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GetSysColor

Script function

world.GetSysColor

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Type

Method

Summary

Gets the colour of various windows items

Prototype

long GetSysColor(long Index);

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Description

This function directly calls GetSysColor in Windows. It returns the colour used by various items as currently configured in Windows, based on the selector (Index), as follows:

Scrollbar = 0
Background = 1
Active caption = 2
Inactive caption = 3
Menu = 4
Window = 5
Window frame = 6
Menu text = 7
Window text = 8
Caption text = 9
Active border = 10
Inactive border = 11
Application workspace = 12
Highlight = 13
Highlight text = 14
Button face = 15
Button shadow = 16
Gray text = 17
Button text = 18
Inactive caption text = 19
Button highlight = 20
3D dark shadow = 21
3D light = 22
Info text = 23
Info bk = 24


Available in MUSHclient version 3.56 onwards.



VBscript example

Note RGBColourToName (GetSysColor (4))  ' --> may print "silver"


Jscript example

Note (RGBColourToName (GetSysColor (4)))


Lua example

Note (RGBColourToName (GetSysColor (4)))  --> silver


Return value

The RGB code corresponding to the selected colour index.

If the index is out of range, zero is returned.


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Information

Functions

(Debug) Displays debugging information about the world
(EchoInput) A flag to indicate whether we are echoing command input to the output window
(GetConnectDuration) Returns the number of seconds this world has been connected.
(GetEntity) Retrieves the value of an MXP server-defined entity
(GetHostAddress) Returns a list of IP addresses that correspond to a host name on the Internet
(GetHostName) Returns the host name that corresponds to an IP address on the Internet
(GetInfo) Gets information about the current world
(GetInternalCommandsList) Returns a list of the internal MUSHclient command names
(GetLineCount) Gets count of lines received
(GetLineInfo) Gets details about a specified line in the output window
(GetLinesInBufferCount) Returns the number of lines in the output window
(GetMainWindowPosition) Returns the position and size of the main MUSHclient window
(GetNotepadWindowPosition) Returns the position and size of the specified notepad window
(GetNotes) Gets the world's notes
(GetQueue) Returns a variant array which is a list of queued commands
(GetReceivedBytes) Returns the number of bytes received from the world
(GetRecentLines) Assembles a block of text from recent MUD output
(GetSelectionEndColumn) Returns the endling column of the selection in the output window
(GetSelectionEndLine) Returns the last line of the selection in the output window
(GetSelectionStartColumn) Returns the starting column of the selection in the output window
(GetSelectionStartLine) Returns the starting line of the selection in the output window
(GetSentBytes) Returns the number of bytes sent to the world
(GetStyleInfo) Gets details about a specified style run for a specified line in the output window
(GetSystemMetrics) Returns selected system information from Windows
(GetWorldID) Returns the 24-character ID of the current world
(GetWorldWindowPosition) Returns the position and size of the current world window
(GetWorldWindowPositionX) Returns the position and size of a specific world window
(GetXMLEntity) Retrieves the value of a standard entity
(IsConnected) Tests to see if the world is connected to the MUD server
(RGBColourToName) Converts an RGB colour code to its equivalent name
(SetChanged) Sets or clears the "document has changed" flag
(SetEntity) Sets the value of an MXP entity
(UdpPortList) Returns an array of all the UDP ports in use by this world
(Version) Gets the MUSHclient version string.
(WorldAddress) Returns the TCP/IP address of the current world.
(WorldName) Gets the world's name
(WorldPort) Returns the port number of the current world.

(Help topic: function=GetSysColor)

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