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Listview Question

Hello Experts:

I have a listview that displays invoices.  I want to change the color of the font in the row based on the status of the invoice.

If the invoice has been paid, it should be red
If the invoice has been paid late, it should be yellow
If the invoice is current, it should be black.

I know you use the following syntax to change the forecolor of the item:

InvoiceList.ListItems(Counter).ForeColor = vbRed
lv.ListSubItems(1).ForeColor = vbRed
lv.ListSubItems(2).ForeColor = vbRed

But I don't want to do this for every different color, so Id like to put the color to be displayed in a variable and do the following:

InvoiceList.ListItems(Counter).ForeColor = ColorSelect
lv.ListSubItems(1).ForeColor = ColorSelect
lv.ListSubItems(2).ForeColor = ColorSelect

And use a select statement to determine the status of the invoice.

Question is, what variable type would I define ColorSelect as so it can hold values like vbred, vbblue, etc.?


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You might be better off using the QBColor(color) method.

0 Black 8 Gray
1 Blue 9 Light Blue
2 Green 10 Light Green
3 Cyan 11 Light Cyan
4 Red 12 Light Red
5 Magenta 13 Light Magenta
6 Yellow 14 Light Yellow
7 White 15 Bright White

To change a color property to red you could try:

Dim lngColor as Long
lngColor = 4
Listview.BackColor = QBColor(lngColor)

Dim ColorSet as long


dim ColorSet(2) as long
escheiderAuthor Commented:
Thanks Rich...I love quick and easy answers..

I appreciate everyone's input, thanks for taking time out of your busy day to help...
Thanks escheider.  Glad I could help.

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