System Color Constants

This page is specific to the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) Language Reference for Office 2010.

The following constants can be used anywhere in your code in place of the actual values:

Constant

Value

Description

vbScrollBars

0x80000000

Scroll bar color

vbDesktop

0x80000001

Desktop color

vbActiveTitleBar

0x80000002

Color of the title bar for the active window

vbInactiveTitleBar

0x80000003

Color of the title bar for the inactive window

vbMenuBar

0x80000004

Menu background color

vbWindowBackground

0x80000005

Window background color

vbWindowFrame

0x80000006

Window frame color

vbMenuText

0x80000007

Color of text on menus

vbWindowText

0x80000008

Color of text in windows

vbTitleBarText

0x80000009

Color of text in caption, size box, and scroll arrow

vbActiveBorder

0x8000000A

Border color of active window

vbInactiveBorder

0x8000000B

Border color of inactive window

vbApplicationWorkspace

0x8000000C

Background color of multiple-document interface (MDI) applications

vbHighlight

0x8000000D

Background color of items selected in a control

vbHighlightText

0x8000000E

Text color of items selected in a control

vbButtonFace

0x8000000F

Color of shading on the face of command buttons

vbButtonShadow

0x80000010

Color of shading on the edge of command buttons

vbGrayText

0x80000011

Grayed (disabled) text

vbButtonText

0x80000012

Text color on push buttons

vbInactiveCaptionText

0x80000013

Color of text in an inactive caption

vb3DHighlight

0x80000014

Highlight color for 3-D display elements

vb3DDKShadow

0x80000015

Darkest shadow color for 3-D display elements

vb3DLight

0x80000016

Second lightest 3-D color after vb3DHighlight

vbInfoText

0x80000017

Color of text in ToolTips

vbInfoBackground

0x80000018

Background color of ToolTips

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