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Shows color chooser.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
ColorPanel 8.3 ❌ No ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "ColorPanel.Choose"; Color { ; Expand } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
Color The color to prefill.
Expand Available in MBS FileMaker Plugin 10.2 or newer.
Whether to show dialog expanded.
Default is 0 to show collapsed. Pass 1 for expanded view.
1 Optional


Returns color, Cancel or error.


Shows color chooser.
If you pass a color, it's preselected.

Versions until 8.5 return OK when cancel was selected. This was corrected for 9.0.
Windows may not select the given color if it doesn't like it.


Choose color:

MBS( "ColorPanel.Choose"; "#FF0000")

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Created 13th June 2018, last changed 8th May 2020

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