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NAME

       bitmap_color_depth  -  Returns  the  color  depth  of  the  specified bitmap. Allegro game
       programming library.

SYNOPSIS

       #include <allegro.h>

       int bitmap_color_depth(BITMAP *bmp);

DESCRIPTION

       Returns the color depth of the specified bitmap (8, 15, 16, 24, or 32).  Example:

          switch (bitmap_color_depth(screen)) {
             case 8:
                /* Access screen using optimized 8-bit code. */
                break;
             default:
                /* Use generic slow functions. */
                break;
          }

SEE ALSO

       set_color_depth(3alleg4),  bitmap_mask_color(3alleg4),  ex3d(3alleg4),  exlights(3alleg4),
       exscn3d(3alleg4), exswitch(3alleg4), extrans(3alleg4), exupdate(3alleg4), exzbuf(3alleg4)