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This property specifies a color used for displaying the calendar, event, todo, or journal data.

Value Type


Property Parameters

IANA and non-standard property parameters can be specified on this property.


This property can be specified once in an iCalendar object or in "VEVENT", "VTODO", or "VJOURNAL" calendar components.


This property specifies a color that clients MAY use when presenting the relevant data to a user. Typically, this would appear as the "background" color of events or tasks. The value is a case-insensitive color name taken from the CSS3 set of names, defined in Section 4.3 of [W3C.REC-css3-color-20110607].

Format Definition

This property is defined by the following notation:

 color          = "COLOR" colorparam ":" text CRLF
               ; Value is CSS3 color name

 colorparam     = *(";" other-param)


The following is an example of this property


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