DriveWorks Solo 15: Background, Caption, Header, Hover, Input Background, List Item, Option Item and Text Color [send feedback...]

Background, Caption, Header, Hover, Input Background, List Item, Option Item and Text Color

The Background, Input Background, Hover, Option Item and Text Color property sets the color for the background, input background, hover, option item and text of the control.

Property Type: Static

Default Value:

  • Background Color: Takes the color of the user form the control is added to.
  • Caption Color: ControlText
  • Header Color: ControlText
  • Hover Color: Red
  • Input Background: White
  • List Item Color: ControlText
  • Option Item: ControlText
  • Text Color: Blue (Hyperlink), ControlText(All other controls)
By default the background color for all controls are set to the same value as the background color for the user form they exist on.

These properties require a system color name or a hexadecimal color value to be set.

To Change the Default Value

Ensure the property is a static property (the gray orb  will be displayed alongside the property name)

The default value of the static property can be changed by one of the following methods:

  • Using the Color Chooser.
    1. Click in the property for the control to be changed
    2. Click the drop down list at the end of the property value field
    3. Select the color tab to use (from Custom, Web or System)

    4. Select the required color from the list.
  • Typing the Color name or Hexadecimal value.
    1. Click in the property for the control to be changed
    2. Type the name of the color or it's hexadecimal value directly into the property field.

Examples

Color Property Value (static)Result
WhiteChanges the color of the control to white
TransparentChanges the color of the control to be transparent
#644B47Changes the color of the control to be the color of the hexadecimal value #644B47

A rule can also be built for this property by changing the type to dynamic.

See How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property.

Color Property Value (dynamic)Result
ColorHex(56,129,205,255)Changes the color of the control to be the hexadecimal equivalent of the RGB and Opacity values 56, 129, 205, 255.
ColorHex(RedReturn, GreenReturn, BlueReturn, OpacityReturn)Changes the color of the control to be the hexadecimal equivalent of the RGB and Opacity values coming from the corresponding controls.

Value set in Form Designer. For DriveWorks projects static properties can be made Dynamic by double clicking the gray radio button.

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