PseudoColor and DirectColor visuals (was Re: Documentation?)

Patrick O'Donnell pao at
Thu Apr 9 10:50:38 PDT 2009

>Date: Thu, 09 Apr 2009 12:48:00 -0400
>From: Peter Harris <pharris at>

>If the default visual is not PseudoColor, every RENDER format that
>has a colormap will have one that is fully pre-allocated. That makes
>it effectively, as you say, StaticColor.
>Hence the part you trimmed about needing to improve RENDER slightly
>before it would be useful for your purposes.

Got it.  Thanks!

		- Patrick

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