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Excel 2003 change color of a label control

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Hi

I am using Excel 2010 but have saved my spreadsheet as 1997 to 2003.
I changed to developer mode and then added a label.
How do I change the font color of the label?
Similarily how would I change the background color of a text box
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Question by:Murray Brown
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by:Rory Archibald
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Forms or ActiveX?
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Assuming ActiveX (since it won't work with Forms), something like:
sheet1.Label1.ForeColor = 255

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by:Murray Brown
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Hi Rory. Its not an ActiveX control. Just a regular label on a spreadsheet noy a form. Is there a manual way to set this
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by:Rory Archibald
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No, if it's not ActiveX. You can't alter the Forms one.
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Will an ActiveX control work with Excel 2003 and maybe previous versions?
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Yes. (except for Mac versions) :)
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thanks very much
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