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)

Public Shared Function FromOle (
	oleColor As Integer
) As Color

Parameters

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 Sub FromOle_Example(ByVal e As PaintEventArgs)

    ' Create an integer representation of an HTML color.
    Dim oleColor As Integer = &HFF00

    ' Translate oleColor to a GDI+ Color structure.
    Dim myColor As Color = ColorTranslator.FromOle(oleColor)

    ' Fill a rectangle with myColor.
    e.Graphics.FillRectangle(New SolidBrush(myColor), 0, 0, 100, 100)
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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