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by KristopherWindsor
Oct 25, 2006 4:54
Forum: General
Topic: CLS is slow; can't any tricks make it faster?
Replies: 40
Views: 7182

Erm...why bother clearing the display? If you are completely overwiting display region then it's redundant. If you aren't, then you probably don't want to clear the rest of the display region for the small portion you are redundantly updating. Maybe you can help me plan this. I am used to graphics ...
by KristopherWindsor
Oct 25, 2006 3:05
Forum: General
Topic: CLS is slow; can't any tricks make it faster?
Replies: 40
Views: 7182

Man, there must be something wrong for that to take seven seconds. I get blazing fast frame rates. I have a P3 here- a 750 mHz laptop, Win 2000. How long did my first program take on your PC (after uncommenting the CLS command)? Try "LINE(0,0)-(XRES-1,YRES-1), 0, BF", that always helped in QB.. I w...
by KristopherWindsor
Oct 25, 2006 2:57
Forum: General
Topic: I'm enjoying the high depth display in FreeBasic!!
Replies: 14
Views: 2171

But what is the purpose, aside from surpressing warnings? FreeBasic uses DEFINT so I do not have to use DIM.
by KristopherWindsor
Oct 25, 2006 2:03
Forum: General
Topic: CLS is slow; can't any tricks make it faster?
Replies: 40
Views: 7182

CLS is slow; can't any tricks make it faster?

(Mini.bmp is 118*118*24) screen 20,32,,1 dim thearray(50000) as byte, t as single bload "C:\mini.bmp", @thearray(0) setmouse 10,10:t=timer do:a=a+1 getmouse x,y screenlock 'cls 'line (0,0)-(1024,768),0,bf put (x,y),thearray(0) 'print a; scree...
by KristopherWindsor
Oct 25, 2006 1:18
Forum: General
Topic: I'm enjoying the high depth display in FreeBasic!!
Replies: 14
Views: 2171

I'm enjoying the high depth display in FreeBasic!!

Two questions: * Where do I post small open source programs that I make? * How is the display 32-bit if it is a 8*3 bit display? Here is a program I wrote... It works!!! :D Move the mouse around and press [Space] every few seconds. screen 18,32,,1:quit=0 rxc=213:ryc=160:gxc=427:gyc=160:bxc=320:byc=3...
by KristopherWindsor
Jul 19, 2006 19:18
Forum: Projects
Topic: Track Test 2
Replies: 55
Views: 20937

Nice graphics! :D How long did it take to make this game?

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