Red Function

Returns the Red component of the specified composite colour code.

Syntax:


Red (ColorNumber As Long)

Return value:

Integer

Parameter:

ColourNumber: Long integer expression that specifies any composite colour code for which to return the Red component.

Error codes:

5 Invalid procedure call

tip

The colour picker dialogue box details the red, green and blue components of a composite colour code, as well as its hexadecimal expression. Changing the colour of text and selecting Custom colour displays the colour picker dialogue box.


Example:


Sub ExampleColor
Dim lVar As Long
    lVar = rgb(128,0,200)
    MsgBox "The colour " & lVar & " consists of:" & Chr(13) &_
        "red= " & red(lVar) & Chr(13)&_
        "green= " & green(lVar) & Chr(13)&_
        "blue= " & blue(lVar) & Chr(13), 64,"colours"
End Sub

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