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Hi

just create your windows with WS_POPUP style and use this code to switch to fullscreen:


  
bool EnterFullscreen ()
{
DEVMODE newSettings;
// now fill the DEVMODE with standard settings, mainly monitor frequenzy

EnumDisplaySettings ( NULL, 0, &newSettings );
// set desired screen size/res

newSettings.dmPelsWidth = 800;
newSettings.dmPelsHeight = 600;
newSettings.dmBitsPerPel = 16;
//set those flags to let the next function know what we want to change

newSettings.dmFields = DM_BITSPERPEL | DM_PELSWIDTH | DM_PELSHEIGHT"
// and apply the new settings

if ( ChangeDisplaySettings ( &newSettings, CDS_FULLSCREEN )
!= DISP_CHANGE_SUCCESSFUL )
return false; // in case of error

else return true;
}

// and to reset the screen on program exit:

void ResetScreen ()
{
// this resets the screen to the registry-stored values

ChangeDisplaySettings ( NULL, 0 );
}



just substitute the 800/600/16 with the screen res you want



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