Console::ResetColor Method

Sets the foreground and background console colors to their defaults.

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

public:
static void ResetColor()

ExceptionCondition
SecurityException

The user does not have permission to perform this action.

IOException

An I/O error occurred.

The foreground and background colors are restored to the colors that existed when the current process began. For more information, see the ForegroundColor and BackgroundColor properties.

The following example saves the values of the ConsoleColor enumeration to an array and stores the current values of the BackgroundColor and ForegroundColor properties to variables. It then changes the foreground color to each color in the ConsoleColor enumeration except to the color that matches the current background, and it changes the background color to each color in the ConsoleColor enumeration except to the color that matches the current foreground. (If the foreground color is the same as the background color, the text isn't visible.) Finally, it calls the ResetColor method to restore the original console colors.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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