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Why can't I set my screen to 16-bit color? I can do it under Windows (or the Mac OS)...

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The BeOS:
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BeOS, Usage, Interface, graphics, video, card, color, 16-bit, screen, setting
Not every BeOS graphics driver supports 16-bit color. If you have a graphics card for which the driver only supports 8-bit and 32-bit color, the 16-bit option will remain grayed out in the Screen preferences application, no matter what resolution you set it to.

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