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__VSSYSCOLOREX Enumeration

Specifies a Visual Studio system color to be used with a particular visual component or use case.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop.8.0 (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop.8.0.dll)

public enum __VSSYSCOLOREX

Member nameDescription
VSCOLOR_ACCENT_BORDERAccent border
VSCOLOR_ACCENT_DARKAccent dark
VSCOLOR_ACCENT_LIGHTAccent light
VSCOLOR_ACCENT_MEDIUMAccent medium
VSCOLOR_ACCENT_PALEAccent pale
VSCOLOR_COMMANDBAR_BORDERCommand bar border
VSCOLOR_COMMANDBAR_DRAGHANDLECommand bar drag handle
VSCOLOR_COMMANDBAR_DRAGHANDLE_SHADOWCommand bar drag handle shadow
VSCOLOR_COMMANDBAR_GRADIENT_BEGINCommand bar gradient begin
VSCOLOR_COMMANDBAR_GRADIENT_ENDCommand bar gradient end
VSCOLOR_COMMANDBAR_GRADIENT_MIDDLECommand bar gradient middle
VSCOLOR_COMMANDBAR_HOVERHover over command bar
VSCOLOR_COMMANDBAR_HOVEROVERSELECTEDHover over selected command bar
VSCOLOR_COMMANDBAR_HOVEROVERSELECTEDICONHover over selected command bar icon
VSCOLOR_COMMANDBAR_HOVEROVERSELECTEDICON_BORDERCommand bar hover over selected icon border
VSCOLOR_COMMANDBAR_SELECTEDSelected command bar
VSCOLOR_COMMANDBAR_SHADOWCommand bar shadow
VSCOLOR_COMMANDBAR_TEXT_ACTIVEActive command bar text
VSCOLOR_COMMANDBAR_TEXT_HOVERCommand bar text hover
VSCOLOR_COMMANDBAR_TEXT_INACTIVEInactive command bar text
VSCOLOR_COMMANDBAR_TEXT_SELECTEDCommand bar text selected
VSCOLOR_CONTROL_EDIT_HINTTEXTControl edit hint text
VSCOLOR_CONTROL_EDIT_REQUIRED_BACKGROUNDControl edit required field background
VSCOLOR_CONTROL_EDIT_REQUIRED_HINTTEXTControl edit required field hint text
VSCOLOR_CONTROL_LINK_TEXTControl link text
VSCOLOR_CONTROL_LINK_TEXT_HOVERControl link hover
VSCOLOR_CONTROL_LINK_TEXT_PRESSEDControl pressed text
VSCOLOR_CONTROL_OUTLINEControl outline
VSCOLOR_DEBUGGER_DATATIP_ACTIVE_BACKGROUNDDebugger: active data tip background
VSCOLOR_DEBUGGER_DATATIP_ACTIVE_BORDERDebugger: active data tip border
VSCOLOR_DEBUGGER_DATATIP_ACTIVE_HIGHLIGHTDebugger: active data tip highlight
VSCOLOR_DEBUGGER_DATATIP_ACTIVE_HIGHLIGHTTEXTDebugger: active data tip highlight text
VSCOLOR_DEBUGGER_DATATIP_ACTIVE_SEPARATORDebugger: active data tip separator
VSCOLOR_DEBUGGER_DATATIP_ACTIVE_TEXTDebugger: active data tip text
VSCOLOR_DEBUGGER_DATATIP_INACTIVE_BACKGROUNDDebugger: inactive data tip background
VSCOLOR_DEBUGGER_DATATIP_INACTIVE_BORDERDebugger: inactive data tip border
VSCOLOR_DEBUGGER_DATATIP_INACTIVE_HIGHLIGHTDebugger: inactive data tip highlight
VSCOLOR_DEBUGGER_DATATIP_INACTIVE_HIGHLIGHTTEXTDebugger: inactive data tip highlight text
VSCOLOR_DEBUGGER_DATATIP_INACTIVE_SEPARATORDebugger: inactive data tip separator
VSCOLOR_DEBUGGER_DATATIP_INACTIVE_TEXTDebugger: inactive data tip text
VSCOLOR_DESIGNER_BACKGROUNDDesigner background
VSCOLOR_DESIGNER_SELECTIONDOTSDesigner selection dots
VSCOLOR_DESIGNER_TRAYDesigner tray
VSCOLOR_DESIGNER_WATERMARKDesigner watermark
VSCOLOR_EDITOR_EXPANSION_BORDEREditor expansion border
VSCOLOR_EDITOR_EXPANSION_FILLEditor expansion fill
VSCOLOR_EDITOR_EXPANSION_LINKEditor expansion link
VSCOLOR_EDITOR_EXPANSION_TEXTEditor expansion text
VSCOLOR_ENVIRONMENT_BACKGROUNDEnvironment background
VSCOLOR_ENVIRONMENT_BACKGROUND_GRADIENTBEGINEnvironment gradient begin
VSCOLOR_ENVIRONMENT_BACKGROUND_GRADIENTENDEnvironment gradient end
VSCOLOR_FILETAB_BORDERFile tab border
VSCOLOR_FILETAB_CHANNELBACKGROUNDFile tab channel background
VSCOLOR_FILETAB_GRADIENTDARKFile tab dark gradient
VSCOLOR_FILETAB_GRADIENTLIGHTFile tab light gradient
VSCOLOR_FILETAB_SELECTEDBACKGROUNDFile tab selected background
VSCOLOR_FILETAB_SELECTEDBORDERFile tab selected border
VSCOLOR_FILETAB_SELECTEDTEXTFile tab selected text
VSCOLOR_FILETAB_TEXTFile tab text
VSCOLOR_FORMSMARTTAG_ACTIONTAG_BORDERForm smart tag action tag border
VSCOLOR_FORMSMARTTAG_ACTIONTAG_FILLForm smart tag action tag fill
VSCOLOR_FORMSMARTTAG_OBJECTTAG_BORDERForm smart tag object tag border
VSCOLOR_FORMSMARTTAG_OBJECTTAG_FILLForm smart tag object tag fill
VSCOLOR_GRID_HEADING_BACKGROUNDGrid heading background
VSCOLOR_GRID_HEADING_TEXTGrid heading text
VSCOLOR_GRID_LINEGrid line
VSCOLOR_HELP_HOWDOI_PANE_BACKGROUNDHelp HowDoI pane background
VSCOLOR_HELP_HOWDOI_PANE_LINKHelp HowDoI pane link
VSCOLOR_HELP_HOWDOI_PANE_TEXTHelp HowDoI pane text
VSCOLOR_HELP_HOWDOI_TASK_BACKGROUNDHelp HowDoI task background
VSCOLOR_HELP_HOWDOI_TASK_LINKHelp HowDoI task link
VSCOLOR_HELP_HOWDOI_TASK_TEXTHelp HowDoI task text
VSCOLOR_HELP_SEARCH_FRAME_BACKGROUNDHelp search frame background
VSCOLOR_HELP_SEARCH_FRAME_TEXTHelp search frame text
VSCOLOR_HELP_SEARCH_BORDERHelp search border
VSCOLOR_HELP_SEARCH_FITLER_TEXTHelp search filter text
VSCOLOR_HELP_SEARCH_FITLER_BACKGROUNDHelp search filter background
VSCOLOR_HELP_SEARCH_FITLER_BORDERHelp search filter border
VSCOLOR_HELP_SEARCH_PROVIDER_UNSELECTED_BACKGROUNDHelp search provider unselected background
VSCOLOR_HELP_SEARCH_PROVIDER_UNSELECTED_TEXTHelp search provider unselected text
VSCOLOR_HELP_SEARCH_PROVIDER_SELECTED_BACKGROUNDHelp search provider selected background
VSCOLOR_HELP_SEARCH_PROVIDER_SELECTED_TEXTHelp search provider selected text
VSCOLOR_HELP_SEARCH_PROVIDER_ICONHelp search provider icon
VSCOLOR_HELP_SEARCH_RESULT_LINK_SELECTEDHelp search result link selected
VSCOLOR_HELP_SEARCH_RESULT_LINK_UNSELECTEDHelp search result link unselected
VSCOLOR_HELP_SEARCH_RESULT_SELECTED_BACKGROUNDHelp search result selected background
VSCOLOR_HELP_SEARCH_RESULT_SELECTED_TEXTHelp search result selected text
VSCOLOR_HELP_SEARCH_BACKGROUNDHelp search background
VSCOLOR_HELP_SEARCH_TEXTHelp search text
VSCOLOR_HELP_SEARCH_PANEL_RULESHelp search panel rules
VSCOLOR_MDICLIENT_BORDERMDI client border
VSCOLOR_PANEL_BORDERPanel border
VSCOLOR_PANEL_GRADIENTDARKPanel gradient dark
VSCOLOR_PANEL_GRADIENTLIGHTPanel gradient light
VSCOLOR_PANEL_HOVEROVERCLOSE_BORDERPanel hover over close border
VSCOLOR_PANEL_HOVEROVERCLOSE_FILLPanel hover over close fill
VSCOLOR_PANEL_HYPERLINKPanel hyperlink
VSCOLOR_PANEL_HYPERLINK_HOVERPanel hyperlink hover
VSCOLOR_PANEL_HYPERLINK_PRESSEDPanel hyperlink pressed
VSCOLOR_PANEL_SEPARATORPanel separator
VSCOLOR_PANEL_SUBGROUPSEPARATORPanel subgroup separator
VSCOLOR_PANEL_TEXTPanel text
VSCOLOR_PANEL_TITLEBARPanel title bar
VSCOLOR_PANEL_TITLEBAR_TEXTPanel title bar text
VSCOLOR_PANEL_TITLEBAR_UNSELECTEDPanel title bar unselected
VSCOLOR_PROJECTDESIGNER_BACKGROUND_GRADIENTBEGINProject designer background gradient begin
VSCOLOR_PROJECTDESIGNER_BACKGROUND_GRADIENTENDProject designer background gradient end
VSCOLOR_PROJECTDESIGNER_BORDER_OUTSIDEProject designer border outside
VSCOLOR_PROJECTDESIGNER_BORDER_INSIDEProject designer border inside
VSCOLOR_PROJECTDESIGNER_CONTENTS_BACKGROUNDProject designer contents background
VSCOLOR_PROJECTDESIGNER_TAB_BACKGROUND_GRADIENTBEGINProject designer tab background gradient begin
VSCOLOR_PROJECTDESIGNER_TAB_BACKGROUND_GRADIENTENDProject designer tab background gradient end
VSCOLOR_PROJECTDESIGNER_TAB_SELECTED_INSIDEBORDERProject designer tab selected inside border
VSCOLOR_PROJECTDESIGNER_TAB_SELECTED_BORDERProject designer tab selected border
VSCOLOR_PROJECTDESIGNER_TAB_SELECTED_HIGHLIGHT1Project designer tab selected highlight1
VSCOLOR_PROJECTDESIGNER_TAB_SELECTED_HIGHLIGHT2Project designer tab selected highlight2
VSCOLOR_PROJECTDESIGNER_TAB_SELECTED_BACKGROUNDProject designer tab selected background
VSCOLOR_PROJECTDESIGNER_TAB_SEP_BOTTOM_GRADIENTBEGINProject designer tab separator bottom gradient begin
VSCOLOR_PROJECTDESIGNER_TAB_SEP_BOTTOM_GRADIENTENDProject designer tab separator bottom gradient end
VSCOLOR_PROJECTDESIGNER_TAB_SEP_TOP_GRADIENTBEGINProject designer tab separator top gradient begin
VSCOLOR_PROJECTDESIGNER_TAB_SEP_TOP_GRADIENTENDProject designer tab separator top gradient end
VSCOLOR_SCREENTIP_BORDERScreentip border
VSCOLOR_SCREENTIP_BACKGROUNDScreentip background
VSCOLOR_SCREENTIP_TEXTScreentip text
VSCOLOR_SIDEBAR_BACKGROUNDSidebar background
VSCOLOR_SIDEBAR_GRADIENTDARKSidebar gradient dark
VSCOLOR_SIDEBAR_GRADIENTLIGHTSidebar gradient light
VSCOLOR_SIDEBAR_TEXTSidebar text
VSCOLOR_SMARTTAG_BORDERSmart tag border
VSCOLOR_SMARTTAG_FILLSmart tag fill
VSCOLOR_SMARTTAG_HOVER_BORDERSmart tag hover border
VSCOLOR_SMARTTAG_HOVER_FILLSmart tag hover fill
VSCOLOR_SMARTTAG_HOVER_TEXTSmart tag hover text
VSCOLOR_SMARTTAG_TEXTSmart tag text
VSCOLOR_SNAPLINESSnaplines
VSCOLOR_SNAPLINES_PADDINGSnaplines padding
VSCOLOR_SNAPLINES_TEXTBASELINESnaplines text baseline
VSCOLOR_SORT_BACKGROUNDSort background
VSCOLOR_SORT_TEXTSort text
VSCOLOR_TASKLIST_GRIDLINESTask list grid lines
VSCOLOR_TITLEBAR_ACTIVETitle bar active
VSCOLOR_TITLEBAR_ACTIVE_GRADIENTBEGINTitle bar active gradient begin
VSCOLOR_TITLEBAR_ACTIVE_GRADIENTENDTitle bar active gradient end
VSCOLOR_TITLEBAR_ACTIVE_TEXTTitle bar active text
VSCOLOR_TITLEBAR_INACTIVETitle bar inactive
VSCOLOR_TITLEBAR_INACTIVE_GRADIENTBEGINTitle bar inactive gradient begin
VSCOLOR_TITLEBAR_INACTIVE_GRADIENTENDTitle bar inactive gradient end
VSCOLOR_TITLEBAR_INACTIVE_TEXTTitle bar inactive text
VSCOLOR_TOOLBOX_BACKGROUNDToolbox background
VSCOLOR_TOOLBOX_DIVIDERToolbox divider
VSCOLOR_TOOLBOX_GRADIENTDARKToolbox gradient dark
VSCOLOR_TOOLBOX_GRADIENTLIGHTToolbox gradient light
VSCOLOR_TOOLBOX_HEADINGACCENTToolbox heading accent
VSCOLOR_TOOLBOX_HEADINGBEGINToolbox heading begin
VSCOLOR_TOOLBOX_HEADINGENDToolbox heading end
VSCOLOR_TOOLBOX_ICON_HIGHLIGHTToolbox icon highlight
VSCOLOR_TOOLBOX_ICON_SHADOWToolbox icon shadow
VSCOLOR_TOOLWINDOW_BACKGROUNDTool window background
VSCOLOR_TOOLWINDOW_BORDERTool window border
VSCOLOR_TOOLWINDOW_BUTTON_DOWNTool window button down
VSCOLOR_TOOLWINDOW_BUTTON_DOWN_BORDERTool window button down border
VSCOLOR_TOOLWINDOW_BUTTON_HOVER_ACTIVETool window button hover active
VSCOLOR_TOOLWINDOW_BUTTON_HOVER_ACTIVE_BORDERTool window button hover active border
VSCOLOR_TOOLWINDOW_BUTTON_HOVER_INACTIVETool window button hover inactive
VSCOLOR_TOOLWINDOW_BUTTON_HOVER_INACTIVE_BORDERTool window button hover inactive border
VSCOLOR_TOOLWINDOW_TEXTTool window text
VSCOLOR_TOOLWINDOW_TAB_SELECTEDTABTool window selected tab
VSCOLOR_TOOLWINDOW_TAB_BORDERTool window tab border
VSCOLOR_TOOLWINDOW_TAB_GRADIENTBEGINTool window tab gradient begin
VSCOLOR_TOOLWINDOW_TAB_GRADIENTENDTool window tab gradient end
VSCOLOR_TOOLWINDOW_TAB_TEXTTool window tab text
VSCOLOR_TOOLWINDOW_TAB_SELECTEDTEXTTool window tab selected text
VSCOLOR_WIZARD_ORIENTATIONPANEL_BACKGROUNDWizard orientation panel background
VSCOLOR_WIZARD_ORIENTATIONPANEL_TEXTWizard orientation panel text
VSCOLOR_LASTEXLastex

__VSSYSCOLOREX supersedes the deprecated VSSYSCOLOR enumeration.

Members of __VSSYSCOLOREX are used as arguments to GetVSSysColorEx to obtain the correct system color value for a given object.

For a full discussion of best practices for making color choices using VSSYSCOLOREX, see Visual Studio User Interface Design Guidelines.

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