You can bring up the Color Area Window by doing any of:
Opening up the window from the main toolbar's
In addition to the pixel information that is provided in the Pixel
Toolbar, mrViewer also supports a Color Area Window that displays color
information about the currently selected area.
The Color Area window displays the coordinates of the rectangle area
selected, its width and height in pixels as well as its total
For the window to display any information, you need to make sure you are in area select mode, go to the
and select the first tool (the square).
With the select tool you need to have an image or
movie loaded, and select an area of it with the
The area can be just a point to remove the square from view.
The information displayed are the minimum and maximum values of the
Red, Green, Blue and Alpha channels for the currently selected layer
and area. The range represents the absolute difference
the maximum and minimum values. Finally, the mean represents
mean average of the pixels in the area for that particular channel.
Similar information is displayed for the Hue, Saturation, Value and
You can select any of the rows and then use the
, to bring up a menu to allow you to copy the values of the channels
onto the clipboard, so as to paste them into some other application.
If you click the
on the mean color display widget, the mean colors can also be copied to the clipboard.