ColorDialog.AnyColor Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the dialog box displays all available colors in the set of basic colors.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

abstract AnyColor : bool with get, set 
override AnyColor : bool with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the dialog box displays all available colors in the set of basic colors; otherwise, false. The default value is false.

The following code example demonstrates initializing a ColorDialog setting the AnyColor, AllowFullOpen properties. The ColorDialog does not enable the user to set a custom color, but it enables the full set of basic colors be displayed. When you set the SolidColorOnly property to false, it enables the display of colors that are combinations of other colors on systems with 256 or less colors. The example also shows setting the ShowHelp property and handling a HelpRequest event for a dialog. To run the example, paste the following code in a form and call the InitializeColorDialog method in the form's constructor or Load method. This example requires that the Click event of the button is connected to the event-handler method defined in the example.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.3, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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