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OpenGL Vbo problem when using 2 windows

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Hey all,

I've got a certain problem - I'm trying to draw a model using VBO, but on 2 different windows.

what i'm doing is this:
I open 2 windows (win api..) for each I get its Device Context, and create a Rendering Context (for openGL rendering!).

then, each time I recieve WM_PAINT, I draw it this way:

...drawing the scene....

_mhDC - is current window Device Context
_mhRC - is current window Rendering Context

Everything works fine if I draw a triangle on each window, BUT
If I use a VBO (even if its only on one window and on the other one I dont draw anything)
my program start running, I see a Window (the other one is covered behind), and when I try to move the window, my program crash.

two more things:
*if I open just 1 window, and draw on it with the vbo, everything works fine.
*if I draw the VBO only at the last opened window, it works. if I change the order, it will crash. For example if I'll open 3 windows ,it must be window number 3.

Any ideas on what could be the problem and how can I solve it?

Thanks in advance!

[Edited by - Yhonatan on October 23, 2010 10:08:31 AM]

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Well I believe that VBO are per-context, so if you change to a different context you can't render a VBO from the first context.

I did a little googling and this might be your best bet.


I think you might want to make only one rendering context, and then just pass it back and forth between your windows. I don't know much about this though, so maybe that thread can help.

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