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  1. I have this stupid problem which I can't figure out, regarding the inclusion of headers files... I'm starting a medium sized project with multiple cpp and header files. I have one "sys.h" header file that includes all of the headers I need. #include "input.h" #include "game.h" #include "misc.h" #include "interface.h" #include "video.h" #include "display.h" #include <windows.h> #include <windowsx.h> etc' (partial list). On the game header file, I have declared a game data struct. game.h typedef struct { *some data variables...* } gam_data_t; later on, in the display header file, I've tried using this struct. display.h include "sys.h" void Display(gam_data_t gam_data); However, for some reason this doesn't seem to work. I get an error: "display.h : error C2065: 'gam_data_t' : undeclared identifier" I'm confused, I'm not sure of the source of this problem, as doing the exact same thing has already worked on different files. Also, if I cut & paste the exact declaration of gam_data_t to a different header file, the compilation returns no error! So I guess it has something to do with the order of the compilation or the include calls, but I'm not sure how to fix that... Thanks for any input!
  2. Hi, thanks for the help, however I didn't make myself clear at all. Actually, what I want is the address to "this". I've tried to do something like this. cWindow *windowInFocus; someprogramfunction() { newWindow = cWindow(); } cWindow::cWindow() { setFocus(this); } cWindow::setFocus(cWindow window) { windowInFocus = window; } So that I could then use the pointer windowInFocus like this, for example windowInFocus->posX = 40; and it would change the original posX of newWindow. However, by using windowInFocus I'm not changing the actual newWindow that I want to change. That's because I have passed a pointer of the newWindow to setFocus, and not its address. So I thought the solution should be changing the line to setFocus(&this); However that returns an error of: error C2102: '&' requires l-value How can I come around this? Thanks very much!
  3. I have written some kind of an interface "window" class. ** Never mind, please read my reply for my question ** I'm writing this from a cell, sorry if it is not written too good or if this is searchable... Thanks [Edited by - BenB on April 21, 2008 8:33:56 AM]