Manual Reference Pages - VGA_GETMODENAME (3)
vga_getmodename - return a name for the given video mode
char *vga_getmodename(int mode);
A pointer to a static memory buffer is returned. Depending on mode it consist of
G followed by the
amount of x pixels, followed by a lower case
x, followed by the
amount of y pixels, followed by a lower case
x. Finally the number of different colors is appended. Here the shortcuts
32K,64K,16M, and 16M4 are used for 32768, 65536, and 16777216 are used. The last refers also to
16777216 which are store in 4 bytes (highest address byte unused) for easier
For unsupported values
mode the empty string "" is returned. In general the string resembles the corresponding
#define for the videomode in
This manual page was edited by Michael Weller <firstname.lastname@example.org>. The
exact source of the referenced function as well as of the original documentation is
It is very likely that both are at least to some extent are due to
Harm Hanemaayer <H.Hanemaayer@inter.nl.net>.
Occasionally this might be wrong. I hereby
asked to be excused by the original author and will happily accept any additions or corrections
to this first version of the svgalib manual.
|Svgalib (>= 1.2.11) ||VGA_GETMODENAME (3) ||27 July 1997 |
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