Mac OS 8 Developer Documentation
Multimedia and Graphics
Offscreen Graphics Worlds
An offscreen graphics world is a sophisticated environment for preparing complex color or black-and-white images before displaying them on the screen.
Iside Macintosh: Imaging With QuickDraw
(Chapter 6 - Offscreen Graphics Worlds)
This document describes how your application can use QuickDraw to create and display Macintosh graphics. It covers both basic and Color QuickDraw.
describes the QuickDraw routines and data structures you use to create, manage, and dispose of offscreen graphics worlds.
Mac OS X