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This isnt really an OpenGL Problem but more of a DirectX one. I have been able to get most of my help off of this forum so i figured I would try my luck. The Problem that when I try to use DirectShow and DirectSound. My group for school is wanting to show a video for our intro to the game. I am getting a linking error that is saying that a IDD varible is allready defined when i include the strmiids.lib file into my workspace. From what I have figured out is that the dsound.lib must define the same varible in it. Does anyone know how I can fix this or know of a place where I can go to get some help on it?

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Perhaps the ms team does not know how to use #ifndef''s. Heh, well, perhaps the problem is in the header file. Check the header file for direct sound and see if it defines the file. If so, put a ifndef endif in to cancel it out if it''s already defined. I may be wrong, but it''s worth a shot. This actually sounds more like a c++ error in general.

Alex Broadwin
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We figured out the problem late last night it had to deal with making sure that you #define INITGUID before you include any directx header files for your project.

Darin Perkins
Game Design Student
Full Sail, Orlando, FL
E-Mail: BigMeph@netzero.net
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Edited by - BigMeph on July 22, 2001 4:10:14 PM

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