int = SetBkColor(color)

Sets the current background color to the specified color.


color : int

A windows color specification. See the win32api documentation for details.


If the background mode is OPAQUE, the system uses the background color to fill the gaps in styled lines, the gaps between hatched lines in brushes, and the background in character cells. The system also uses the background color when converting bitmaps between color and monochrome device contexts.

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Return Value

The return value is the previous background color.