COLOR

Format

COLOR number1,number2

Description

This function is used to set the foreground and background screen colors. The foreground color is specified in number1, the background color in number2.

Valid Colors Foreground Background
Black 0 0
Blue 1 1
Green 2 2
Cyan 3 3
Red 4 4
Magenta 5 5
Brown 6 6
White 7 7
Dark Gray 8
Light Blue 9
Light Green 10
Light Cyan 11
Light Red 12
Light Magenta 13
Yellow 14
Bright White 15


Note: Colors 8-15 when specified for background color result in blinking text.

Example

COLOR 4,8
After execution of this statement, future characters written to the screen will be Blinking Red on a Black Background.