Using the DirectX Caps Viewer Tool

Fungsi Directx

The DirectX Caps Viewer tool is one of the first utilities you should learn how to use after installing the DirectX SDK on your system. The data provided by this utility can save considerable time in locating hardware- and driver-related problems on your system. In fact, this is a tool that every administrator should learn how to use as well. The following sections discuss how you can use the DirectX Caps Viewer tool to improve the DirectX development experience. An Overview of the DirectX Caps...

Direct DrawCreate and Direct DrawCreateEx

There are two functions you can use to create a DirectDraw object if you don't want to use the pure COM method DirectDrawCreateO and DirectDrawCreateEx . The latest version of the DirectX API supports both methods, but Microsoft recommends using the DirectDrawCreateEx function because it returns an object with full Direct3D support. The DirectDrawCreateO function provides support for 2D drawing only. Both functions require a globally unique identifier GUID as input for the first argument. The...