Background Dialog Box
 
 
 
 Command entry:  background

Defines the type, color, effects, and position of the background for a named view.

Type

Lists background overrides (None, Solid, Gradient, Image, or Sun & Sky) that you can apply to a named view.

Solid

Selects a single-color, solid background.

Gradient

Specifies a two- or three-color gradient background. (Select the Three Color check box to define a three-color gradient.) Click the color tiles to choose a color. Displays the Select Color dialog box.

Image

Uses an image file for the background.

Sun & Sky

Displays the Adjust Sun & Sky Background dialog box to specify the position, color and properties of the sun and sky for the background.

Solid Options

Preview

Displays the selected color.

Color

Gradient Options

Specifies settings for a new gradient background.

Preview

Displays the gradient.

Three Color

Specifies a three-color gradient. If not selected, you can specify a two-color gradient.

Top Color

Opens the Select Color dialog box. Choose a color for the top color of the gradient.

Middle Color

Opens the Select Color dialog box. Choose a color for the middle color of the gradient. This option is displayed only if the Three Color check box is selected.

Bottom Color

Opens the Select Color dialog box. Choose a color for the bottom color of the gradient.

Rotation

Specifies an angle at which you can rotate a gradient background. Rotation is not available with a solid or image background. Use the text box or arrows to set the value.

Image Options

Preview

Displays the selected image.

Filename

Displays the image file's name and path.

Browse

Displays the Select File dialog box. Select an image file and click Open.

Adjust Image