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  • Font variable
  • Color of an edit control
  • Text color in a Static control
  • Text color of a Button control
  • Color of the text in a Radio Button or Check Box control
  • Color of the text in a List Box or Combo Box control
  • Color of a TreeView control
  • Text color of a cell, row or column in a Table control
  • Limitations
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Stored procedures
The Color property is used to get or change the font color for:
  • a Font variable.
  • text displayed in a Static or Calculated control of a report.
  • text displayed in a window control.
  • text displayed in a page control.
  • Versions 16 and later
    text in a menu option.
    New in version 16
    text in a menu option.
    text in a menu option.
The effects of the Color property depend on the type of control (for more details, see "Remarks").
Remark: A Font variable is black by default.
Versions 19 and later
WEBDEV - Browser code This function is now available in browser code for Table controls in browser mode.
New in version 19
WEBDEV - Browser code This function is now available in browser code for Table controls in browser mode.
WEBDEV - Browser code This function is now available in browser code for Table controls in browser mode.
Example
// The text color is modified according to the displayed value
IF EDT_Total>15000 THEN
EDT_Total.Color = LightRed
END
WEBDEV - Server codePHPAjax
// Define the characteristics of a Font variable
Font1 is Font
Font1.Name = "Arial"
Font1.Size = 14
Font1.Color = LightYellow
// Apply the font to "MyControl"
MyControl.Font = Font1
Syntax

Finding out the text color Hide the details

<Result> = <Element used>.Color
<Result>: Integer or constant
Color of specified element. This color can correspond to:
WEBDEV - Browser code The color is returned in the format of a character string by the browser.
<Element used>: Name of control or Font variable
Name of element for which the text color must be found. This element can correspond to:
  • the name of a control in a window or in a page.
  • the name of a report control.
  • name of a variable of type Font.

Modifying the text color Hide the details

<Element used>.Color = <New color>
<Element used>: Name of control or Font variable
Name of element for which the text color must be modified. This element can correspond to:
  • the name of a control in a window or in a page.
  • the name of a report control.
  • name of a variable of type Font.
<New color>: Integer or constant
New color for the specified element. This color can correspond to:
Remarks
WEBDEV - Server codePHPAjax

Font variable

A font can be created from a Font variable.
To define the font characteristics, use:
This font can be used:
Assigning a font to a control:
  • if the Font variable has no specific color, the color of the text displayed in the control is kept.
  • if the Font variable has a specific color, this color is applied to the text displayed in the control.

Color of an edit control

The Color property is used to get and change the color of the text entered in a control.
WEBDEV - Server codePHPAjax

Text color in a Static control

The Color property is used to get and change the text color of a Static control.
WEBDEV - Server codePHPAjax

Text color of a Button control

The Color property is used to get and change the text color of a Button control.
WEBDEV - Server codePHPAjax

Color of the text in a Radio Button or Check Box control

The Color property is used to get and change the text color of all the options of a Radio Button or Check Box control.
WEBDEV - Browser codePHP

Color of the text in a List Box or Combo Box control

The Color property is used to get and change the text color of all the options in a List Box control.
WEBDEV - Server codePHPAjax

Color of a TreeView control

The Color property is used to get and change the color of all the labels displayed in a TreeView control.
To find out or modify the text color of an option in the TreeView control, specify the element with one of the following syntaxes:
  • TreeViewName[RowNum]
  • TreeViewName[<Element path>] where Element path is a character string in the following format:
    "<Name of root>" + TAB + ["<Name of 1st node>" + TAB +...
    ["<Name of 2nd node>" + TAB + [...]]]"<Leaf name>"
    Examples:
TREE_TreeView2[2].Color = LightGreen // Colors the second row green
TREE_MyTreeView["Recipe" + TAB + "Dessert"].Color = LightRed
WEBDEV - Server codeWEBDEV - Browser codePHPAjax

Text color of a cell, row or column in a Table control

  • To find out or modify the text color of an option in a Table control, specify the cell with the following syntax: TableName[RowNum][ColumnNum].
    For example, the following code is used to modify the color of the text displayed in the cell on the first row, second column:
    TABLE_Table1[1][2].Color = DarkBlue
  • To find out or modify the text color of a row in a Table control, specify the row with the following syntax: TableName[RowNum].
  • To get or change the text color of a column in a Table control, simply use the Color property with the column name.
Caution: To keep the text color when selecting a row in a browsing Table control, simply use the Color property in the "Selecting a row" event.
Versions 19 and later
WEBDEV - Browser code The Color property is available in browser code only for Table controls in browser mode on:
  • Table rows (browser).
  • Table columns (browser).
  • Table cells (browser).
This property is not available in browser code for classic or Ajax Table controls.
New in version 19
WEBDEV - Browser code The Color property is available in browser code only for Table controls in browser mode on:
  • Table rows (browser).
  • Table columns (browser).
  • Table cells (browser).
This property is not available in browser code for classic or Ajax Table controls.
WEBDEV - Browser code The Color property is available in browser code only for Table controls in browser mode on:
  • Table rows (browser).
  • Table columns (browser).
  • Table cells (browser).
This property is not available in browser code for classic or Ajax Table controls.

Limitations

WEBDEV - Server code Limitations on report controls
The Color property has no effect on:
  • Image controls.
  • Bar Code controls.
  • RTF controls.
  • Check Box controls.
  • Chart controls.
  • Versions 21 and later
    Signature controls.
    New in version 21
    Signature controls.
    Signature controls.
  • reports.
  • report blocks.
WEBDEV - Browser code The Color property works only on the following controls:
  • edit controls.
  • List Box controls.
  • Combo Box controls.
  • Static controls.
  • elements of a List Box control.
  • elements of a Combo Box control.
  • HTML Static controls.
  • 3-state Button controls.
  • formatted display controls.
  • Versions 19 and later
    browser table rows.
    New in version 19
    browser table rows.
    browser table rows.
  • Versions 19 and later
    browser table columns.
    New in version 19
    browser table columns.
    browser table columns.
  • Versions 19 and later
    browser table cells.
    New in version 19
    browser table cells.
    browser table cells.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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