Setting the background color in JavaScript

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Question: How do I change the document's background color?

Answer: To change the background color, set the document.bgcolor property. For example, this will change the background color to gray:

document.bgColor="#CCCCCC"  // set to gray
Try it now:
This select box was created using the following code:
<form name="bgcolorForm">Try it now: 
<select onChange="if(this.selectedIndex!=0)
<option value="choose">set background color    
<option value="FFFFCC">light yellow
<option value="CCFFFF">light blue
<option value="CCFFCC">light green
<option value="CCCCCC">gray
<option value="FFFFFF">white

See also:
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  • Hex to CMYK color converter
  • RGB to HSV color converter
  • JavaScript Colors FAQ
  • Changing the color of HTML elements
  • Predefined color names
  • Applying another stylesheet to my page
  • Changing the mouse cursor style
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