Things Up Microsoft's Sleeve - Console Graphics
Sure enough, there is. For the function really doesn't just have one defined buffer type, it has two. The second is the truthfully, if optimistically, named CONSOLE_GRAPHICS_BUFFER. Now doesn't that sound fancy? I mean, non-ascii graphics in the console, groovy!
The creation of this 'graphics buffer' works via the magic of that bogus 'reserved' last parameter. Forget about your regions and device contexts though, where we're going is much more low-tech.
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