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Color Helper 11

For use with Corel Photo-Paint 11

This EXE allows easy input and output of both paint and paper colors with editing in both Hex and Decimal.


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Extract the included EXE to a folder on your computer. For convenience, manually create a shortcut on your Desktop or Start Menu for launching the EXE. (For command line options, run Color Helper with "/help" on the command line.)


With Photo-Paint 11 already open, run the EXE and input or edit color values. The color preview and alternate input style are updated in real time as you update the values. To undo a change, right click on the desired text box and choose Undo.


  • Version
    • Fixed a bug with the preview color for R, G, and B values less than 16.
  • Version
    • Changed window caption to match host version.
  • Version 1.2
    • Minor changes to improve efficiency.
    • Added command line options.
    • Added Right-Click menu to the color swatch with options.
      • Optionally stay on top of other windows.
      • New window layouts in addition to the default (original) one.
  • Version 1.1
    • Minor changes to improve efficiency.
    • Hex field can now be cleared without prompting.
  • Version 1.0.1
    • Added up/down key support to RGB boxes.
    • Pasting Hex color codes with pound (#000000) now works.
    • Dialog now stays on top of other windows.
    • Dialog can now be minimized.
    • Getting/Setting colors causes Photo-Paint to become visible if hidden.
  • Version 1.0
    • Initial release.

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