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Color conversion gone wrong in converting from vb6 to vb.net

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Hello Everyone,

   I'm porting an application from vb6 to vb.net and the colors I use are wrong. For example in a picturebox I would display the color red in vb6 but now it shows a different color. I think maybe there is a problem with using the following line of code:
system.drawing.colortranslation.fromole (selectedcolor) 

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Any help would be appreciated!
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by:SylvainDrapeau
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Hello !

Could it be "colortranslator" instead of translation ?

Syldra
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by:SylvainDrapeau
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What is the formaat of "selectedcolor" ?

It is supposed to be a color in the form of an integer (HTML style).

Ex. : Red would be &HFF0000 and Green would be &HFF00

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For 'normal' colors your can use Color.FromARGB or ColorTranslator.FromWin32. Use FromOle when in VB6 you used 'system' colors - vbButtonFace, vbWindowsText etc
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Thanks for the Help!
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