BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 05-22-92 (17:07) Number: 157
From: JOHN GALLAS Refer#: NONE
To: MARK BUTLER Recvd: NO
Subj: video memory segment Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
MB> On 05-17-92 John Gallas wrote to All...
MB> JG> Is there a way that I can determine wether to use &HB000 or &HB800
MB> JG> when doing stuff with the screen? And also, how do I save and load
MB> JG> screens with BSAVE and BLOAD?
MB> This little function will do the trick...
MB> FUNCTION CRT%
MB> IF (PEEK(1040) AND 48) = 48 THEN
MB> CRT = 0
MB> CRT = -1
MB> END IF
MB> END FUNCTION
I tried that on my monochrome monitor and it told me
that I had color. Then I ran my CGA simulator and it said
that I had monochrome. So I think you have the two mixed
around, if the above statement is true, then it will be
mono else color.
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