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Syntax of getdrivername

#include <graphics.h>
char *getdrivername(void);

Description of getdrivername

After a call to initgraph, getdrivername returns the name of the driver
that is currently loaded.

Example of getdrivername

/* getdrivername example */
#include <graphics.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <stdio.h>
#include <conio.h>
int main()
   /* request autodetection */
   int gdriver = DETECT, gmode, errorcode;
   /* stores the device driver name */
   char *drivername;
   /* initialize graphics and local variables */
   initgraph(&gdriver, &gmode, "");
   /* read result of initialization */
   errorcode = graphresult();
   if (errorcode != grOk) { /* an error occurred */
printf("Graphics error: %s\n", grapherrormsg(errorcode));
printf("Press any key to halt:");
exit(1);   /* terminate with an error code */
   /* get the name of the device driver in use */
   drivername = getdrivername();
   /* for centering text onscreen */
   settextjustify(CENTER_TEXT, CENTER_TEXT);
   /* output the name of the driver */
   outtextxy(getmaxx() / 2, getmaxy() / 2, drivername);
   /* clean up */
   return 0;

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c/graphics.h/getdrivername.txt · Last modified: 2024/02/16 01:05 (external edit)

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