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Using the Common Dialog control - ShowColor
Language(s):Visual Basic 6.0
Category(s):Common Dialog

Choosing colors with the CommonDialog control.

' Using the Common Dialog control - ShowColor

' Choosing colors with the CommonDialog control
' 1) Create a new project. Form1 will be created by default.
' 2) Select Project|Components from the menu and add the Microsoft Common Dialog Control to the project.
' 3) Add a Common Dialog Control to the form. 
' 4) Add a Command Button to the form. 
' 5) Paste the following code into the declarations section of Form1:

' --- Begin code for Form1

Option Explicit

Private Sub Form_Load()
  Me.Caption = "CommonDialog Example - ShowColor"
  Command1.Caption = "&ShowColor"
End Sub

Private Sub Command1_Click()

  Me.BackColor = CommonDialog1.Color
End Sub

' --- End code for Form1 ---

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