ColorDepth Property


set the colorDepth of <card | background |
bitmap> to {blackWhite | color16 | color256 | thousands | millions | DYUV | MPEG} | thousands | millions Applies to backgrounds, bitmaps, cards


The colorDepth property determines the parameters of the graphic palette for backgrounds, cards, and bitmaps. Possible values for colorDepth are blackWhite, color16, color256, thousands, millions, DYUV, and MPEG. Not all monitors or graphics cards support 256, thousands, or millions of colors, or DYUV. MPEG applies only to cards and backgrounds.


The specified bitmap must contain at least one painted pixel for changes to the value of colorDepth property to take effect.


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