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Would like white background in Experiment

Hello. I am using version 1.84.2 on standard standalone Psychopy. I am on builder view and would like to make the background of my experiment white, it is currently grey.
I have changed the colour of the text to black.

Does anyone know how to change this?

Thank you in advance!

Click the Experiment settings button on the toolbar and select the Screen tab.

I feel silly now not being able to find it, I must have been over complicating it. Thank you Michael! It is now working.

Hi,

Do you know how to do this using coderView?

Just change the color of your window object to white:

winObj = visual.Window(size=[1920, 1080], screen=1, color="white", winType='pyglet', waitBlanking=False, fullscr=True, monitor='testMonitor', units='norm')

Hi everyone, does anyone know how to do a more complicated background, e.g., a checkered grid, in builder? Can an image be made as background?

Best,
Tom

Just insert an image component to show the image you want. Make it the top component so that it gets drawn first (i.e. acts as the background). You can change the order of components by right-clicking their icons.

Thanks for this Michael much appreciated.

The problem now is that after I set an image as a background in the way you have suggested it seems to have messed with my already existing trial (presenting 20 objects one after another - now it only presents the first object).

Best,
Tom

For us to assist, you need to explain in detail how you have implemented things, and ideally also show us via screenshots.

thanks for this Michael -

As you may be able to tell, i’m very new to the builder.

All i’m trying to do at this stage is have a checkered grid background (“bg3”) and present 25 objects (“image”) one at a time at random locations on the screen.

The issue i’m having are:
(1) only the first image is being presented, which wasn’t the case before I added the background
(2) I have no idea how to randomise the screen locations

Any advice you might have will be greatly appreciated.

Regards,
Tom

also…

and no error message

cheers,
Tom

fixed it!

for reference…for the background image I set the duration to to infinite thinking it would just exist in the background separate from the routine.

However, I eventually realised its duration needs to be the same duration as I want to present the trial for.

Cheers Michael,
Tom