Macro Command Reference

bgcolor <c> <c> <c> [a]
bgcolor <COLOR>

Defines the background color. Dependent on the color mode the three values are RGB or HSB values from 0.0 to 1.0. The color mode can be set with the command colormode (0=RGB, 1=HSB). With a the alpha value can be defined (default is 1.0). Alternative you can specify the color as hexadecimal string.


This can be a hexadecimal color definition in the format RGB, ARGB, RRGGBB or AARRGGBB where R is red, G is green, B is blue and A is alpha.

There are also named colors which can be used: black, white, red, green, blue, orange, yellow, magenta, cyan, aluminum, aqua, asparagus, banana, blueberry, bubblegum, cantaloupe, carnation, cayenne, clover, eggplant, fern, flora, grape, honeydew, ice, iron, lavender, lead, lemon, licorice, lime, magnesium, maraschino, maroon, mercury, midnight, mocha, moss, nickel, ocean, orchid, plum, salmon, seafoam, silver, sky, snow, spindrift, spring, steel, strawberry, tangerine, teal, tin, tungsten, turquoise

The Plot default colors can be addressed with the numbers 0-15