How can I pick HEX8 color codes layers from Photoshop layers?

Photoshop currently doesn't offer an option to pick HEX8 color codes (only HEX #112233, #123, RGB(1,2,3), RGBa(1,2,3,4), CMYK, HSB(1,2,3), and HSBA(1,2,3,4). But there is a way how to do it with Avocode - see below.


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Need to export image assets without Photoshop? Try Avocode

No need to buy or install Photoshop. Open layered Photoshop designs on macOS, Windows, Linux or in the browser with Avocode and pick color codes pixel precisely, inspect and much more.

Start by switching to the Color picker in the toolbar. Then click on any part of the design. If you want to be pixel perfect, hold your mouse and a mangifying glass will show up so you can position your selection.

When you've chosen the precisely pixel you're picking the color from, release the mouse button and the HEX8 code value will be copied to your clipboard.

NOTE: HEX8 color code is set by default for Android projects. If you want to change the color code format, go to Design settings/Interface. There you can choose between HEX, HEX8, HSLa, UIColor and RGBa.

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