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Graph modes

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[edit] Definition

Graph modes are used to specify the color depth of the screen and the mode of rendering, by assigning them to the global variable graph_mode. This is also achieved by passing them to the parameters depth and flags in the function set_mode(), which is a pretty tidy solution.

[edit] List

Color depths constants:

Constant - Value - Description
MODE_8BITS - 8 - Use a color depth of 8bit. Also called MODE_8BPP.
MODE_16BITS - 16 - Use a color depth of 16bit. Also called MODE_16BPP.

Render flags constants:

Constant - Value - Description
MODE_WINDOW - 0 - Enables window view.
MODE_2XSCALE - 256 - Doubles the resolution. Edges get smoothed.
MODE_FULLSCREEN - 512 - Enables fullscreen view.
MODE_DOUBLEBUFFER - 1024 - Enables using a double buffer for display. Also called DOUBLE_BUFFER.
MODE_HARDWARE - 2048 - Enables writing directly to Video RAM instead of main RAM. Also called HW_SURFACE.
MODE_MODAL - 4096 - Makes the main window a Modal window.
MODE_FRAMELESS - 8192 - Makes the main window borderless.
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