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Is there any way of changing BMP graphics file resolution using turboc.I mean say from 320x200 to 640x480 and so on.
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by:braveheart
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This is not really a C question. Ask in one of the PC or graphics areas.
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by:SHAHZAD
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Thanks for telling me the right place to look for.
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Morten from Eliten earned 40 total points
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If you want to change the size of a bitmap, you will have to open the bitmap file, and manipulate the contents of it.
The Bitmap file begins with a header, which tells how heigh and wide the bitmap is, what color depth it is, etc. Following the header, there is the actual data of the bitmap file.
To increase the size of the bitmap, you will first have to change the header to set the correct size, and then strech the content of the bitmap file.

Rounding it up, this means that you'll have to do the streching for yourself. Some of the guys in the graphics areas can properly help you decoding the bitmap file.



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by:SHAHZAD
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Your answer seems to be correct to me.I'll try it.Thanks

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by:kashif063098
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YOUR FULL IS SHAHZAD SHEIKH ????

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