> Also, the landscape mode is faster than the regular mode because you can blit
> the screen with a single memcpy (it's +10 % faster). This is something to
> investigate further (needs to rotate the paddle keys too ...).
> Actually the rotate option left/right option does not work ( flips the display
> of 180 degrees instead of 90 degrees, I mean, on my Ipaq ).
> To refresh the clock and bar at exit, here my tip I use: (which should be also
> performed when changing of task WM_FOCUSLOST (not sure for the exact name))
> Grab the memory buffer (with GXBeginDraw(), copy it into a a 320x240x2 byte
> buffer ( but you can compress it with a rle routine to reduce memory footprint )
But you will refresh with the wrong time.
Doesn't InvalidateRect work?
> When returning to the GUI, copy back this buffer, and voila, everything will be
> Last thing again, allow an 'safe mode option' using DIB instead of GAPI. Can be
> convenient ..
> > Thats exactly why I didn't use it either, I had no idea you could.
> > All the sample apps using Gapi (that I used right after it came out) use the
> > CreateWindow() function.
> > I'll take a look at it and rewrite it to use that function a soon as I get a
> > chance.
> > FYI, My first attempt at rewriting this had the full screen blacked out,
> > it would never refresh the menu bar and clock when I exited MameCE3. I always
> > assumed it was becuase we were blitting to the screen directly and the OS
> > know that we overwrote the menubar. I also couldn't figure out how to tell it
> > that I had written on the menu at the time.
> > Also, (becuase of this)my blit routine in display.c does not reblit the
> > It start its blit at the screenframe+=26.
> > Perhaps we will get a few more frames per second after this change :)
> > Cheers,
> > -Techmaster