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Adjusts the text box colour (only used if TextDrawUseBox 'use' parameter is 1).

(Text:text, color)
textThe TextDraw to change
colorThe colour. Opacity is set by the alpha intensity of colour (eg. color 0x000000FF has a solid black box opacity, whereas 0x000000AA has a semi-transparent black box opacity).

Return Values:

  • 1: The function was executed successfully.
  • 0: The function failed to execute. This means the textdraw specified does not exist.

Example Usage:

new Text:Example;
public OnGameModeInit()
    Example = TextDrawCreate(123.0, 123.0,"Example");
    TextDrawUseBox(Example, 1);
    TextDrawBoxColor(Example, 0xFFFFFFFF);
    return 1;


If you want to change the boxcolour of a textdraw that is already shown, you don't have to recreate it. Simply use TextDrawShowForPlayer/TextDrawShowForAll after modifying the textdraw and the change will be visible.

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