Selecting Color in UWP Color Picker (SfColorPicker)

10 May 20211 minute to read

Retrieving the Current Selected Color

SelectedColor property is used to get the selected color in SfColorPicker. The selected color is marked by the selected color thumb. SelectedColor can also be set using hexadecimal color code.

<media:SfColorPicker SelectedColor="#FF008000"/>
colorPicker.SelectedColor = Colors.Green;
colorPicker.SelectedColor = Colors.Green


Retrieving the Previous Selected Color

PreviousColor property is used to get the previously selected color in SfColorPicker. The previous color is displayed in the ellipse placed at right bottom of SfColorPicker control.

Color previousColor = colorPicker.PreviousColor;
Dim previousColor As Color = colorPicker.PreviousColor


Notifying the Selected Color Change

SelectedColorChanged event is fired when the selected color is changed in SfColorPicker

<media:SfColorPicker x:Name="colorPicker"
private void colorPicker_SelectedColorChanged(object sender, DependencyPropertyChangedEventArgs e)


Private Sub colorPicker_SelectedColorChanged(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As DependencyPropertyChangedEventArgs)

End Sub