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I was just reading SDL''s manual and have one question. When I init SDL to work with OpenGL, can I still use SDL''s 2D code?
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Yes, by using the SDL_OPENGLBLIT instead of SDL_OPENGL.
I wouldn't recommend using it though, as it's not the fastest thing around.

There's a hack to convert SDL's 2d blitting to OpenGL's, but it's not yet complete.

I'd suggest writing your own code, using a orthographic matrix in OpenGL. It's not that hard, and it's fast and you can do some cool effects (Like very cheap transparency, scaling, & rotation)

EDIT: I forgot to mention the SDL_OPENGLBLIT is a flag to SDL_SetVideoMode

[edited by - TravisWells on August 12, 2002 9:00:40 PM]

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