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Mouse input with DX8.0???

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Well, I read a book, Multiplayer Game Programming, and the author did not recommend using mouse input with DirectInput. Why''s that so??? I never understood why I should use the windows thingy instead of DInput. Someone explain please.

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Hi!
I had a lot of problems with DINPUTMouse in Last time!
Or better: I din''t work!!!
I was already a lot of times in this forums and i saw
people with the same problem but noone helped.
I think it''s a thema were they are a lot of people with same problems.

The source was OK, because a friend with the compiler CodeWarrior
had no Problem. But I have VC++5 and it gives me:
LINKERRORS blabla!!!!

Probably it''s this what he means. But normally the DINPPUTMouse
should be a lot better than this Mouse of Windows...

I hope there are people who can give more Infos.
Greets: C.Ruiz.

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quote:
Original post by Pokemaster_X
Well, I read a book, Multiplayer Game Programming, and the author did not recommend using mouse input with DirectInput. Why''s that so??? I never understood why I should use the windows thingy instead of DInput.
Someone explain please.

Simple. The author sucks.

The mouse under DirectInput works fine. Go ahead and use it. I have.



I wanna work for Microsoft!

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It was probably written before the registry update. Mouse input was very slow under debug, so he suggested windows instead. All you need to do is download the reg update from MS and it will work fine.

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