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Old 28 November 2004, 08:06   #4
thomas
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Do you know if the Blitter does the redrawing for damaged/covered windows in Smart refresh also, using less CPU?
On native Amiga sceens yes, certainly, unless you have FBlit installed. On graphics cards it depends on the driver and the card. If the driver has support for 2d acceleration and the card has some kind of "block image transferrer", then it will probably be used.

IMHO smart refresh is faster in most cases. As I mentioned in my previous post, there often are situations where you can watch a window redraw itself on simple refresh.

I usually use smart refresh in my applications because it is easier to handle. If the OS is smart, the application does not need to be.
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