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http://nexe.gamedev.net/directKnowledge/default.asp?p=DirectX%20Development%20Using%20DevCpp

tels me to do sumthin with the libs :S i dont get it

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Are you aware of the general concept of linking a library into an application?


EDIT: Currently downloading DevCPP so i can show you...

ace

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sigh im sorry for the outburst but its says Dev Doesnt link .lib files they must be .a files oe sumthin http://nexe.gamedev.net/directKnowledge/default.asp?p=DirectX%20Development%20Using%20DevCpp explains that but i dont get it

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Actually it appears to me as though you can.

- Download and install the DirectX SDK
- Start a new project
- Goto the Project menu and Project Options
- Goto the directories tab and browse for the Include and Lib directories that are in the SDK and add them to the appropriate sub-tab in this tab.

Now that should mean that the folders are setup so now DevCPP knows where to look for the individual libraries you may include in your applications.

Now to add a library to you application, like d3d9.lib, do this:

- Goto the Parameters Tab and click the Add Library or Object button, browse for the libraries you want to include.

d3dx9.lib for D3DX and d3d stuff and dinput.lib for direct input.

This should be all you need to do.

Hope this helps.

ace

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alot a rated you highly you deserve it lol ;) but see its easier for me just to include it manually by enterin it as text

-lopengl32 -d3dx etc. thanks alot


P.S. if its no problem would you mind sending me your msn? thanks

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