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ok im sure this has been asked befor but im trying to program with directx8 in C++, how do i get the directx header files like d3d8.h and d3dx8.h i tryed downloading the sdk files from microsft but they dont seem to install any development tool, just the normal directx stuff to play games using directx

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The DX sdk should install an entire directory of files, including .lib and .h files. For c++, these are the files you need.

As for dev tools, you'd still need a c++ compiler (Visual C++ for example).

Be sure you download the Direct X SDK and not just DirectX. You can then access the SDK's help files through the start menu, and that should have everything you need to get you started.

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directx_9c_oct04sdk_redist is the Redistributable Runtime, not the SDK. You need to download this file to get all of the documentation, samples, header files, and libraries.

However, the October update SDK is not compatable with VC6, so you have to download and install the Extras, as well.

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