Hi-intensity Backgrounds/

 BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 06-13-92 (17:42)             Number: 173
From: DAN DRINNON @ 903/2          Refer#: NONE
  To: SIMON KIRBY                   Recvd: NO  
Subj: Hi-intensity Backgrounds/      Conf: (1) 80xxx

SK> Hello again... does anyone out there know how to <maybe in Quick SK> Basic> change it so instead of having flashing text in text mode you SK> have hi-intensity backgrounds? Anyone? Just happen to have this REAL OLD book - "Graphics for the IBM PC" ISBN 0-672-22191-8, a SAMS book. Here it is: ALL BASIC, but easy to convert- To enable 16 background colors - OUT &H3D8,n where n is 8 for 40 columns or 9 for 80 columns. To produce a high intensity background, add 16 to the value of the forground color when you use the COLOR statement. To restore your blinking characters and turn off high intensity backgrounds - OUT &H3D8,n where n is 40 for 40 column mode and 41 for 80 column mode. This book was written by Michael Abrash and Dan Illowsky in 1984. Dan --- * MegaMail 2.10 #0:Crank it UP! --- RBBSMail v18.1 # Origin: The Cellar Door * Clovis, New Mexico (505)-763-1795 (8:903/2.0) * Origin: Gateway System to/from RBBS-NET (RBBS-PC 1:10/8)
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