Question about creating console screen buffers

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    Question about creating console screen buffers

    Is it posible to create one that instead of having an array of CHAR_INFOs it has an array of pixels?
    Sorry if this is dumb but I had to make sure because it would be awesome if it was possible!
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    Well, it's not possible in the normal screen mode, 0x02 (or 0x03). You would have to switch to a graphics screen mode, like 0x13.

    Or use Windows or something else.
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