$COLOR

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$COLOR is a metacommand that adds named color constants in a program.


Syntax

$COLOR:0
$COLOR:32


Description

  • $COLOR:0 adds constants for colors 0-15. The actual constant names can be found in the file source/utilities/color0.bi.
  • $COLOR:32 adds constants for 32-bit colors, similar to HTML color names. The actual constant names can be found in the file source/utilities/color32.bi.
  • $COLOR is a shorthand to manually using $INCLUDE pointing to the files listed above.
  • Not compatible with $NOPREFIX.


Examples

Example 1: Adding named color constants for SCREEN 0:

$COLOR:0 COLOR BrightWhite, Red PRINT "Bright white on red."


Example 2: Adding named color constants for 32-bit modes:

SCREEN _NEWIMAGE(640, 400, 32) $COLOR:32 COLOR CrayolaGold, DarkCyan PRINT "CrayolaGold on DarkCyan."


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