?
Solved

VB.net Excel Add-in ARGB color vs RGB Color in Excel

Posted on 2014-03-10
2
Medium Priority
?
512 Views
Last Modified: 2014-03-10
Hi.
I was told by an Expert how to get the RGB color of an Excel cell using the following VBA code
What is the difference between the ARGB color in VB.net and the RGB color in Excel VBA?

Sub oGet()
Dim lColor As Long
lColor = Selection.Interior.Color

MsgBox "Red: " & lColor Mod 256 & vbCrLf & _
            "Green: " & Int(lColor / 256) Mod 256 & vbCrLf & _
            "Blue:" & Int(lColor / 256 ^ 2) Mod 256
End Sub
0
Comment
Question by:Murray Brown
[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 Comments
 
LVL 39

Accepted Solution

by:
nutsch earned 2000 total points
ID: 39919033
The A is for Alpha, i.e. the transparency factor, from 0 opaque to 255 transparent.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Murray Brown
ID: 39919697
Thanks
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

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

This code takes an Excel list of URL’s and adds a header titled “URL List”. It then searches through all URL’s in column “A”, looking for duplicates. When a duplicate is found, it is moved to the top of the list. The duplicate URL’s are then highlig…
You need to know the location of the Office templates folder, so that when you create new templates, they are saved to that location, and thus are available for selection when creating new documents.  The steps to find the Templates folder path are …
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates how to create Excel charts: column, area, line, bar, and scatter charts. Formatting tips are provided as well.
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates in Microsoft Excel how to consolidate your marketing data by creating an interactive charts using form controls. This creates cool drop-downs for viewers of your chart to choose from.

752 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