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VB.NET Language in a Nutshell, Second Edition by Steven Roman PhD, Paul Lomax, Ron Petrusha

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Name

QBColor Function

Class

Microsoft.VisualBasic.Information

Syntax

QBColor(color)
color (required; Integer)

A whole number between 0-15

Return Value

Long

Description

Returns a Long integer representing the RGB system color code

Rules at a Glance

color can have any of the following values:

Number

Color

0

Black

1

Blue

2

Green

3

Cyan

4

Red

5

Magenta

6

Yellow

7

White

8

Gray

9

Light Blue

10

Light Green

11

Light Cyan

12

Light Red

13

Light Magenta

14

Light Yellow

15

Bright White

Programming Tips and Gotchas

  • The RGB function allows much more flexibility than the older QBColor function, which is a remnant of QBasic.

  • Visual Basic now contains a wide range of intrinsic color constants that can be used to assign colors directly to color properties of objects.

See Also

RGB Function

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