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hey, eveytime i try to build an opengl program with a spinning triangle on a black background in Visual C++ 5 (sevice pack 3), i get this error message: --------------------Configuration: triangle - Win32 Debug-------------------- Linking... triangle.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol _gluPerspective@32 triangle.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol __imp__glLoadIdentity@0 triangle.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol __imp__glMatrixMode@4 triangle.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol __imp__glViewport@16 triangle.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol __imp__wglDeleteContext@4 triangle.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol __imp__wglMakeCurrent@8 triangle.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol __imp__wglCreateContext@4 triangle.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol __imp__glEnd@0 triangle.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol __imp__glVertex3f@12 triangle.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol __imp__glBegin@4 triangle.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol __imp__glColor3f@12 triangle.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol __imp__glRotatef@16 triangle.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol __imp__glTranslatef@12 triangle.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol __imp__glClear@4 LIBCD.lib(crt0.obj) : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol _main Debug/triangle.exe : fatal error LNK1120: 15 unresolved externals Error executing link.exe. triangle.exe - 16 error(s), 0 warning(s) ******Please Help!******
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You need to format your hard drive and reinstall Windows.

Wait a minute, no you don''t. What you actually need to do is make sure that you link to opengl32.lib and glu32.lib.
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With VC++ open, go to tools->options, and then hit the directories tab. Here you specify where the linker looks for certain functions and whatnot. Add the directories with opengl32.lib and glu32.lib, should patch you up fine.
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In MSVC++, select Project -> Add to project -> Files.

Then select glu32.lib and opengl32.lib from the VC98/lib of your Visual Studio installation.



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