Solved

How to change a listBox 'BackColor' during runtime ?

Posted on 2006-07-11
3
295 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-24
Greetings:

I have a .Net Form Application and need to toggle a listBox background color from red to green during run-time.  I realize the listBox property has this setting in the designer mode but that doesn't do me any good.

I'm guessing the syntax goes like this:

listBox1->BackColor =  some hex value

If there is a list of all available colors that would be even better, otherwise red and green are fine.

I did some reading on-line and saw something like the stuff below ... is all that necessary ?

public:
virtual property Color BackColor {
    Color get () override;
    void set (Color value) override;
}
0
Comment
Question by:John500
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 15

Accepted Solution

by:
lakshman_ce earned 250 total points
ID: 17084864
You can set all these colors to the listbox
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/cpref/html/frlrfsystemdrawingcolorclasstopic.asp

listBox1->BackColor = Color::Red;
0
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:lakshman_ce
ID: 17084880
0
 

Author Comment

by:John500
ID: 17086248
Thanks again !
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
need some help with Editbox 11 115
_itoa_s  equivalent in c# 3 200
SHA256 Code Signing 4 176
Auto build a project upon execution 20 92
The following diagram presents a diamond class hierarchy: As depicted, diamond inheritance denotes when two classes (e.g., CDerived1 and CDerived2), separately extending a common base class (e.g., CBase), are sub classed simultaneously by a fourt…
In Easy String Encryption Using CryptoAPI in C++ (http://www.experts-exchange.com/viewArticle.jsp?aid=1193) I described how to encrypt text and recommended that the encrypted text be stored as a series of hexadecimal digits -- because cyphertext may…
I've attached the XLSM Excel spreadsheet I used in the video and also text files containing the macros used below. https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2017/03_w12/1151775/Permutations.txt https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/201…
How to Install VMware Tools in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 (RHEL 6.4) Step-by-Step Tutorial

734 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question