ColorTranslator::FromOle Method (Int32)


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

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

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.

   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( gcnew SolidBrush( myColor ), 0, 0, 100, 100 );

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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