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

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