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BLUE Function

Last modified: June 17, 2011

Applies to: Office 2013 | Visio 2013

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Syntax
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Returns the blue component of a color. The return value is an integer in the range of 0 to 255, inclusive. The function returns 0 for invalid input.

BLUE(expression)

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

expression

Required

String

An index of a color in the document's color table, an expression that resolves to a custom color (like RGB or HSL), or a reference to a cell that contains a color index or color result.

Return Value

Integer

BLUE(Sheet.4!FillForegnd)

Returns the blue component of Sheet.4's fill foreground color.

BLUE(13)

Returns 128 if the document uses the default Visio color palette, where cyan is the color at index 13.

BLUE(RGB(10, 20, 30))

Returns 30.

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