Get colors

Use this step to fetch the foreground and background color information of an image.

Last published at: August 22nd, 2023

clsAzureMLGetColors Step


This step gets the foreground, background color details of an image using Azure ML.  



  • varGlobalToStoreValue– Variable or global to hold the result
  • imageFilePath – file path to the image



  • True – step executed successfully
  • False – step failed to execute






Let’s build and execute the “clsAzureMLGetColorsDef” example. 

  • Create a new workflow definition
  • Drag a get “clsAzureMLGetColors” step from the toolbox
  • Connect the dots between the start and “clsAzureMLGetColors” step
  • Define a variable/global to store the result after execution
  • Click on the "clsAzureMLGetColors" step to configure its "Settings" properties. 
  • The image file path refers to the image located on the server. The image is included here for reference.
  • The “Logging” setting configuration is necessary for documentation and also measure the workflow progress and the percent complete. This is acheived by configuring the step state and percent fields individually as shown in the images below. Configure the “Logging” using the following properties.
  • Navigate to Status - Settings - Configuration - Azure ML settings menu option to complete the configuration. A sample image is included here for reference.   
  • Create a process instance and execute, the process shall get the foreground, background color details of an image. Render the process instance, select the clsazuremlgetcolors step and view the properties as shown below.