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OpenGL Setting up FTGL

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Dear fellow programmers, I have been trying to set up FTGL for hours now, but since no one has ever properly taught me how to set up anything, all I can do is mess around and try what works. So far this has failed for FTGL. I really want to get started with learning how to create text in an OpenGL application. Right now I have downloaded the zipped folder from FTGL and put all the headers I found in the include folder into the include folder of my compiler (I am using Bloodshed Dev-cpp because it's what I started with). I have done the same for the header files from the include folder in the FreeType2 zip, which is, of course, necessary. Now, I don't really know what more there is to do. There is no executable file that seems to do anything. There is 'vms_make.com' which executes, but doesn't seem to do anything. What else am I supposed to do to get FTGL to work? The demo currently doesn't compile and only gives a Build error. The linkers all seem to work, but the compile log shows this at the end: "../Documents and Settings/My Name/Bureaublad/FTGL/demo/trackball.o" -o "Text2.exe" -L"C:/Dev-Cpp/lib" g++ ftgl_demo.o -L/usr/local/lib -lGLU -lGL -lfreetype -lz -lftgl -lglut -o ftgl_demo g++.exe: g++: No such file or directory g++.exe: ftgl_demo.o: No such file or directory make.exe: *** [Text2.exe] Error 1 Execution terminated I am a total noob at this and can't seem to find any help whatsoever. I have googled for hours now and am exhausted and desperate. Does anyone know anything that might help me? Thanks in advance, An enthusiastic noob: Dysprosium [Edited by - Dysprosium on March 21, 2008 9:01:16 PM]

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