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A method for managing color specification in a display device interface for a computer. The display device interface includes services to create palettes, to associate palettes with on or off screen surfaces such as sprites, overlays and textures, and to manipulate the entries in palettes. A method for managing color specification includes creating a palette that stores indices to another palette.

Title
Method and system for managing color specification using attachable palettes and palettes that refer to other palettes
Application Number
8/641016
Publication Number
6008816
Application Date
April 25, 1996
Publication Date
December 28, 1999
Inventor
G Eric Engstrom
Kirkland
WA, US
Craig G Eisler
Kirkland
WA, US
Agent
Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
G06T 5/00
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