vga_getcurrentmode - Man Page

returns the current video mode


#include <vga.h>

int vga_getcurrentmode(void);


Returns the current video mode. See vga_setmode(3) for a list of predefined return values and there meaning.

See Also

svgalib(7), vgagl(7), libvga.config(5), vgatest(6), vga_hasmode(3), vga_modeinfo(3), vga_setmode(3), vga_lastmodenumber(3), vga_getmodename(3), vga_getmodenumber(3)


This manual page was edited by Michael Weller <>. The exact source of the referenced function as well as of the original documentation is unknown.

It is very likely that both are at least to some extent are due to Harm Hanemaayer <>.

Occasionally this might be wrong. I hereby asked to be excused by the original author and will happily accept any additions or corrections to this first version of the svgalib manual.

Referenced By

svgalib(7), vga_getdefaultmode(3), vga_getmodeinfo(3), vga_getmodename(3), vga_getmodenumber(3), vga_hasmode(3), vga_setmode(3).

27 July 1997 Svgalib (>= 1.2.11) Svgalib User Manual