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How to assign different color to items in drop-down list in app designer?

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Is it possible to provide different color to individual item in a drop-down list in app designer?
I have multiple entires in my drop down list. I want to assign either red or green font color to indiviual drop-down item based on my requirement.
How to do this?
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Reshma Nerella
Reshma Nerella on 12 Apr 2022
Moved: Adam Danz on 17 Mar 2023
Currently we do not support changing the color of individual items in drop down list in App Designer. I have brought this issue to the notice of the concerned people and it might be considered for a future release.

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Jasmine Poppick
Jasmine Poppick on 17 Mar 2023
Starting in R2023a you can do this using the addStyle function.
In the StartupFcn callback of the app, you can create a style using uistyle and specify the BackgroundColor property, and then add the style to an item of the drop-down component. For example:
s = uistyle(BackgroundColor="green");
addStyle(app.DropDown,s,"item",2)

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