Color name to uint value

Filing under the “why didn’t I find this before” folder. On the Adobe Flex forums, there was a question about changing the color value of a button based on a switch statement. The user was trying to change the value to “Red”, “Yellow” or “Green”. In the button, the type for color is uint value, so the input needs to be something like “0x990000” for “Red”. I usually just insert in the uint value for a color and not the name, since I usually have to change it. But, this question on the forum got me thinking and searching for Continue reading Color name to uint value