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VB.net Excel Add-in Cell interior color eg Yellow

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In my Excel Add-in I have a procedure where a color is passed in as a string,
why doesn't the following code work?

Sub oColor(ByVal strColor As String)
        Globals.ThisAddIn.Application.Selection.Interior.color = strColr
End Sub
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Excel is expecting a Long for the .Color property, not a string. You can generate the value of that Long by using the color picker (and then interrogating the color of the active cell) or by using the RGB function.
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