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returns an object with the available configuration attributes of the control

getProperties(): IColorpickerProps;


An object with the available attributes of the control and their values.


const form = new dhx.Form("form_container", {
rows: [
type: "colorpicker",
name: "colorpicker",
labelWidth: "200px",
label: "Choose your color"


// -> the returned object:
customColors: [],
editable: false,
errorMessage: "",
grayShades: true,
height: "content",
helpMessage: "",
hiddenLabel: false,
icon: "",
label: "Choose your color",
labelPosition: "top",
labelWidth: "200px",
padding: 0,
palette: [Array(7), Array(7), ...],
placeholder: "",
preMessage: "",
required: false,
successMessage: "",
validation: undefined,
width: "content"

The returned object of the ColorPicker control can contain the following configuration attributes:

validation(function) the validation function, takes as a parameter the value to validate and returns true/false to indicate the result of validation
width(string|number|"content") the width of a control
height(string|number|"content") the height of a control
padding(string|number) sets padding between a cell and a border of the ColorPicker control
icon(string) the name of an icon from the used icon font
placeholder(string) a tip for the input
editable(boolean) allows a user to enter the value of the control manually
required(boolean) defines whether a control is required
label(string) specifies a label for a control
labelWidth(string|number) sets the width of the label of a control
hiddenLabel(boolean) invisible label that will be used to identify the input on the server side
labelPosition(string) defines the position of a label: "left"|"top"
helpMessage(string) adds a help message to a control
preMessage(string) a message that contains instructions for interacting with the control
successMessage(string) a message that appears in case of successful validation of the control value
errorMessage(string) a message that appears in case of error during validation of the control value
mode(string) the mode of a control: "palette" (default), "picker"
palette(array) contains arrays of colors you want to be shown in a colorpicker
customColors(array) shows a section with custom colors in the bottom part of the ColorPicker
grayShades(boolean) defines whether the section with gray shades is displayed in the palette

Change log:

added in v7.0