Blue Function

Returns the blue component of the specified composite color code.


Blue (Color As Long)

Return value:



Color value: Long integer expression that specifies any composite color code for which to return the blue component.

Error codes:

5 Invalid procedure call


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


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

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