CSSPrimitiveValue.getRGBColorValue()

The getRGBColorValue() method of the CSSPrimitiveValue interface is used to get an RGB color value. If this CSS value doesn't contain a RGB color value, a DOMException is raised. Modification to the corresponding style property can be achieved using the RGBColor interface.

Syntax

var rgbColorValue = cssPrimitiveValue.getRGBColorValue();

Return value

An RGBColor object representing the color value.

Exceptions

Type Description
DOMException An INVALID_ACCESS_ERR is raised if the attached property can't return an RGB color value (i.e. this is not CSS_RGBCOLOR).

Example

var cs = window.getComputedStyle(document.body);
var cssValue = cs.getPropertyCSSValue("color");
console.log(cssValue.getRGBColorValue());

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Style Specification
The definition of 'CSSPrimitiveValue.getRGBColorValue' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic support
ExperimentalDeprecated
Chrome No support NoEdge ? Firefox No support ? — 62IE ? Opera No support NoSafari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android No support ? — 62Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

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No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.

Document Tags and Contributors

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