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Adjusts the text draw area background color (the outline/shadow - NOT the box. For box color, see TextDrawBoxColor).

(Text:text, color)
textThe ID of the textdraw to set the background color of
colorThe color that the textdraw should be set to.

Return Values:

This function does not return any specific values.



If TextDrawSetOutline is used with size > 0, the outline color will match the color used in TextDrawBackgroundColor. Changing the value of color seems to alter the color used in TextDrawColor

Example Usage:

new Text:MyTextdraw;
public OnGameModeInit()
    MyTextdraw= TextDrawCreate(320.0, 425.0, "This is an example textdraw");
    TextDrawUseBox(MyTextdraw, 1);
    TextDrawBackgroundColor(MyTextdraw, 0xFFFFFFFF); // Set the background color of MyTextdraw to white
    return 1;


If you want to change the background colour of a textdraw that is already shown, you don't have to recreate it. Simply use TextDrawShowForPlayer/TextDrawShowForAll after modifying the textdraw and the change will be visible.

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