Mail Archives: djgpp/1997/08/04/17:41:18

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Date: Mon, 4 Aug 97 23:30 MET DST
To: blp01 AT uow DOT edu DOT au, djgpp AT delorie DOT com
References: <199708040610 DOT QAA07200 AT wumpus DOT its DOT uow DOT edu DOT au>
Subject: Re: text video modes
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From: Georg DOT Kolling AT t-online DOT de (Georg Kolling)

Brett Leslie Porter schrieb:
> > 
> > What I am having problems with is that I can't seem to find the modes I
> > want.  I am looking for 80x28, 80x43, 80x50. and would love to find
> > 132x25, 132x28 and so on.
> > 
> 132-coloumn modes are SVGA text modes and the best way to get them is 
> through VESA (i think it's in the faq)
> the 80x28, 80x.. modes are non-standard, and I'm not sure how they are 
> implemented.

Not true! 80x43 is actually an EGA text mode, 80x28, 80x50 and 80x60 are VGA
standard modes and should be implemented on any VGA compatible graphics card 

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