Iterate through Colors


Can someone help me?  What I am trying to do is use a for each loop, to cycle through the System.Darwing.COlor collection, and populate a drop down list with each of there.

thanks in advance

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Carl TawnSystems and Integration DeveloperCommented:

            foreach (string s in Enum.GetNames(typeof(System.Drawing.KnownColor)))

Will give you a list of all known system colors. System.Drawing.Color is a struct rather than an enum, so you can't iterate over it.

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REA_ANDREWAuthor Commented:
Ok I get no errors but the drop down list is empty

 foreach (string s in Enum.GetNames(typeof(KnownColor)))


REA_ANDREWAuthor Commented:
I have at the top of my C# file

using System.Darwing;
using System.Drawing.Imaging;
Carl TawnSystems and Integration DeveloperCommented:
It should work ok. You don't need .ToString() after s in the Add line, but other than that it should be ok.

Try stepping through with the debugger and seeing what "s" is during the loop
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