Query Surface for width/ height?

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    Query Surface for width/ height?

    Is it possible to query a secondary surface in Direct Draw for it's width and height?

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    IDirectDrawSurface7::GetSurfaceDesc( LPDDSURFACEDESC2 lpDDSurfaceDesc );

    That function should do it for you. Remember to set the size member of the struct before calling the function.
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    ok thanks!

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