software developer to ship a product on
NeXT Hardware in 1989 with the release of TextArt. Since then, Stone
Design has been a leader in innovative shrinkwrap software in the
NEXTSTEP and OpenStep marketplace. Like a rock, Stone is committed
to Mac Server and Web Objects development.