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FONTID problem with color calculation

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I am getting Color byte = 117 after using FontGetColor macro on fontid. But this value doesn't match to any of NOTES_COLOR_XXX. SO how can I calculate the color from FONTID?
In notes peek I can see it is displaying exact color.
SOrry it is for notes 7
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http://www.keysolutions.com/notesFAQ/cancolor.html

Sadly, I don't know the hex-values for these colors...
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any better way please?
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is there any way to get the color in RGB using color code like 117 (in my case)
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I need a code to convert that the value of color code to real color.
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How about developing it yourself?? And then publish it?

Here's a way: create a screen that contains squares of all possible colour numbers, view it in a browser, use a colour picker to get the RGB values, put it in a table, and use that table in your code.
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Hey I have spent plenty of time to do so without success
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Thank you
Ya, I am spending more time and now begin to stop.
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Finally I found it. It uses the 140 color value index to do so. But I am still not satisfied because I am not getting API or list to do so.
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Be pragmatic. It is probably hard-coded in Notes, so do the same and document your code well. Or publish (part of) it in some forum.
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