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Hello, I''m having trouble with DirectX I think my problem is with the implementation of the Libraries. Could someone clarify this or give a link to a useful site with step by step details. I am using Visual C++.NET with the DirectX 8.1b SDK. Thanks in advance.

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I dont not sure I understand your question, because your topic asks setting up directX but implementation questions are in the body. I only have suggestions for the first of the two. Here goes:

I am thinking of setting it up also. I''ve never wrote any programs w/directx but I would think that the readme/help files would be helpful to configure? If you''re having compiler errors maybe you need to add setup of directx files to your

TOOLS -> OPTIONS -> DIRECTORIES (tab)

This is where you can specify your "INCLUDES"
and your "LIBS"
as well as any special exceutables "EXE"

note: This is from VC++ 6.0

Hope it helps?

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In each project you make, you need to include the DirectX libraries. You can do this via either Project settings, or type:
#pragma comment(lib, "ddraw.lib")
Where you can replace ddraw.lib with any other library.

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