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Convert color name to Color object

using System;
using System.Windows.Media;
public static class Utility
    public static Color ToColor(this string colorName)
        if (colorName.StartsWith("#"))
            colorName = colorName.Replace("#", string.Empty);
        int v = int.Parse(colorName, System.Globalization.NumberStyles.HexNumber);
        return new Color()
            A = Convert.ToByte((v >> 24) & 255),
            R = Convert.ToByte((v >> 16) & 255),
            G = Convert.ToByte((v >> 8) & 255),
            B = Convert.ToByte((v >> 0) & 255)


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