ColorTranslator.FromOle Method (Int32)


Translates an OLE color value to a GDI+ Color structure.

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

public static Color FromOle(
	int oleColor


Type: System.Int32

The OLE color to translate.

Return Value

Type: System.Drawing.Color

The Color structure that represents the translated OLE color.

The following example is designed for use with Windows Forms, and it requires PaintEventArgse, which is a parameter of the Paint event handler. The code translates an OLE color value to a Color structure, and then uses that color to fill a rectangle.

public void FromOle_Example(PaintEventArgs e)
    // Create an integer representation of an OLE color.
    int oleColor = 0xFF00;

    // Translate oleColor to a GDI+ Color structure.
    Color myColor = ColorTranslator.FromOle(oleColor);

    // Fill a rectangle with myColor.
    e.Graphics.FillRectangle( new SolidBrush(myColor), 0, 0, 
        100, 100);

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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