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ColorDialog in C# for Changing Background Color

Article Abstraction: Changing form background color using ColorDialog tool in C# programming.

You may familiar with ColorDialog for changing colors in different software like MS Word. Like this you can also use ColorDialog in C# to open color box and select different colors.

How to declare a ColorDialog:

You can add ColorDialog from your C# ‘Tool Box’.
Or type ColorDialog cd = new ColorDialog();
– Where cd is the name of your ColorDialog. 

How to open ColorDialog: 

Type type: cd.ShowDialog();
– Where cd is the name of your ColorDialog. 

How to get selected color to your C# program: 

DialogResult.OK is the selected color when you press OK button. Like this you can set what happen when your click on Cancel button in your ColorDialog. 

Code to change background color of your C# form using ColorDialog: 

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Data;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Windows.Forms;

namespace Listbox
{
    public partial class Form1 : Form
    {
        public Form1()
        {
            InitializeComponent();
        }

        private void button1_Click_1(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            ColorDialog cd = new ColorDialog();
            if (cd.ShowDialog() == DialogResult.OK)
            {
                this.BackColor = cd.Color;
            }
        }

    }
}

Sample Output: 

ColorDialog in C# for Changing Background Color

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