Microsoft Small Basic Colours

KS3 Computer Science

11-14 Years Old

48 modules covering EVERY Computer Science topic needed for KS3 level.

GCSE Computer Science

14-16 Years Old

45 modules covering EVERY Computer Science topic needed for GCSE level.

A-Level Computer Science

16-18 Years Old

66 modules covering EVERY Computer Science topic needed for A-Level.

GCSE Programming Resources (14-16 years)

  • An editable PowerPoint lesson presentation
  • Editable revision handouts
  • A glossary which covers the key terminologies of the module
  • Topic mindmaps for visualising the key concepts
  • Printable flashcards to help students engage active recall and confidence-based repetition
  • A quiz with accompanying answer key to test knowledge and understanding of the module

A-Level Software Resources (16-18 years)

  • An editable PowerPoint lesson presentation
  • Editable revision handouts
  • A glossary which covers the key terminologies of the module
  • Topic mindmaps for visualising the key concepts
  • Printable flashcards to help students engage active recall and confidence-based repetition
  • A quiz with accompanying answer key to test knowledge and understanding of the module

Text Window colours:

Example:

TextWindow.ForegroundColor = "Magenta" or TextWindow.BackgroundColor = 13
  • 0 Black
  • 1 DarkBlue
  • 2 DarkGreen
  • 3 DarkCyan
  • 4 DarkRed
  • 5 DarkMagenta
  • 6 DarkYellow
  • 7 Gray
  • 8 DarkGray
  • 9 Blue
  • 10 Green
  • 11 Cyan
  • 12 Red
  • 13 Magenta
  • 14 Yellow
  • 15 White

Graphics Window colours:

Example:

GraphicsWindow.BackgroundColor = "Magenta"

Note: numbers cannot be used to assign colours in the graphics window directly, the names of the colours would need to be stored in a numerically indexed array. A full list of all the colour names can be founds in the Small Basic tutorial.

Note:

GraphicsWindow.BackgroundColor = GraphicsWindow.GetRandomColor()

can be used to assign a random colour.