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ControlPaint.Dark Method (Color)

Creates a new dark color object for the control from the specified color.

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

public static Color Dark (
	Color baseColor
public static Color Dark (
	Color baseColor
public static function Dark (
	baseColor : Color
) : Color
Not applicable.



The Color to be darkened.

Return Value

A Color that represents the dark color on the control.

If the specified Color is one of the SystemColors, the color is converted to a SystemColors.ControlDark color; otherwise, the color's luminosity value is decreased.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0