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QBColor Function

Returns an Integer value representing the RGB color code corresponding to the specified color number.

QBColor(Color)

Parameter

Color
Required. A whole number in the range 0–15.

Settings

The color argument has these settings:

Number Color Number Color
0 Black 8 Gray
1 Blue 9 Light blue
2 Green 10 Light green
3 Cyan 11 Light cyan
4 Red 12 Light red
5 Magenta 13 Light magenta
6 Yellow 14 Light yellow
7 White 15 Bright white

Exceptions/Errors

Exception type Error number Condition
ArgumentException 5 Color is outside of range 0 to 15, inclusive.

Remarks

Starting with the least-significant byte, the returned value specifies the red, green, and blue values used to set the appropriate color in the RGB system used by the Visual Basic language.

Example

This example uses the QBColor function to change to the color indicated by colorInteger. QBColor accepts integer values between 0 and 15.

Dim colorInteger As Integer
' Use 4 for red.
colorInteger = QBColor(4)

Requirements

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualBasic

Module: Information

Assembly: Microsoft Visual Basic .NET Runtime (in MicrosoftVisualBasic.dll)

See Also

RGB Function | ArgumentException Class

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