QBColor Function [Runtime]

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Returns the RGB color code of the color passed as a color value through an older MS-DOS based programming system.

Syntax:

QBColor (ColorNumber As Integer)

Return value:

Long

Parameter:

ColorNumber: Any integer expression that specifies the color value of the color passed from an older MS-DOS based programming system.

ColorNumber can be assigned the following values:

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

This function is used only to convert from older MS-DOS based BASIC applications that use the above color codes. The function returns a long integer value indicating the color to be used in the LibreOffice IDE.

Error Codes

5 Invalid procedure call

Example:

Sub ExampleQBColor
Dim iColor As Integer
Dim sText As String
    iColor = 7
    sText = "RGB= " & Red(QBColor( iColor) ) & ":" & Blue(QBColor( iColor) ) & ":" & Green(QBColor( iColor) )
    MsgBox stext,0,"Color " & iColor
End Sub