C code for 256 grey scale

Bernard P. Murray, PhD bpmurray*STUFFER* at socrates.ucsf.edu
Mon Aug 31 16:33:50 EST 1998

In article <35EADE11.946B57CF at cyberway.com.sg>, MWSN
<mwsn at cyberway.com.sg> wrote:

> Hello ,
> I am trying to code a DOS program to ouput a 256
> grey-scale in BORLAND C
> language on the VGA monitor .
> Can anyone advise me how should I go about doing it?
> Thank you in advance
> Soon Meng

Borland only supplies drivers for VGA and 8514/a at the high
end of displays.  However, there are some shareware (and maybe
freeware) libraries for SVGA/VESA modes.  I don't have any
addresses handy but a few minutes with a web search engine
should locate something.
     Good luck,
Bernard P. Murray, PhD
Dept. Cell. Mol. Pharmacol., UCSF, San Francisco, USA

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