# SetBackgroundColor Command

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##### SetBackgroundColor

This article is about GeoGebra command.

##### Command Categories (All commands)
SetBackgroundColor( <Object>, <Red>, <Green>, <Blue> )
Changes the background color of given object. This is used for Texts and for objects in the Spreadsheet. The red, green and blue represent amount of corresponding color component, 0 being minimum and 1 maximum. Number t exceeding this interval is mapped to it using function \mathrm{\mathsf{ 2\left|\frac{t}2-\mathrm round\left(\frac{t}2\right)\right| }}.
SetBackgroundColor( <Object>, <"Color"> )
Changes the background color of given object. This is used for Texts and for objects in the Spreadsheet. The color is entered as text, that may be:
• an English color name (see Reference:Colors). Some of them can be also used in national languages and are listed below.
Note: If you use this command in a GeoGebraScript, you must use the English color names
• an hexadecimal string of the type #AARRGGBB or #RRGGBB, where AA defines transparency (00 full transparency to FF full opacity), RR defines the red component, GG the green one and BB the blue one.
Example: SetBackgroundColor(text1, "#80FF0000") sets the background color of exixting text1 as Red, with a 50% transparency.
SetBackgroundColor( <Red>, <Green>, <Blue> )
Changes the background color of the active Graphics View
SetBackgroundColor( <"Color"> )
Changes the background color of the active Graphics View
Note: If you use this command in a GeoGebraScript, you must use the English color names

• Black
• Dark Gray
• Gray
• Dark Blue
• Blue
• Dark Green
• Green
• Maroon
• Crimson
• Red
• Magenta
• Indigo
• Purple
• Brown
• Orange
• Gold
• Lime
• Cyan
• Turquoise
• Light Blue
• Aqua
• Silver
• Light Gray
• Pink
• Violet
• Yellow
• Light Yellow
• Light Orange
• Light Violet
• Light Purple
• Light Green
• White

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