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I have a combo box in my code. it's dropdown style is set drop donw.

When selecting an item blue color appears in combo box.

Because of that selected value is not visible. So I want to change that blue to some color to white.tell me the answer.
Updated 26-Oct-11 21:34pm


Try these:

private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    donw.BackColor = System.Drawing.Color.White;
    donw.ForeColor = System.Drawing.Color.DarkBlue;
    //.. some code here...

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AFAIK, there is no facility to change the Selected Item color for a ComboBox - it uses the Windows default. It is possible to change that, but I wouldn't as it will probably annoy your users no end. If an application did that to my system, it would get uninstalled immediately, and I would be looking for my money back.

You could handle the Paint event for the ComboBox and draw the text / selection status yourself, but I've never tried so I can't say how much work is involved.

I would find another way round your problem, if I could - it isn't normally a problem, so why is it one in your app?
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