color cycling


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color cycling

In computer graphics, a technique that simulates animation by continuously changing colors rather than moving the objects. Also called "color lookup table animation."
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In a darkened room viewers approached what was apparently a screen of solid color cycling slowly through gradations of green, blue, and red.
Objects can be displayed in 256 different colors with smooth color changes, fading, and color cycling.
The software offers virtually unlimited options for composition: -- 1,000 full-color images in categories such as plants, animals, people, fantasy, architecture and greeting card clip art -- Numerous sizes and rotation options for each image -- 101 gradients -- 148 patterns -- Four gradient fills -- 200 borders -- Two types of symmetry -- Editing tools such as copy and paste, zoom, and undo A unique feature as Flying Colors is the color cycling, which quickly cycles many shades of colors, resulting in a shimmering sort of animation.