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ScreenDepth, outputs the depth or the numbers of colors of the asked screen.

Introduction:

Back in 1993, a friend of mine who had just bought an AGA Amiga asked me to write a program that he could use to determine the numbers of colors of the WB screen in startup-files. He simply wanted to automate the proccess of starting some programs if the depth of the WB screen was 6 (64 colors).

Being a helpful friend, I wrote ScreenDepth for him. ScreenDepth is basically a simple program with a simple CLI interface that outputs the numbers of colors or the depth of the asked screen. The outputed result can be used in script files.

Usage:

ScreenDepth SCREEN/K,DEPTH/S/,COLORS/S

SCREEN: Name of the screen that the porgram should query. If omitted the default public screen will be used.

DEPTH: (default option), ScreenDepth outputs the depth of the screen.

COLORS: ScreenDepth outputs the numbers of colors of the screen.

Examples:

ScreenDepth
ScreenDepth outputs the depth of the default public screen.

ScreenDepth COLORS
ScreenDepth outputs numbers of colors of the the default public screen.

ScreenDepth SCREEN "This is a screen" COLORS
ScreenDepth outputs numbers of colors of the screen "This is a screen".

HISTORY:

Version 1.1 Now requires AmigaOS v39 or better.

Version 1.0 First public release.

Download latest version of ScreenDepth, v1.1 (2 KB) here.

COPYRIGHT NOTICE AND DISCLAIMER:

ScreenDepth, version 1.1 1993-1997 Bahman Moallem
ScreenDepth.doc 1996-1997 Bahman Moallem
All Rights Reserved Worldwide

ScreenDepth is freely distributable.
Use it at your own risk.
Unlimited non-commercial use is encouraged.

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