PMP Mail Archive: RE: PMP> prtConsoleColorTC

PMP Mail Archive: RE: PMP> prtConsoleColorTC

RE: PMP> prtConsoleColorTC

Bob Pentecost (
Thu, 1 May 1997 16:27:34 -0600

The HP printer refers to its orange LED as yellow for MIB purposes. I would like to have orange added to the list of values.

:-) mode on...
Perhaps we should use an integer value to allow a Pantone number to be specified.


From: Bill Wagner[]
Sent: Thursday, May 01, 1997 3:06 PM
Subject: Re: PMP> prtConsoleColorTC

Hmmmm. Perhaps we should use process colors? RGB if LED's and CMY if

Actually, amber (or orange) is a popular warning color, especially in
Europe where Red is reserved for danger indications. I suppose one
could use yellow.... But then perhaps it would be best if we indicated
that we consider orange, yellow and amber all the same color? In the

Bill Wagner

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Subject: PMP> prtConsoleColorTC
Author: Harry Lewis <> at Internet
Date: 5/1/97 4:38 PM


We have white, red, green, blue, cyan, magenta, yellow. Many LED's are orange.
Should we add this to the TC's? If not, what should orange be reported as? (I
know, this is a real hot item ;-)

Harry Lewis - IBM Printing Systems