...you will see a 2 panelled color box in the lower right hand corner, and "Space bar toggles color selection" in the center bottom. By default, mine was gray and "T", indicating foreground and background colors (I think)...
Correct, "...the foreground color in the left half of this box and the background color in the right half." - https://www.ni.com/docs/en-US/bundle/labview/page/lvhowto/coloring_objects_and_backg.html
I know exactly what you mean, Mr. Altenbach! It's sad.
But only God is Holy! Nothing else, no one else.