Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Excel 2010 VBA combobox backcolor

Posted on 2011-03-18
4
Medium Priority
?
1,671 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Since we have a lot more color choices in 2007 an 2010 - is it possible to use BackColor other than the ones that come up in the Color Palette? (56 colors)

I'm familiar with &HC0C0FF etc. I wonder is that extends to all the possible colors in Excel 2010 and how I would get that color code for any given color.

Is it possible to, and has someone have suggestions for a methodology for combining that with Styles?
Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:hindersaliva
[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
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
SeanStrickland earned 2000 total points
ID: 35164636
Have you tried using RGB()?  It's RGB(red [0-255], green [0-255], blue [0-255]).  It lets you set your own red/green/blue value to create any color you want.

Example:
Me.ComboBox1.Backcolor = RGB(200,100,50)

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:hindersaliva
ID: 35164802
Perfect. So simple.
0
 

Author Comment

by:hindersaliva
ID: 35164818
Any further discussion/links on Excel 2010 VBA Styles strategies welcomed.
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:SeanStrickland
ID: 35166050
Glad I could help.  Thanks for the grade.

Cheers,
Sean
0

Featured Post

Keep up with what's happening at Experts Exchange!

Sign up to receive Decoded, a new monthly digest with product updates, feature release info, continuing education opportunities, and more.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Introduction This Article briefly covers methods of calculating the NPV and IRR variants in Excel as well as the limitations in calculating and interpreting IRR results. Paraphrasing Richard Shockley, author of my favourite finance reference tex…
Access developers frequently have requirements to interact with Excel (import from or output to) in their applications.  You might be able to accomplish this with the TransferSpreadsheet and OutputTo methods, but in this series of articles I will di…
The viewer will learn how to create two correlated normally distributed random variables in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on different levels of investment in each of the two funds over a period of ten years, and, create a …
Excel styles will make formatting consistent and let you apply and change formatting faster. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Excel's built-in styles, how to modify styles, and how to create your own. You'll also learn how to use your custo…

610 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