Standard Colors

The standard color objects for specific shades such as red, blue, green, black, white, and more.

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Adaptable Colors

systemBlueColor

A blue color that automatically adapts to the current trait environment.

systemGreenColor

A green color that automatically adapts to the current trait environment.

systemIndigoColor

An indigo color that automatically adapts to the current trait environment.

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systemOrangeColor

An orange color that automatically adapts to the current trait environment.

systemPinkColor

A pink color that automatically adapts to the current trait environment.

systemPurpleColor

A purple color that automatically adapts to the current trait environment.

systemRedColor

A red color that automatically adapts to the current trait environment.

systemTealColor

A teal color that automatically adapts to the current trait environment.

systemYellowColor

A yellow color that automatically adapts to the current trait environment.

Adaptable Gray Colors

systemGrayColor

The base gray color.

systemGray2Color

A second-level shade of grey.

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systemGray3Color

A third-level shade of grey.

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systemGray4Color

A fourth-level shade of grey.

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systemGray5Color

A fifth-level shade of grey.

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systemGray6Color

A sixth-level shade of grey.

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Transparent Color

clearColor

A color object with grayscale and alpha values that are both 0.0.

Fixed Colors

blackColor

A color object in the sRGB color space with a grayscale value of 0.0 and an alpha value of 1.0.

blueColor

A color object with RGB values of 0.0, 0.0, and 1.0 and an alpha value of 1.0.

brownColor

A color object with RGB values of 0.6, 0.4, and 0.2 and an alpha value of 1.0.

cyanColor

A color object with RGB values of 0.0, 1.0, and 1.0 and an alpha value of 1.0.

darkGrayColor

A color object with a grayscale value of 1/3 and an alpha value of 1.0.

grayColor

A color object with a grayscale value of 0.5 and an alpha value of 1.0.

greenColor

A color object with RGB values of 0.0, 1.0, and 0.0 and an alpha value of 1.0.

lightGrayColor

A color object with a grayscale value of 2/3 and an alpha value of 1.0.

magentaColor

A color object with RGB values of 1.0, 0.0, and 1.0 and an alpha value of 1.0.

orangeColor

A color object with RGB values of 1.0, 0.5, and 0.0 and an alpha value of 1.0.

purpleColor

A color object with RGB values of 0.5, 0.0, and 0.5 and an alpha value of 1.0.

redColor

A color object with RGB values of 1.0, 0.0, and 0.0 and an alpha value of 1.0.

whiteColor

A color object with a grayscale value of 1.0 and an alpha value of 1.0.

yellowColor

A color object with RGB values of 1.0, 1.0, and 0.0 and an alpha value of 1.0.

See Also

Getting Existing Colors

UI Element Colors

The standard color objects for use with labels, text, backgrounds, links, and more.

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