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Do you have suggestions for color themes for posters or PowerPoint?


Color Themes

One of the most difficult things when creating a poster is choose the colors. Keep in mind how much information you'll be putting on your poster. You want your colors to be compatible and inhance, not contrast,your text and graphics.

Below is a list of suggested color schemes. The codes below the color blocks is the HTML color code. When you open the custom color palette, you'll find the HTML text field for the code at the bottom of the window. The RGB codes will be have separate text fields for R, G, and B.Color Picker

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Color Themes:

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June 4, 2009

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