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Sets the font color to use.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Menu 6.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "MenuItem.SetFontColor"; item; Color )   More

(old name: MenuItem.ApplyColor)


Parameter Description Example
item The reference to the menu item. Please create one with MenuItem.CreateMenuItem or MenuItem.CreateSeparator. $item
Color A color value.
This can be a string in the following format "HSL h s l a", "YUV y u v a", "RGB r g b a", "MONO m a", "GRAY g a" or "COLOR R G B a". Alpha value a is optional. Range of values is 0 to 1.0 except if you use COLOR where RGB values are 0 to 255.
Starting with version 5.4 of our plugin, you can use hex notation. # followed by 2 digits for red, green, blue and optional alpha, e.g. #FF0000 for full red.
"RGB 1 0 0"


Returns OK or error.


Sets the font color to use.
On Windows, a few features are not compatible with having a custom color.


Create menu item with font color:

Set Variable [$item; Value:MBS("MenuItem.CreateMenuItem"; "Red Color")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("MenuItem.SetFontColor"; $item; "#FF0000")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("Menu.AddItem"; $menu; $item)]

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Created 1st October 2016, last changed 1st October 2016

MenuItem.SetEvaluate - MenuItem.SetFontName