Getting Started

This article will help you get started with the Telerik RadColorEditor control


The RadColorEditor is a control that displays a custom palette from which users can select a single color.

In order to use the RadColorEditor in your projects you have to add references to the following assemblies:

  • Telerik.Windows.Controls
  • Telerik.Windows.Controls.Input

You can find more info here.

The control exposes a SelectedColor property, which is of type Color and is used to store the selected color value.

<telerik:RadColorEditor SelectedColor="Red" /> 

RadColorEditor colorEditor = new RadColorEditor(); 
colorEditor.SelectedColor = Colors.Red; 
Dim colorEditor As New RadColorEditor() 
colorEditor.SelectedColor = Colors.Red 

Whenever a color is selected the SelectedColorChanged event is raised:

<telerik:RadColorEditor x:Name="colorEditor" SelectedColorChanged="colorEditor_SelectedColorChanged " /> 

colorEditor.SelectedColorChanged += new EventHandler<ColorChangeEventArgs>(colorEditor_SelectedColorChanged); 
private void colorEditor1_SelectedColorChanged(object sender, ColorChangeEventArgs e) 
   Color selectedColor = e.Color; 
colorEditor.SelectedColorChanged += New EventHandler(Of ColorChangeEventArgs)(colorEditor_SelectedColorChanged) 
Private Sub colorEditor1_SelectedColorChanged(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As ColorChangeEventArgs) 
    Dim selectedColor As Color = e.Color 
End Sub 

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