Get Hex Codes of Font Colors in Microsoft Word

Hex code, also known as hex triplet, is a six alphanumeric-code that represents a specific color used in HTML, CSS and a lot more. One common example is 000000 which represents Black.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to get hex codes of Theme, Standard and Custom font colors that you’re using in Office applications, particularly ‘Word’.

For instance, you have favorite font colors in Word that you want to apply on your blog template however you don’t know how to get the hex codes. For your reference, here is a step by step guide on how to do it.

Get Hex Codes of Font Colors

Step 1: Open Word application. Create a short text, highlight it then apply font color by clicking the arrow next to Font Color icon Font Color icon in Word 2013.on the formatting toolbar (Home → Font)

Step 2: Again, click the arrow next to Font color icon and select ‘More Colors’.

Step 3: Go to Custom tab, set Color Model to RGB and copy the three given values (Red, Green, Blue) in Notepad, for example, Red: 237 Green: 125 Blue: 49*

*It is the RGB values of Orange, Accent 2 from Theme Colors.

Step 4: Open this link in a web browser: Convert RGB to Hex

Step 5: Enter the RGB values on the corresponding boxes. Click ‘Convert to Hex’.

Step 6: Copy the generated code.

ED7D31 is the hex code for Orange, Accent 2.
ED7D31 is the hex code for Orange, Accent 2.

Note: This guide is applicable in Word 2007, 2010 and 2013

See Also: Get Hex Code from Image Through MS Paint

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