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Color Picker
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Right-click and "Save As" to download this file: ColorPicker2.js or copy and paste the text from below.
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// ===================================================================
// Author: Matt Kruse <matt@mattkruse.com>
// WWW: http://www.mattkruse.com/
//
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// private, without any further permission from the author. You may
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//
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// use. That means, you can include it in your product, or your web
// site, or any other form where the code is actually being used. You
// may not put the plain javascript up on your site for download or
// include it in your javascript libraries for download. 
// If you wish to share this code with others, please just point them
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// ===================================================================

ColorPicker_targetInput = null;
function ColorPicker_writeDiv(){document.writeln("<DIV ID=\"colorPickerDiv\" STYLE=\"position:absolute;visibility:hidden;\"> </DIV>");}
function ColorPicker_show(anchorname){this.showPopup(anchorname);}
function ColorPicker_pickColor(color,obj){obj.hidePopup();pickColor(color);}
function pickColor(color){if(ColorPicker_targetInput==null){alert("Target Input is null, which means you either didn't use the 'select' function or you have no defined your own 'pickColor' function to handle the picked color!");return;}ColorPicker_targetInput.value = color;}
function ColorPicker_select(inputobj,linkname){if(inputobj.type!="text" && inputobj.type!="hidden" && inputobj.type!="textarea"){alert("colorpicker.select: Input object passed is not a valid form input object");window.ColorPicker_targetInput=null;return;}window.ColorPicker_targetInput = inputobj;this.show(linkname);}
function ColorPicker_highlightColor(c){var thedoc =(arguments.length>1)?arguments[1]:window.document;var d = thedoc.getElementById("colorPickerSelectedColor");d.style.backgroundColor = c;d = thedoc.getElementById("colorPickerSelectedColorValue");d.innerHTML = c;}
function ColorPicker(){var windowMode = false;if(arguments.length==0){var divname = "colorPickerDiv";}else if(arguments[0] == "window"){var divname = '';windowMode = true;}else{var divname = arguments[0];}if(divname != ""){var cp = new PopupWindow(divname);}else{var cp = new PopupWindow();cp.setSize(225,250);}cp.currentValue = "#FFFFFF";cp.writeDiv = ColorPicker_writeDiv;cp.highlightColor = ColorPicker_highlightColor;cp.show = ColorPicker_show;cp.select = ColorPicker_select;var colors = new Array("#000000","#000033","#000066","#000099","#0000CC","#0000FF","#330000","#330033","#330066","#330099","#3300CC",
"#3300FF","#660000","#660033","#660066","#660099","#6600CC","#6600FF","#990000","#990033","#990066","#990099",
"#9900CC","#9900FF","#CC0000","#CC0033","#CC0066","#CC0099","#CC00CC","#CC00FF","#FF0000","#FF0033","#FF0066",
"#FF0099","#FF00CC","#FF00FF","#003300","#003333","#003366","#003399","#0033CC","#0033FF","#333300","#333333",
"#333366","#333399","#3333CC","#3333FF","#663300","#663333","#663366","#663399","#6633CC","#6633FF","#993300",
"#993333","#993366","#993399","#9933CC","#9933FF","#CC3300","#CC3333","#CC3366","#CC3399","#CC33CC","#CC33FF",
"#FF3300","#FF3333","#FF3366","#FF3399","#FF33CC","#FF33FF","#006600","#006633","#006666","#006699","#0066CC",
"#0066FF","#336600","#336633","#336666","#336699","#3366CC","#3366FF","#666600","#666633","#666666","#666699",
"#6666CC","#6666FF","#996600","#996633","#996666","#996699","#9966CC","#9966FF","#CC6600","#CC6633","#CC6666",
"#CC6699","#CC66CC","#CC66FF","#FF6600","#FF6633","#FF6666","#FF6699","#FF66CC","#FF66FF","#009900","#009933",
"#009966","#009999","#0099CC","#0099FF","#339900","#339933","#339966","#339999","#3399CC","#3399FF","#669900",
"#669933","#669966","#669999","#6699CC","#6699FF","#999900","#999933","#999966","#999999","#9999CC","#9999FF",
"#CC9900","#CC9933","#CC9966","#CC9999","#CC99CC","#CC99FF","#FF9900","#FF9933","#FF9966","#FF9999","#FF99CC",
"#FF99FF","#00CC00","#00CC33","#00CC66","#00CC99","#00CCCC","#00CCFF","#33CC00","#33CC33","#33CC66","#33CC99",
"#33CCCC","#33CCFF","#66CC00","#66CC33","#66CC66","#66CC99","#66CCCC","#66CCFF","#99CC00","#99CC33","#99CC66",
"#99CC99","#99CCCC","#99CCFF","#CCCC00","#CCCC33","#CCCC66","#CCCC99","#CCCCCC","#CCCCFF","#FFCC00","#FFCC33",
"#FFCC66","#FFCC99","#FFCCCC","#FFCCFF","#00FF00","#00FF33","#00FF66","#00FF99","#00FFCC","#00FFFF","#33FF00",
"#33FF33","#33FF66","#33FF99","#33FFCC","#33FFFF","#66FF00","#66FF33","#66FF66","#66FF99","#66FFCC","#66FFFF",
"#99FF00","#99FF33","#99FF66","#99FF99","#99FFCC","#99FFFF","#CCFF00","#CCFF33","#CCFF66","#CCFF99","#CCFFCC",
"#CCFFFF","#FFFF00","#FFFF33","#FFFF66","#FFFF99","#FFFFCC","#FFFFFF");var total = colors.length;var width = 18;var cp_contents = "";var windowRef =(windowMode)?"window.opener.":"";if(windowMode){cp_contents += "<HTML><HEAD><TITLE>Select Color</TITLE></HEAD>";cp_contents += "<BODY MARGINWIDTH=0 MARGINHEIGHT=0 LEFTMARGIN=0 TOPMARGIN=0><CENTER>";}cp_contents += "<TABLE BORDER=1 CELLSPACING=1 CELLPADDING=0>";var use_highlight =(document.getElementById || document.all)?true:false;for(var i=0;i<total;i++){if((i % width) == 0){cp_contents += "<TR>";}if(use_highlight){var mo = 'onMouseOver="'+windowRef+'ColorPicker_highlightColor(\''+colors[i]+'\',window.document)"';}else{mo = "";}cp_contents += '<TD BGCOLOR="'+colors[i]+'"><FONT SIZE="-3"><A HREF="#" onClick="'+windowRef+'ColorPicker_pickColor(\''+colors[i]+'\','+windowRef+'window.popupWindowObjects['+cp.index+']);return false;" '+mo+' STYLE="text-decoration:none;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</A></FONT></TD>';if( ((i+1)>=total) ||(((i+1) % width) == 0)){cp_contents += "</TR>";}}if(document.getElementById){var width1 = Math.floor(width/2);var width2 = width = width1;cp_contents += "<TR><TD COLSPAN='"+width1+"' BGCOLOR='#ffffff' ID='colorPickerSelectedColor'>&nbsp;</TD><TD COLSPAN='"+width2+"' ALIGN='CENTER' ID='colorPickerSelectedColorValue'>#FFFFFF</TD></TR>";}cp_contents += "</TABLE>";if(windowMode){cp_contents += "</CENTER></BODY></HTML>";}cp.populate(cp_contents+"\n");cp.offsetY = 25;cp.autoHide();return cp;}