Microsoft Windows CE 3.0  

Palette Animation

This is retired content. This content is outdated and is no longer being maintained. It is provided as a courtesy for individuals who are still using these technologies. This content may contain URLs that were valid when originally published, but now link to sites or pages that no longer exist.

Palette animation refers to the process of modifying a surface's palette to change how the surface itself looks when displayed. By repeatedly changing the palette, the surface appears to change without actually modifying the contents of the surface. To this end, palette animation gives you a way to modify the appearance of a surface without changing its contents and with very little overhead.

There are two methods for providing straightforward palette animation: