Feb 2, 2010
I am trying to create a front-page, control-panel style user form that among other things would enable the user to recolor certain aspects of the entire workbook based upon an eye-dropper tool that would pick any color from anywhere on screen (inside or outside of excel).
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Ideally, I would like it to be a simple button, click on color, and then have a square next to the selection panel that would display this color. So an add-in would be the most viable solution, however, any form of coding that works is good enough for me.
I am currently at the stage of being able to enter a hex value into the form manually, display the color box using that hex-color in the form next to the selection panel, and upon completion of the form, edit which colors I need within the entire workbook.
And I have an external application that will select the hex value of any pixel's color and paste it in the clipboard, so if could figure a way to run the small application upon the button-click, take the value from the clipboard, and then close the application, that would work.