Custom Windows Forms Controls: ColorPicker.NET


My latest article on MSDN discusses the functionality involved in some of the custom controls that were created for ColorPicker.NET. As promised earlier, I’ve made the source code for the application available through the article. As always, constructive criticism is more than welcome.


Comments (2)

  1. Hi Chris,

    roughly a year ago, I wrote also a color picker as one of my first .NET programs, nearly for the same reasons you mentioned =).

    As I’m used to graphics programming I added the possibility to copy the color to the clipboard using various formats (also automaticly when the color changed). I also support transparency by the possibility to specify the alpha channel.

    A screenshots can be found there : http://sund.de/schott/storage/picker.PNG

    When I find the time, maybe I change my scrollbars to your nice color sliders. 🙂

    I found inconvenient that the System.Drawing.Color struct has not a method like FromAHSB, which would be orthogonal to FromARGB. I ended up writing one by myself :(. Do you know if this will be fixed in the 2.0 Framework?

    Bye

    ScottManDeath

    P.S. btw, your application icon could get a face lifting 😉