Excel 2013 VBA - How to use hex digits to color the interior of a cell.

How can I use hex digits to color the interior of a cell.
I'm trying to use this chart

using this syntax
Range("c1:c20").Interior.Color = &H222222

but I'm doing something wrong!
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KoenChange and Transition ManagerCommented:
and what are you doing wrong?
your code turns cells C1 to C2 in black... (at least in my excel)... Is that not what you want?
Wayne Taylor (webtubbs)Commented:
'&H222222' isn't a Hex colour code. What colour are you after?
Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
Convert your colour here

The above should look like this
Range("c1:c20").Interior.Color = 2236962

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Gustav BrockCIOCommented:
You need to convert that value.

In my article - on a slightly higher level topic - found here:
Create Windows Phone Colour Palette and Selector using WithEvents

go to the paragraph Extras near the bottom and locate the second code block with the function RGBCompound.
That's the one for you to use:

Range("C1:C20").Interior.Color = RGBCompound("222222")

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Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
You do not "need" to convert that value. The function only makes it more user-friendly to use HEX colour values. If you record a macro and change the colour you will see that it will work just fine with integer colour value.
brothertruffle880Author Commented:
Thanks everyone!  Great insights on using that option.
I feel like I took a college class in color.
Gustav BrockCIOCommented:
You are welcome!
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