Class: ColorDialog in Category Windows : Common Dialogs from Total Visual SourceBook

Displaying the Windows Choose Color Common Dialog in VB6 and VBA with support for 32 and 64-bit API calls.

Procedure Name Type Description
(Declarations) Declarations Declarations and private variables for the CColorDialog class.
Color Property Get the current color.
Flags Property Get the flags.
Class_Initialize Initialize Set initial values.
Show Method Display the choose color common dialog.
' Example of CColorDialog
' To try this example, do the following:
' 1. Create a new form
' 2. Add a command button 'cmdTest'
' 3. Paste all the code from this example to the new form's module
' 4. Run the form

Private Sub cmdTest_Click()
  ' Comments: Example of using the CColorDialog class to select colors from the Windows Common Control Color Dialog.
  '           As you select a color from the dialog, the color of the text on the button changes.

  Dim clsColorDialog As CColorDialog

  ' Initialize the class
  Set clsColorDialog = New CColorDialog

  ' Set the default color
  clsColorDialog.Color = vbRed

  ' Set flags as desired
  clsColorDialog.Flags = colFullOpen + colRgbinit

  ' Show dialog and test if a color was selected
  If clsColorDialog.Show() Then
    ' Change the text color of the button
    Me.cmdTest.ForeColor = clsColorDialog.Color
  End If

  ' Clean up
  Set clsColorDialog = Nothing

End Sub

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