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    Tim Wagner


    I just noticed that the links above the description on a YouTube video page change their colors with opacity and not hex codes or something else. So, a normal link which is not active has an opacity of like 0.8 or so, and the highlighted links have their own colors without opacity.

    I was just wondering if that is recommendable. Okay, all browsers [support it]( “Opacity”), but wouldn’t it just be easier to use hex colors? Or does it not matter at all?

    Thanks for your opinion.


    Well, using opacity will allow you to change colors easily if you need to. Or change them.. dynamically I guess? Because you’ll be using opacity it won’t matter what color your using.

    Tim Wagner

    Oh sure, I didn’t think about that. Thanks.

    Kitty Giraudel

    I use to do this when I don’t care about browser support (which sadly isn’t often). Quick and easy way to change the tone without changing the actual color.

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