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Hi this is how I did it... float posY; float VlookX = -30.0f, VlookZ = 20.0f; float cameraX, cameraY, cameraZ; float lookX, lookY, lookZ; float angle = 0.0f; float radians = 0.0f; void InitCamera() { angle=25.0f; posY=1.0f; radians = float(PI*(angle-90.0f)/180.0f); lookX = VlookX; lookY = 5.0f; lookZ = VlookZ; cameraX = lookX + (float)sin(radians)*posY; cameraZ = lookZ + (float)cos(radians)*posY; cameraY = lookY + posY/2.0f; gluLookA(cameraX,cameraY,cameraZ,lookX,lookY,lookZ,0.0,1.0,0.0); VlookX +=0.2f; VlookZ -=0.2f; } int RenderScene() { Init(); glClear(GL_COLOR_BUFFER_BIT | GL_DEPTH_BUFFER_BIT); glLoadIdentity(); glTranslatef(0.0,-30.0,-10.0); InitCamera(); InitFields(); return 0; } The camera is supposed to move as soon as I start the program. But it only moves when I hot a key or move the mouse. What is the matter??? arkansas

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The InitCamera is called in the RenderScene() and the RenderSceen is called in the main loop. So everytime its calling the RenderScene its calling the InitCamera too.

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It could be because you use GetMessage instead of PeekMessage so that the mainloop is halted until your app gets a message from windows. I do not know if this is it, because I haven''t seen your main loop.

/ Jolle

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