Mail Archives: djgpp/1997/08/04/19:45:17
> Brett Leslie Porter schrieb:
> > >
> > 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
Thankyou for correcting me. Would you also be able to tell us how you do
this? I forgot to mention that I knew 80x43 (EGA) and 80x50 (VGA) modees
were standard, but I have never sen a reference that describes the
others as standard. Do you know th mode numbers of mode 80x28, 80x60?
What lead me to belive some wre non-standard was that in RHIDE, although
you can set all kinds of funky mode like 80x30 and 94x25, and these are
supposdly supported by Turbo Vision, they caused a few pixels of
gibberish to appeear at the bottom of my screen (I have an S3 video
Sorry for thee mistake, I just don't use text mode much any more...
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