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Ok... I am using Dev-C++ and Allegro.. I am try to display a bitmap.. Ive searched the forum and I found out that my code should work.. It compiles without error.. but i get a .. We have encountered an error with this program .. error...
#include <allegro.h>

void init();
void deinit();

int main() {

	while (!key[KEY_ESC]) {
          set_window_title("Bitmap Display");
   	      BITMAP *my_pic = NULL;
          my_pic = load_bitmap("mainchar.jpg", NULL);
          blit(my_pic, screen, 0, 0, 0, 0, 480, 360);

	return 0;

void init() {
	int depth, res;
	depth = desktop_color_depth();
	if (depth == 0) depth = 32;
	res = set_gfx_mode(GFX_AUTODETECT_WINDOWED, 640, 480, 0, 0);
	if (res != 0) {


void deinit() {

[Edited by - TheNerdTk421 on October 24, 2005 3:00:41 PM]

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You're trying to load a jpg file through Allegro, while it should be a bmp file. You'll need the JPG Allegro lib. So go to Downloads/Updates and select the Devpaks.org find the devpak called JPGalleg. Then download the library and include it in your project and you're set to go.

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