VSCode Change Color Format
Quickly transform any color format into another color format. Useful for transform computer-friendly RGB into human-friendly HSL.
Simply select one or more colors and activate the extension.
Formats supported by this extension:
HSL is a much more readable color format for humans than rgb/hex. After a little practice, you can tell at a glance approximately what a color will look like. If I see
HSL is also really useful for creating spectrums of similar colors easily. Here is what HSL looks like compared to RGB for a color spectrum generated by the amazing colorbox.io. Notice how it's impossible to tell that the rgb colors are related, but it's really obvious in the HSL because it's all nearly the same hue. You can also compare them and see the lightness goes from low to high. Making subtle tweaks to color palettes is super easy with HSL.
Please see CONTRIBUTING.md.