NAME

bitmap_color_depth - Returns the color depth of the specified bitmap. Allegro game programming library.

SYNOPSIS

#include <allegro.h>

int bitmap_color_depth(BITMAP *bmp);

DESCRIPTION

Returns the color depth of the specified bitmap (8, 15, 16, 24, or 32). Example:

   switch (bitmap_color_depth(screen)) {
      case 8:
         /* Access screen using optimized 8-bit code. */
         break;
      default:
         /* Use generic slow functions. */
         break;
   }

SEE ALSO

set_color_depth(3), bitmap_mask_color(3), ex3d(3), exlights(3), exscn3d(3), exswitch(3), extrans(3), exupdate(3), exzbuf(3)