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SDL_VideoModeOK(3)             SDL API Reference            SDL_VideoModeOK(3)

NAME

SDL_VideoModeOK - Check to see if a particular video mode is supported.

SYNOPSIS

#include "SDL.h" int SDL_VideoModeOK(int width, int height, int bpp, Uint32 flags);

DESCRIPTION

SDL_VideoModeOK returns 0 if the requested mode is not supported under any bit depth, or returns the bits-per-pixel of the closest available mode with the given width, height and requested surface flags (see SDL_SetVideoMode). The bits-per-pixel value returned is only a suggested mode. You can usually request and bpp you want when setting the video mode and SDL will emulate that color depth with a shadow video surface. The arguments to SDL_VideoModeOK are the same ones you would pass to SDL_SetVideoMode

EXAMPLE

SDL_Surface *screen; Uint32 bpp; . . . printf("Checking mode 640x480@16bpp. "); bpp=SDL_VideoModeOK(640, 480, 16, SDL_HWSURFACE); if(!bpp){ printf("Mode not available. "); exit(-1); } printf("SDL Recommends 640x480@%dbpp. ", bpp); screen=SDL_SetVideoMode(640, 480, bpp, SDL_HWSURFACE); . .

SEE ALSO

SDL_SetVideoMode, SDL_GetVideoInfo SDL Tue 11 Sep 2001, 23:01 SDL_VideoModeOK(3)

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