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04-05-2005, 03:18 PM
failed to find an appropriate PIXELFORMAT
...restoring display settings
...WARNING: could not set the given mode (3)
...shutting down QGL
...unloading OpenGL DLL
GLW_StartOpenGL() - could not load OpenGL subsystem

HELP!!!! what is pixelformat?

04-08-2005, 12:10 PM
The pixel format is a set of numbers that describe the graphics buffers OpenGL will use.
For example, RGBA, 8 bit per component and stencil = 8 bit, depth buffer = 24 bit.
That's one pixelformat that the graphics device may or may not support.