Re: [AD] Display option change function

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On October 11, 2011, Elias Pschernig wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-10-10 at 14:38 -0600, Trent Gamblin wrote:
> > First I thought I would add a separate function,
> > al_set_supported_display_orientations, but there are problems, namely
> > where to store this information. It has to be stored in a display, but
> > has to be settable before the display is created. I could make the
> > function cache the values and all that, but it seems to me the best
> > solution is just having an al_change_display_option function and
> > that's what I'm proposing. We can document which options can and
> > cannot be changed.
> This is similar to al_set_new_window_position and al_set_window_position
> - need one function for calling before the display is created and one to
> change it afterwards.
> For the displays flags we already have al_set_new_display_flags and
> al_toggle_display_flag . So sounds to me that having
> al_set_new_display_option and al_change_display_option would be
> consistent with that.
> And the display 'flags' as opposed to 'options' are just a convenience -
> we could get rid of all the flags and have each one be a boolean option,
> there's really no other difference.
> So, yes, I agree that al_change_display_option sounds like a good idea
> (even though I suggested the al_set_supported_display_orientations in
> IRC I think).

This reminds me. X11 could easily support toggling FULLSCREEN. How hard would 
that be to do on OSX or Windows? I assume it'd be a pain in the rear with 

Thomas Fjellstrom

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