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24 bit True Color Graphics

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  • : I need help with that 24 bit true color graphics stuff, i've looked around, and i can't seem to find any info on 16.8 million color programming in dos (QuickC). please, i can interpret any language basically, so if you have an code, or links to code, or whatever, please, please, help!


    You can use VESA for 24-bit under DOS. Just use

    VESA to open the display mode, and the memory is mapped

    in the following fashion, 3 bytes a pixel:


    Red Byte, Green Byte, Blue Byte


    You write to the standard video segment (A000) for banked

    video modes, and you can use VESA command 5h to change banks.


    For the entire VBE spec, check:


    VESA.ORG


    URL:http://acheronx.resnet.tamu.edu

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