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Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3


This property specifies the display panel's background color. This property is read/write.

Compatibility: Windows Media Player, ActiveMovie


MediaPlayer.DisplayBackColor [ = lColor ]


  • lColor
    Long value specifying the display panel's background color. The default value is zero (black).


You can specify the background color in either of two ways.

Setting Description

Normal RGB colors

Colors specified by using the color palette.

The valid range for a typical RGB color is 0 to 16,777,215 (0xFFFFFF).

The high byte of a number in this range equals 0; the lower 3 bytes, from least to most significant byte, determine the amount of red, green, and blue, respectively.

The red, green, and blue components are each represented by a number between 0 and 255 (0xFF).

For example, consider a color with a red component of 230, a green component of 216, and a blue component of 173. This is the named color "lightblue".

Converted to hexadecimal, the red, green, and blue color components are 0xE6, 0xD8, and 0xAD, respectively. Therefore, the color has a hexadecimal value of 0xADD8E6, which converts to the decimal value 11,393,254.

ActiveMovie compatibility mode is only supported through Windows CE .NET 4.1.


Windows Embedded CE Windows CE 3.0 and later

See Also


Windows Media Player Properties


Compatibility Modes