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Return a Color object given a string representation of it

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import java.awt.Color;

public class Util{
  * Return a <code>Color</code> object given a string representation of it
  * @param color
  * @return string representation
  * @throws IllegalArgumentException if string in bad format
      public static Color stringToColor(String s) {
          try {
              return new Color(Integer.decode("0x" + s.substring(1, 3)).intValue(),
                  Integer.decode("0x" + s.substring(3, 5)).intValue(),
                  Integer.decode("0x" + s.substring(5, 7)).intValue());
          } catch (Exception e) {
              return null;


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