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How to change a gui color upon clicking a button?

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ok so i want to have the gui color change upon this button being clicked by the player so they get to choose the color they want the gui to be i have this script inserted into the button on the screen script.Parent.MouseButton1Click:Connect(function()

script.Parent.Parent.Parent.CoinLabel.BackgroundColor3 = 255, 0, 0

end)

this should change it to red but it apears i dont know what im doing and have done something wrong. if you could tell me what i did wrong so i can fix it that would be good. im pretty sure its the part where its BackgroundColor3 = 255, 0 , 0 but idk what to add to that to make it work.

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incapaxx 2925 Badge of Merit Moderation Voter Community Moderator
9 days ago
Edited 9 days ago

The issue is that you are trying to assign BackgroundColor3 to 255. Remember that in multiple assignment, additional results get discarded.

When there are more expressions than variables:

lua local variable = 1, 2;

variable is assigned to 1 and 2 is silently discarded.

A similar thing happens when there are more variables than expressions:

lua local variable, variable2 = 1;

variable gets 1 and variable2 is just nil.

The fix

use the fromRGB constructor function found in the Color3 table:

lua script.Parent.Parent.Parent.CoinLabel.BackgroundColor3 = Color3.fromRGB(255, 0, 0);

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thanks for the help MPforfun 23 — 9d
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