This function is used in Python Scripting.


Prompts the user to pick a color using the default color-chooser dialog box.

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions.


system.gui.chooseColor(initialColor, [dialogTitle])

  • Parameters

Color initialColor - A color to use as a starting point in the color choosing popup.

String dialogTitle - The title for the color choosing popup. Defaults to "Choose Color". [optional]

  • Returns

Color - The new color chosen by the user.

  • Scope

Vision Client

Code Examples
Code Snippet
# This code would be placed in the actionPerformed event of a button 
# and would change the background color of the container the button was placed in.
parent = event.source.parent
newColor = system.gui.chooseColor(parent.background)
parent.background = newColor

system gui chooseColor, gui.chooseColor