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 color   [other color-type attributes]


 Map   [other Map Group attributes]

 Visual configuration




 Already in v5.0.0


Colour of the background in Map views.

This colour is in fact used for for the background of all main views (Outline, Explorer, Chart, Treemap).

The attribute's default is not set but it inherits the default of #f2f2e6 (a buff colour) from the Preferences Maps pane.

A number of utility views also use $MapBackgroundColor (the document-level value, not the current note's) to draw the background of their list panes.

From v5.9.0 it is also be used, in Map views as the primary colour for background patterns.

Possible relevant notes (via "Similar Notes" feature):

A Tinderbox Reference File : Attributes : System Attribute List : MapBackgroundColor