color-books
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Introduction

The purpose of this module is to provide a way to easily use color books in Javascript.

Install

npm i color-books

Usage

Please see example.js as an usage example:

const { booknames, load } = require('color-books');

let totalCount = 0
for (const name of booknames) {
  const book = load(name);
  totalCount += book.colorCount;
  console.log(`${name}: ${book.colorCount} colors`);
}
console.log(`===\nTotal color count: ${totalCount}`);
console.log("===");
const { title, colorSpace, records, isSpot, colorCount } = load('PANTONE+ Solid Coated');
console.log(title, `\n\tColor space: ${colorSpace}`);
console.log(`\tIs spot color?: ${isSpot}`);
console.log(`\t'PANTONE Orange 021 C':`, records['PANTONE Orange 021 C'].components)

The output would be:

ANPA Color: 300 colors
DIC Color Guide: 1280 colors
FOCOLTONE: 763 colors
...
PANTONE+ CMYK Coated: 2868 colors
PANTONE+ Metallic Coated: 301 colors
...
TRUMATCH: 2091 colors
===
Total color count: 19198
===
PANTONE+® Solid Coated
    Color space: LAB
    Is spot color?: true
    'PANTONE Orange 021 C': [ 60.7843137254902, 66, 85 ]

Details

It contains 19,198 color records in 23 books as following:

  • ANPA Color: 300
  • DIC Color Guide: 1280
  • FOCOLTONE: 763
  • HKS E: 88"code": "1-2",
  • HKS K Process: 86
  • HKS K: 88
  • HKS N Process: 86
  • HKS N: 86
  • HKS Z Process: 86
  • HKS Z: 50
  • PANTONE+ CMYK Coated: 2868
  • PANTONE+ CMYK Uncoated: 2868
  • PANTONE+ Color Bridge Coated: 1313
  • PANTONE+ Color Bridge Uncoated: 1313
  • PANTONE+ Metallic Coated: 301
  • PANTONE+ Pastels & Neons Coated: 210
  • PANTONE+ Pastels & Neons Uncoated: 210
  • PANTONE+ Premium Metallics Coated: 300
  • PANTONE+ Solid Coated: 1341
  • PANTONE+ Solid Uncoated: 1341
  • TOYO 94 COLOR FINDER: 1050
  • TOYO COLOR FINDER: 1079
  • TRUMATCH: 2091

The meta-data in each book includes:

  • version: the book version
  • title: e.g. "PANTONE+® CMYK Coated"
  • prefix": e.g. "PANTONE P "
  • suffix": e.g. " C"
  • colorCount": 2868
  • colorSpace": "CMYK"
  • channels": 4
  • isSpot: true / false
  • record: color records dictionary

The color recod consists of 3 fields:

  • name: e.g. "PANTONE P Process Cyan C"
  • code: e.g. "PCYANS",
  • components: e.g. [100, 0, 0, 0] -- CMYK has 4 numbers; RGB and LAB has just 3 numbers.

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