Sign in to follow this  

Unrecognized directdraw stuff?

Recommended Posts

Hi, First off, I apologize, because I know this has been brought up once before; I googled this error before posting and came up with a thread on this forum. Unfortunately, after reading through it, I still can't get this to work. I'm trying to compile an example program given in Sam's Tricks of the Windows Game Programming Gurus. It's called Freakout, and is a copycat breakout game. It contains freakout.cpp, blackbox.cpp, and blackbox.h. When I try and compile either freakout.cpp or breakout.cpp, I get this error: c:\documents and settings\t-man\desktop\sam_sresources\blackbox.h(34) : error C2146: syntax error : missing ';' before identifier 'lpdd' c:\documents and settings\t-man\desktop\sam_sresources\blackbox.h(34) : fatal error C1004: unexpected end of file found The line in question: extern LPDIRECTDRAW7 lpdd; I'm using Visual C++ 6.0 compiler, and the DirectX SDK 8.1. I've linked ddraw.lib and included the DXSDK\lib folder at the top in Settings>>Directories. (As was brought up in a previous post, I've also linked dxguid.lib and dsound.) Thanks to anyone who can help!

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this