colour_get_hue

Returns the hue of the colour given.

Syntax:

GML Code Example

colour_get_hue(col);


Argument Description
col The colour to check


Returns: Real


Description

This function will return the hue of the given colour. This is the "pure" colour tone which is part of the hue, saturation and value (luminosity) method for defining a colour. The following image illustrates how this value corresponds to the HSV scale of colour:


Example:

GML Code Example

col = merge_colour(colour_get_hue(c_teal), c_white, 0.5);

The above code gets the hue used to make the colour constant "c_teal" and then merges it with white at a 50:50 ratio, storing the resulting colour in the variable "col".





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