The correct title of this article is Backdrop # (value). The Scratch Wiki uses this different title because of technical restrictions.

The Backdrop # 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 for a variable:

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

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
  • Doing an action for a specific backdrop

See Also

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