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RepositoryItemColorEdit.ColorText Property

Gets or sets the value indicating the type of display text describing the selected color.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraEditors.Repository

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraEditors.v23.1.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.Navigation


public ColorText ColorText { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
ColorText Native

The type of display text to represent the selected color.

Available values:

Name Description

The selected color is represented as an integer value in the edit box.

The following image shows a color editor with the RepositoryItemColorEdit.ColorText property set to Integer.



The selected color is represented as a human-readable string in the edit box. If the selected color is one of predefined colors, display text specifies its common name (such as Aquamarine, Highlight or WindowText). Otherwise, the string consists of the ARGB (alpha, red, green, and blue) components.

The following screenshots show color editors when the RepositoryItemColorEdit.ColorText property is set to Native.

  • a color is selected from the Custom panel of the dropdown window.


  • a color is selected from the Web panel of the dropdown window



The ColorText type enumerates possible styles to represent the selected color. It is possible to represent the selected color either as integer or using the corresponding common name. Refer to the ColorText topic for more information.

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