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Color Dialog Box (Visual Database Tools)

The Color Dialog Box returns the RGB value of a color selected by the user. The user can select from a set of basic colors determined by the display driver or from a set of custom colors. Select from the Basic colors, or create custom colors. Define colors by clicking in the color matrix or by typing in the Hue, Sat, Lum, Red, Green, and Blue boxes.

Basic colors

Predetermined colors determined by the display driver.

Custom colors

Colors added using the Add to Custom Colors button.

Define Custom Colors

Expands the dialog box to show the custom color area.

Color matrix

The color matrix shows the color pallet. To define a custom color, click anywhere in the matrix. Change hue by moving the pointer horizontally. Change saturation by moving the pointer vertically.

Luminosity bar

Drag the slider to change the luminosity, or relative lightness or darkness, of a color. The corresponding numerical value appears in Lum.

Color

Displays the currently selected color.

Hue

The hue value of the selected color.

Sat

The saturation value of the selected color.

Lum

The luminosity (lightness or darkness) of the selected color.

Red

The numeric value of the red component, varying from 0 to 255

Green

The numeric value of the green component, varying from 0 to 255

Blue

The numeric value of the blue component, varying from 0 to 255

Add to Custom Colors

Click to add the color to the Custom colors area.

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