Storing Color Info

2 posts, 1 answers
  1. Voss Grose
    Voss Grose avatar
    81 posts
    Member since:
    Sep 2012

    Posted 29 Jul 2009 Link to this post

    Do you have a recommendation on how best save color information to a Database if I'm using the ColorPicker?

    When I retrieve the information back and want to use it I'm having a difficult time figuring out how to convert a string to a SolidColorBrush object.

  2. Answer
    Bobi avatar
    513 posts

    Posted 30 Jul 2009 Link to this post

    Hello Voss Grose,

    Please take a look at the following online example that demonstrates how to use different color format :

    The easiest way is to use  the build in:


    So you can store in the database strings like "#FF475A1D" and after that transform then in to color objects in this way:
                             Color color = ColorPaletteBase.HexStringToColor("#FF475A1D");

    I hope that this answers your question.

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