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Shows color chooser.

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


Parameter Description Example value
Color The color to prefill.
Expand Optional
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.


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")

See also

Example Databases

Blog Entries

Release notes

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

Clipboard.SetText   -   ColorPanel.GetColor

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