Column Colour Registry entry

Specify the background colour of a field when displaying records.

Description

Specifying a background colour for a field is an effective way to draw attention to it. This can be achieved using the Column Colour Registry setting.

Usage

This Registry entry can be assigned to users and groups:

Key User User Group Group Group Group
Key 1 User Group Group Group Group User
Key 2 user group group Default Default user
Key 3 Table Table Table Table Table Table
Key 4 Default table Default table Default Default
Key 5 Column Colour
Key 6 column
Value colour

where:

column

is the back-end name for a field to which the background colour is applied.

colour

can be either:

  • Blue
  • Green
  • Red
  • Brown
  • Yellow

    -OR-

  • An HTML colour code, e.g. #FFFF00
    Also known as a Hex triplet. See Wikipedia for details and a list of HTML colour codes.

Examples

This entry gives the Party Type: (Party Details) field a yellow background for all users:

Key Setting
Key 1 Group
Key 2 Default
Key 3 Table
Key 4 eparties
Key 5 Column Colour
Key 6 NamPartyType
Value yellow

This entry gives the multi-value Other Names: (Person Details) field a pale green background using an HTML colour code:

Key Setting
Key 1 Group
Key 2 Default
Key 3 Table
Key 4 eparties
Key 5 Column Colour
Key 6 NamOtherNames_tab
Value #CCFFD2