The Backdrop Name is a local value which is set to the current backdrop of the Stage. All backdrops have both a name and number identifying their position in the backdrops pane in the Paint Editor.

There is a block that reports this value, so it can be set to a variable:

when gf clicked
forever
   set [variable v] to (backdrop name)

Related Blocks

The following blocks can be used in conjunction with this value:

Example Uses

This value can be used in a number of ways:

  • Reporting what backdrop is displaying on the stage
  • Doing an action for a specific backdrop
  • Detecting what is the name of a certain backdrop

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