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How to retreive the BackColor in ARGB format

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79351 Feb 3,2009 01:32 PM UTC Dec 19,2011 08:12 AM UTC WinForms 7
Tags: Test Studio
Administrator [Syncfusion]
Asked On February 3, 2009 01:32 PM UTC

The following statement returns Color [Control]. How do I get the actual color from it?
SwfWindow("Hedge Fund Collateral").SwfObject("m_dealSimpleGrid").Object.CurrentCell.Renderer.StyleInfo.BackColor

Thanks & Regards,

Rajadurai C [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 13, 2009 11:55 AM UTC

Hi Soloman,

Thanks for your interest in Syncfusion products.

Sorry for the long delay in responding to you.

Please refer to the following code that retrieves the color in ARGB format from the color object.

Color c = this.gridControl1.CurrentCell.Renderer.StyleInfo.BackColor;
int a = (int)c.A;
int r = (int)c.R;
int g = (int)c.G;
int b = (int)c.B;
Console.WriteLine(a.ToString ()+","+r.ToString()+","+g.ToString ()+","+b.ToString ());


Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 16, 2009 08:19 AM UTC

Hi Rajadurai,
Thanks for your response.I guess, my request was not in detail enough. My requirement is to get the cell background color of SF Grid. I am using QTP 9.2 with Sync fusion Test add-in (Syncfusion Essential TestStudio - I believe, I won't be able to use the code you provided, in QTP. Let me know, my requirement can be accomplished in any way.
Thanks & Regards,

Nirmal Raja [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 19, 2009 03:37 PM UTC

Hi Soloman,

I have added a method called GetCellBackColor in the source of GridControl custom assembly.
Please download from the following location and replace it in the bin folder in your installed location of EssentialTestStudio:

And then try using the below code to retrieve the back color of a particular cell:
SwfWindow("GridControl").SwfObject("gridControl1").GetCellBackColor 11,6

Let me know if you have any queries.


Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 20, 2009 03:15 PM UTC

Hi Nirmal..
I am not able to retrieve the attachement..Is there any issue with this attachment. Could you please check it out?
Thanks & Regards,

Nirmal Raja [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 26, 2009 01:45 AM UTC

Hi Soloman,

Sorry for the inconvenience.

Please try the below link, and let me know if it helps:


Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 27, 2009 09:17 AM UTC

Hi Nirmal,
Thank you for your response. I was able to download the DLL and I replaced Grid.dll in my machine with this file. When I executed the below scripts, I still get the "Color[Control]" as the background color.
If I don't set the cell first, I get "Color[Window]"

SwfWindow("Hedge Fund Collateral").SwfObject("m_dealSimpleGrid").SetCurrentCell 4,0
ret= SwfWindow("Hedge Fund Collateral").SwfObject("m_dealSimpleGrid").GetCellBackColor (4,0)
msgbox ret

Thanks in advance

Replied On December 19, 2011 08:12 AM UTC


I downloaded the new dll and tried to fetch the Cell fore color using GetCellForeColor method. But it did not work. Please help.

Below is the statement used-
Color = SwfWindow("WindowName").SwfObject("ObjectName").GetCellForeColor(1,1)

Thanks in advance.


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