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acad_truecolordlg

Displays the AutoCAD or AutoCAD color selection dialogue box with tabs for index color, true color and color books.

(acad_truecolordlg color [allowbylayer] [currentlayercolor])

Argument

color

A dotted pair list that specifies the default color. The first element of the dotted pair must be one of color-related DXF group codes, such as (62, 420 or 430). For example (62 . colorIndex), (420 . truecolor), (430 . "colorbook$colorname")

allowbylayer

A value of T or nil. If set to nil, it disables the ByLayer and ByBlock buttons. Omitting the allowbylayer value or set to non-nil value enables ByLayer and ByBLock buttons.

currentlayercolor

Optional dotted pair list in the same form as color that sets the value of ByLayer/ByBlock color in the dialogue box.

Return Value

nil if the user selects cancel button; One or more dotted pair (depends on the tab on which the color is selected) descripting the color selected. The last dotted pair in the list indicates the color selected.

Examples

; this opens the dialogue box and default to color index tab

$(acad_truecolordlg '(62 . 15))

(62 . 15)

; opens the dialogue box and default to true color tab, with both by layer and byblock buttons disabled

$(acad_truecolordlg '(420 . 4564922) nil)

((62 . 135)(420 . 4564922))

; opens the dialogue box and default to color book tab, and accept the mustard default selection

$(acad_truecolordlg '(430 . "RAL_CLASSIC$RAL_1003"))

((62 . 40) (420 . 16235019) (430 . "RAL_CLASSIC$RAL_1003")

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