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Can't open files when running from VC++

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I'm trying to debug my program in Visual Studios C++ 2005 EE. However, it fails to load the levelfile, shaders, or any other file. The same thing happens when I run it from VC++, but without debugging (ctrl-f5). All these files load fine for me when I just run the .exe in the folder. Any suggestions as to how to fix this?

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This is because of the relative paths used. When you run the program standalone, the relative paths are correct, but when you run it for VS they're not. Have a look in the project settings for the projects working directory.

Hope that helps,#

Dave

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