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Getting Started with WinForms ColorDialog

The following tutorial demonstrates configuring the RadColorDialog, localizing tab labeling and responding to the OK button click.

Figure 1: Getting Started with RadColorDialog

WinForms RadColorDialog Getting Started

1. Drop a RadColorDialog on the form.

2. Set the ColorDialogForm.ShowBasicColors property to false.

3. Set the ColorDialogForm.ShowProfessionalColors property to false.

4. Set the ColorDialogForm.ShowHEXColorsValue property to false

5. Set the ColorDialogForm.AllowPickColorFromScreen property to false.

6. Set the ColorDialogForm.ShowCustomColors property to false.

7. Change the ColorDialogForm.WebTabHeading property to read Named Web Colors.

8. Get the SelectedColor or SelectedHlsColor, check the returned DialogResult:

Check the selected values in RadColorDialog

if (radColorDialog1.ShowDialog() == DialogResult.OK)
    Color color = radColorDialog1.SelectedColor;
    HslColor hslColor = radColorDialog1.SelectedHslColor;

If RadColorDialog1.ShowDialog() = DialogResult.OK Then
    Dim color As Color = RadColorDialog1.SelectedColor
    Dim hslColor As Telerik.WinControls.HslColor = RadColorDialog1.SelectedHslColor
End If

9. Press F5 to run the application.

See Also

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