C# Color Dialog Box

There are several classes that implement common dialog boxes, such as color selection , print setup etc.

C# color-dialog-box

A ColorDialog object is a dialog box with a list of colors that are defined for the display system. The user can select or create a particular color from the list, which is then reported back to the application when the dialog box exits. You can invite a color dialog box by calling ShowDialog() method.

ColorDialog dlg = new ColorDialog(); dlg.ShowDialog();

The following C# program invites a color dialog box and retrieve the selected color to a string.

Full Source C#
using System; using System.Drawing; using System.Windows.Forms; namespace WindowsFormsApplication1 { public partial class Form1 : Form { public Form1() { InitializeComponent(); } private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) { ColorDialog dlg = new ColorDialog(); dlg.ShowDialog(); if (dlg.ShowDialog() == DialogResult.OK) { string str = null; str = dlg.Color.Name; MessageBox.Show (str); } } } }