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04-25-2002, 04:43 AM
I am experiencing a trouble with glutFullScreen.
My program would run and render properly if I run it windowed, but if I issued the glutFullScreen command before glutMainLoop, the program render into a black screen.
Does anyone have a similar problem? I am using glut 3.7
04-25-2002, 05:10 AM
BTW, I am using VC 6++, Win32 console application.
04-25-2002, 06:37 AM
I found that the rendering works fine with any below 800 x 600, but not beyond.
I also notice that the objects are actually rendered, just the palette is shifted (to a complete grey scale). It's more like the graphics card has run out of texture memories or something. But I rebooted my PC with the same effect.
It's an Creative GeForce 2 Ultra card. I wonder it's a hardware problem...
But then I tried other programmes, the full screen works just fine.
This is going to haunt me for the rest of my life if I can't figure it out.
04-25-2002, 07:22 AM
Well, Z, I can't honestly say that I've never used glut before.
If there is a way of checking whether the mode change was successful, then use it (ehem). Your card sounds like it should handle the mode changes no problem - check the pixel formats you are using, 16\32bit colour and the z buffer sizes.
Sorry, but I've no idea about glut!
Thanks for answering my question about picking http://www.opengl.org/discussion_boards/ubb/wink.gif
04-25-2002, 10:28 PM
I tested on another graphics card. It works. So I am pretty much sure it's a hardware problem.
Maybe I burn my texture memory accidentally. ;P
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