Returns the background index a given tile is drawn from.



Argument Description
index The index of the tile to check.

Returns: Real


With this function you can get the background_index from which the tile is taken. Please note that this function returns the index (unique identifier) which is a number and not the name of the background asset, which would be a string.


var tile;
tile = tile_layer_find(-1000, mouse_x, mouse_y);
back = tile_get_background(tile);

The above code will first get the index of a tile at the mouse position with a depth of -1000 and then use that value to store the background index of the asset it was created from in the variable "back".

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