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Get Color Depth

'Insert the following code to your form:

Private Const PLANES& = 14
Private Const BITSPIXEL& = 12
Private Declare Function GetDeviceCaps& Lib "gdi32" (ByVal hdc As Long, _
ByVal nIndex As Long)
Private Declare Function GetDC& Lib "user32" (ByVal hwnd As Long)
Private Declare Function ReleaseDC& Lib "user32" (ByVal hwnd As Long, _
ByVal hdc As Long)

Private Function ColorDepth() As Integer
Dim nPlanes As Integer, BitsPerPixel As Integer, dc As Long
dc = GetDC(0)
nPlanes = GetDeviceCaps(dc, PLANES)
BitsPerPixel = GetDeviceCaps(dc, BITSPIXEL)
ReleaseDC 0, dc
ColorDepth = nPlanes * BitsPerPixel
End Function

Private Sub Form_Load()
MsgBox ColorDepth & " Bit"
End Sub

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