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How do I get a color name from CMYK values?

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I need to get a color name from CMYK values.  How can I do this in VB.Net?
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There's no such thing as a predefined class with cmyk color codes & names in .NET. You will have to create your own. For data storage you can use a file, database, resource file, or whatever you please. Let's say you have a file that has records like this:

1,2,3,4,MYCOLOR;

Where 1 2 3 4 are the CMYK values. Then you'll have to look in the file if there is a record with those values, if there is, you can display the color name, if there isn't I would prompt the user to define the color name and then add it to the file so you'll have it for later.

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I tried converting the CMYK value to RGB and then using the System.Drawing.ColorConverter to get the name.  This only worked marginally and from everything I read, it is not recommended to do such convertions because of the impreciseness.  Ultimately, I ended up following you route and using a table provide the names.

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