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Bkgnd tab (v7.0.0 - v7.5.2)

Bkgnd tab (v7.0.0 - v7.5.2)

This tab is removed in v7.5.3+ as the settings are now controlled by the view-type-specific controls in a window tab's properties pop-up.

This gives easy access for setting a number of attribute controlling the appearance of the current map.

Color. There are 3 'standard' colour controls that set $MapBackgroundColor (also used as a background by all other main views):

  • Defined colour list pop-up menu.
  • Colour shade pop-up menu.
  • Custom colour picker dialog.

Pattern. A poop-up menu sets $MapBackgroundPattern. Note the inspector can only set static patterns and not dynamic patterns like bar()/vbar()

  • Pattern pop-up menu.
  • translucent option. Sets $Opacity to 50(%).

Accent. There are 3 'standard' colour controls that set $MapBackgroundColor2:

  • Defined colour list pop-up menu.
  • Colour shade pop-up menu.
  • Custom colour picker dialog.

Texture. This sets the $MapBackgroundFill value via the Fill pop-up menu. The list shows both default and user added textures. There is an additional fill control: