Image.ObjectPalette property (Access)

The ObjectPalette property specifies the palette in the application used to create a bitmap or other graphic that is loaded into the specified control by using the Picture property. Read/write Variant.



expression A variable that represents an Image object.


Microsoft Access sets the value of the ObjectPalette property to a String data type containing the palette information. You can use this setting to set the value of the PaintPalette property for a form or report.

If the application associated with the bitmap or other graphic doesn't have an associated palette, the ObjectPalette property is set to a zero-length string.

The setting of the ObjectPalette property makes the palette of the application that is associated with the OLE object contained in a control available to the PaintPalette property of a form or report. For example, to make the palette used in Graph available when you are designing a form in Microsoft Access, you set the form's PaintPalette property to the ObjectPalette value of an existing chart control.


Windows can have only one color palette active at a time. Access allows you to have multiple graphics on a form, each using a different color palette. The PaintPalette and PaletteSource properties let you specify which color palette a form should use when displaying graphics.

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