troubleshooting Question

Color Numbers For Screen Background

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I like ot have my screen backgroun color stored (and set) in a module that is referened by all screens in the Form Load event.  This way if the user changes their mind or I want to change the backgroun color of all screens I do it in one place.

Since I am using code to set the color I must specify the corresponding color with numbers,  such as:

Public Const cFormBackcolor As Long = 15784923   'pale blue

I know that vbRed, vbBlack etc.. can be used but the user will usually specify something more custom.  Is there any way to detrmine the numerical equivalent of a color?   I'm guessing the numbers somehow break down into a red, green and blue component.  Can I create a color in the custom pallette of the color selector and soemhow know what number corresponds to that color?

Private Sub Form_Load()
Update_Form_Controls Me
End Sub
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