Getting the color of a shape

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wurmston

16 Oct, 2014 02:14 PM

Hello!

I love nodebox! As far as I can tell, it's impossible to get the color of a given shape. I need to import an SVG and manipulate it. Am I missing something?

Thanks,
Will Urmston

BFA Graphic Design '16
Rhode Island School of Design

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Frederik De Ble... on 16 Oct, 2014 06:59 PM

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    A SVG shape doesn't always have a single color.

    It's not impossible though. The trick is to use a lookup node, and specify fill as the lookup key. The output of the SVG node is a group, so you have to ungroup first to split it into paths.

    As shown in the screenshot, you will get a list of colors, one for each path in the SVG file.

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