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bdean22bdean22 Member Posts: 4
Ok, this is probably a really dumb question, but how do i go about making a GUI with a C++ program. I can do text based apps ok, how do i convert it to a gui.

Thanks

Brendan

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  • AsmGuru62AsmGuru62 Member Posts: 6,519
    : Ok, this is probably a really dumb question, but how do i go about making a GUI with a C++ program. I can do text based apps ok, how do i convert it to a gui.
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    : Thanks
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    [blue]When you mention GUI - you need to know a platform: system, etc...[/blue]
  • bdean22bdean22 Member Posts: 4
    Ok i want to do a gui for a windows system. (98 and/or XP).

    How do i do that?

    Thanks

  • AsmGuru62AsmGuru62 Member Posts: 6,519
    : Ok i want to do a gui for a windows system. (98 and/or XP).
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    : Thanks
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    [blue]Somehow I am lost...
    Windows itself [b]IS[/b] GIU... so what exactly your definition of GUI? Example, maybe...[/blue]
  • bdean22bdean22 Member Posts: 4
    : : Ok i want to do a gui for a windows system. (98 and/or XP).
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    : : How do i do that?
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    : : Thanks
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    : [blue]Somehow I am lost...
    : Windows itself [b]IS[/b] GIU... so what exactly your definition of GUI? Example, maybe...[/blue]
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    The only programs i can make at the moment have a purely text input and display only text. I want to be able to display pictures, have buttons to click, pop up dialog boxes, etc.

    Thanks
  • AsmGuru62AsmGuru62 Member Posts: 6,519
    : : : Ok i want to do a gui for a windows system. (98 and/or XP).
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    : : : How do i do that?
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    : : : Thanks
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    : : [blue]Somehow I am lost...
    : : Windows itself [b]IS[/b] GIU... so what exactly your definition of GUI? Example, maybe...[/blue]
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    : The only programs i can make at the moment have a purely text input and display only text. I want to be able to display pictures, have buttons to click, pop up dialog boxes, etc.
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    : Thanks
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    [blue]Then you need Win32 API book - preferably Charles Petzold.

    If you have VC++ - when creating a new project - specify that you need [b]Win32 Application[/b] and not [b]Win32 Console Application[/b].[/blue]
  • jeffpostjeffpost Member Posts: 316
    : Ok, this is probably a really dumb question, but how do i go about making a GUI with a C++ program. I can do text based apps ok, how do i convert it to a gui.
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    : Thanks
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    : Brendan
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    Take a look at www.libsdl.org

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