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GetColor (Function)
In french: DonneCouleur
Allows you to get a set of harmonious colors without having to use a table of colors.
// Fill in the data of the Chart control
FOR I = 1 TO 12
// Adds the turnover of month number I
grAddData(CHART_MyChart, I, arrValues[I])
// Assigns a color to the series of month number I
grSeriesColor(CHART_MyChart, I, GetColor())
<Result> = GetColor([<Subscript> [, <Serial>]])
<Result>: Integer
Color in RGB format.
WEBDEV - Browser code <Result> corresponds to a Color variable.
<Subscript>: Optional integer
Number of the color to retrieve.
If this parameter is not specified, the color returned in a color that was never used before.
If this parameter is specified, the same color will always be returned for a given subscript.
PHP This parameter is not available.
<Serial>: Optional Integer constant
Constant indicating the style of color set to retrieve:
colSetDarkThe returned color is chosen among a set of darker colors (suitable for the TreeMap control for example).
(Default value)
The returned color is chosen among a set of standard colors.
colSetPaletteThe returned color is chosen among the set of colors defined for the current palette.
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppAndroidAndroid Widget iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetMac CatalystJava This constant is not available.
colSetPastelThe returned color is chosen among a set of lighter colors.
colSetTemplateThe returned color is chosen among the set of colors defined for the current skin template.
WEBDEV - Server codeWEBDEV - Browser codePHP This constant is not available.
WEBDEV - Browser code


If the result is displayed in a trace (Trace), the Color variable is converted into a string corresponding to the color in RGB format.
Related Examples:
The drawing functions Unit examples (WINDEV): The drawing functions
[ + ] Using the main drawing functions of WINDEV to:
- Initialize an Image control for drawing
- Draw simple shapes
- Write a text into a drawing
- Change the color in a drawing
Business / UI classification: UI Code
Component: wd300obj.dll
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