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GLaz
01-19-2003, 04:03 AM
subj. in W98
MSDN says - Alpha bitplanes are not supported.
Is this right?

Ysaneya
01-19-2003, 04:17 AM
MSDN claims are generally only valid for the generic, software, Microsoft implementation of OpenGL.

Alpha bitplanes are supported in hardware for quite all video cards nowadays, assuming you're in 32 bits colors.

Y.