The area of a display screen or printed area not covered by characters and graphics. For web publishers, Logo Lab helps determine the right artwork to use with your background color.
(1) The color that QuickDraw applies to the background parts of a glyph; specified by the bkColor field of the current graphics port. (2) The color of the pixels wherever no drawing has taken place. By default, the background color is white. (3) The color of the area between the dots of a halftone.
The color that will be used as a background color for the entire viewable surface of a physical workstation when plots are drawn on it.