vga_setpalvec - sets colors in the color lookup table
int vga_setpalvec(int start, int num, int
Sets the num
colors starting with index start
to the RGB values in
contains 3 * num
integers which are the
color values to set from first to last palette entry in the order red, green,
blue (always three consecutive entries in *pal
built a palette entry.
Each color entry is in range 0 - 63. This function is only sensible in 16 or 256
color modes. It selects which color all
(and num - 1
colors) drawn pixels will actually refer to.
Note that setting color 0 will modify the background color and that setting any
color in range 0 .. 15 will affect the operation of
If the VGA_CLUT8
feature is set for the current mode with
(3) the red, green, and blue values are in the range 0 -
The function returns the value of num
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 unknown.
It is very likely that both are at least to some extent are due to Harm
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.