The backgrounds toolbar addon allows you to set the background color in which the story renders in the UI:
By default, the backgrounds toolbar includes a light and dark background.
But you're not restricted to these backgrounds, you can configure your own set of colors with the
parameters.backgrounds parameter in your
If you define the
default property, the addon will apply it to all stories. Otherwise, it's only listed as an available color.
Extending the configuration
You can also define backgrounds per-component or per-story basis through parameter inheritance:
You can also override a single key on the
backgrounds parameter, for instance, to set a different default value for a particular story:
If you want to disable backgrounds in a story, you can do so by setting the
backgrounds parameter like so:
Backgrounds toolbar also includes a Grid selector. This way, you can quickly see if your components are aligned.
You don't need additional configuration to get started. But its properties are fully customizable, if you don't supply any value to any of its properties, they'll default to the following values:
Disable the grid
If you need to disable the grid for a specific story, set the
backgrounds parameter to the following: