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Different Color Each Row Link 
Ian Sager    
2 months ago
Good afternoon Richard
I wonder if you could help me with, what I hope, will be a simple answer.

I have a table where one of the fields is called 'colourcode' and contains a hexadecimal number representing a specific colour.

What I would like to do is, on a form, where that field is represented on each row, instead of showing the hexadecimal number as text
I would like the back colour of that box to use the hex number to set its colour. I hope I have made myself clear with this description.

Many Thanks in anticipation
Kindest of regards,
Ian
PS I am just about to finish Access beginner level 9 and have thoroughly enjoyed the courses.
Richard Rost    
2 months ago
Can't do it in a Continuous Form. You can do it in a Single Form. In fact, I show how to do it in a few classes, like Advanced 3. The only color options you have to change the color in a Continuous Form is with Conditional Formatting. Once you change a color property it affects ALL of that object on the form.
Richard Rost    
2 months ago
Ian, I moved your post here to the Access Forum instead of the Contact Me page. This is so you get the email notification.
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