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Name: J Colombe
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Date: Around 1995


Question:
I am a pretty fluent C programmer on IBM compatibles. Unfortunately, my compiler does not support SVGA (800x600, 256-color) or XVGA (even better) standards. I have seen commercial software that uses these video standards, so why cannot I? Do I just need a better compiler? Am I shamelessly ignorant? I want to write high-res graphics programs. What is the trick?



Replies:
Borland's Turbo C has a graphics package called BGI, and there are avail- able modules for SVGA but not from Borland (at least as of last year). MATLAB which has a C-like syntax probably supports SVGA but is not really geared for image processing.

Hawley


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