If you are a web developer and use Internet Explorer, you will be pleased to know that it includes a color picker as part of the developer tools. Here’s how to enable it.

Activating the Hidden Color Picker in Internet Explorer

The first thing you will need to do is click on the Settings menu, then launch the F12 Developer Tools.

Now click on the Tools menu and select  Show color picker.

That’s all there is to it, simply take the eye dropper and click any element on the page to get its RGB and HEX color codes.

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