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Color.Name Property

Gets the name of this Color.

Namespace:  System.Drawing
Assembly:  System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)

public string Name { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of this Color.

This method returns either the user-defined name of the color, if the color was created from a name, or the name of the known color. For custom colors, the RGB value is returned.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the Name property. This example is designed to be used with Windows Forms. Paste the code into a form that contains a button named Button2 and associate the Button2_Click method with the button's Click event.


private void Button2_Click(System.Object sender, System.EventArgs e)
{

    Button2.Width = 100;
    Button2.Text = "Color: "+Button2.BackColor.Name;
}


.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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