Sending Keystrokes to a Directx game (VC6)

it's about 1 week that i'm trying to send keystrokes to a windowed 3d videogame.It's a game where I'm able to chat or to use Keys to perform actions.If chatting, (same window) i'm able to send keystrokes...if I'd want to eg:move my character, it just ignores the keystrokes I sendtried:hwnd = FindWin ...

VS2005 and directX

I tried to compile my project (that use directX and was created by VC6++) using VS2005.I received multiples error because of directX. Are there things special which is necessary to make regarding directX? ...

VC6 to 2005 Linker Error

I've inherited a somewhat complex VC6 program and have been able to eliminate all errors but one. My assignment is to get it working in VS 2005. Here's the error message....error LNK2005: "class _variant_t vtMissing" (?vtMissing@@3V_variant_t@@A) already defined in comsupp.lib(comutil.obj) ...

DirectX SDK

An application I'm developing requires me to build a 3rd party library called PortAudio. This in turn requires me to have the DirectX SDK installed on my system (which it currently isn't). The only components needed from the SDK are dsound.h and dsound.lib.My app's usage of DirectSound will be prett ...

[HOW TO USE IN VC6] Microsoft Platform SDK for Windows Server 2003 R2

hi, i have a problem with a project i am developing the projects works fine but it uses a 3rd party CListControl that allows me to post progressbar in the cells, the thing is i was using a old version now i got a new version but it gives errors in vc6.CXListCtrl::OnToolHitTest' : overriding virtual ...

DirectX woes

My OS is XP and I have DirectX 9b installed. I get a message saying D3DERR_INVALIDCALL when I try to run Hit & Run on my PC. Any help would be much appreciated. ...

Problems with VC6 and Win7

I tried to install VC6 on Win7 and got a warning that there are known incompatibilities. The installation nevertheless succeeded - there were no further warnings. It was also possible to start VC afterwards but when I tried to create a project (console-type) just for testing VC crashed without furth ...

Migarting from vc6 to vc2008

guys, i just wanna to recompile a code from vc6 to vc8 , but I revived a lot of error here is the code:template<class T>class CMArray{public:// TYPE DEFINITIONSenum EN_RET{FAILURE,SUCCESS,};// LIFECYCLECMArray(size_t _size);virtual ~CMArray();// OPERATORSinline T & operator[] (size_t _inde ...

How to include DirectX SDK to VC++ 2010

How to include DirectX SDK to VC++ 2010? please help ...

DirectX Transform

Does anybody knows if DirectX Transforms are obsolete ?and if so, what are the alternatives ?Many years ago I used DirectAnimation for nice 2D effect.I want to have 2D effects in my WIN32 application written in C++.For example, What is the best library / method for implementing water/liquid like app ...

Learning DirectX 8 with C++

I want to learn to program using DirectX 8 and C++, however, I don't want to learn using the classes for quick development, whatever they are called... "Common files"? I hope you know what I"m talking about.I would like to be able to learn how to program with DirectX straight with the ...

compiling log4cplus in vc6

I compiled the log4cplus code in vc8 it compiled correctly and i can able to use it in vc8 projects, and then when i tried to use the dll in vc6 i got 2 unresolved functions... as usual i expected but i got only 2 out of 10 to 20 class definations. so i decided to compile the log4cplus in vc6 but i ...

Directx 9.0c Need Help!

I downloaded Directx 9.0c, started to install. The files got Extracted. When it started copying the files, Windows Logo Program said it wasn't registered, blah blah blah, This software will not be installed. Contact your system Administrator. I clicked Ok, then an error came up saying Directx could ...

MySQL++ with VC6

Currently I use MySQL 4.1 and have had MySQL++ 1.7.31 I want to use MySQL++ with VC6.0 but the compilation failed. Here is my simple code: #include "mysql++.h" #include <iostream> #include <iomanip> using namespace std; int main(int argc, char* argv[]) { return 0; } And compila ...

Can I use a .lib compiled in VC6.0 in VC2008?

I have an old .lib compiled in VC6.0 (I don't have the source code) and I would like to use it in VC2008, but when I try it, it seems that VC2008 does not find the symbols as the .lib has them in a different format.VC6.0 uses this format:??0SymbolName@@QAE@ABVCString@@@ZWhile VC2008 expects this oth ...

Ubuntu DirectX/Wine/readying compy for gaming?

Alright, I'm a n00b, but I know just enough to make me dangerous. Here's my issue: I'm not able to run a number of high-end games, looks like I don't have OpenGL or DirectX properly installed, and I'd like to either be told how to fix it or directed to the proper set of up-to date instructions to fo ...

Radeon 9800 Pro & DirectX Probs

:eek: I've had this card awhile and have been pretty much hassle free except for a DirectX error.I've ran ATI's diagnostic/tests and recieve the error that my DirectX isn't installed correctly and that my capture driver is missing,even after i've reinstalled it a million times.DX-Diag shows that my ...

Nvidia driver/DirectX problem

I've got a computer running Windows 2000 and an MX440-SE. I just installed the latest drivers from the Nvidia website and DirectX 9.0c (so that I could play a new game). When I boot up to Windows, the picture is very badly distorted, sometimes the images disappears completly and comes back after a s ...

Migrating from VC6.0 to VC9.0 : Linking error

I am upgrading the project from vc6 to VC9.I open the workspace(which is working fine in vc6) and tried to run on vc9.I am getting a linking error: "error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol "class CStdStr<char> __cdecl operator+(char const *,class CStdStr<char> const &) ...

Should begin learning DirectX with DirectX 9 or 10 ?

I started learning DirectX 9 with the book Introduction to 3D Game Programming with DirectX9.0c A Shader Approach. I read that the fixed-pipeline functions are not available in DirectX 10, we use shaders instead of them.Should I learn DirectX 10 instead of DX9 or is it ok to continue learning Direct ...

DirectX Programmer

I am looking for someone that could help me create code for terrain, water and a sky for my new game. All of the software programming has been done, it's just the DirectX to be completed. ...

DirectX, please help

I am looking for a DirectX programmer who will be able to complete a few things for my project. The software programming has already been completed, it's just the DirectX to be done. I need someone to do the Sky, Ocean and the Terrain and that will all.If you are intereseted if you could contact me ...

AfxLoadLibrary different vc6 to vc9

Just migrating to vc9 from vc6.I have a bunch of extension dlls that basically act as plugins, which may be added optionally.We put them in a subfolder under our app; appmain/plugins/appspecific/blah.dllIn vc6, we used AfxLoadLibrary(plugins/appspecific/blah.dll) and it would load them fine.With vc9 ...

Managed DirectX Applications Crash

I use macbook with vista. So .Net framework 2.0 and Directx 10 comes with operating system.Every single application involving Managed DirectX crashes on my computer. XNA applications used to do that too, but i installed C# express and XNA SDK(90mb) now they're working fine.What else do I have to ins ...

DirectX books

Can anyone recommend me a good book to learn DirectX using C++ (focusing mainly on Direct3D but it would be good if it covered DirectSound, DirectInput etc).I've got a good knowledge of how to program (including OO), limited knowledge of C++ and very limited knowledge of DirectX (done a few basic tu ...

2D DirectX literature

I'm looking for a good book on DirectX programming, similar in quality to the O'Reilly programming books. Unfortunately, as far as I can tell, O'Reilly doesn't have a DirectX book.Specifically, I'm not interested in game programming; I'm considering converting a CAD application from GDI to DirectX, ...

DirectX SDK for DirectDraw?

Hi. I'm looking for a DirectX SDK with directdraw tutorials and samples. But directdraw is excluded from the recent SDK packages(only XNA and Direct3D tutorials.) If anybody knows the most recent version that includes directdraw tutorials and samples, please post me an answer. I'll greatly appreciat ...

Writing programs using the DirectX SDK??

Hi, I wanted to make programs using the DirectX 9.0 SDK so I downloaded and installed it, as well as Borland C++ Builder 6. Being a total n00b at directx programming, I don't need to tell you how confused I am right now! x_x I've looked for tutorials but they're all done in Visual C++, and I've neve ...

DirectX Surfaces and Bitmaps

Hello, I am doing some directx programming. I am writing a program that loads an image to the screen which can then be manipulated using the keyboard. Everything in the code appears correct, and the program runs without compiler errors or warnings, however the image does not appear on the screen. In ...

VB DirectX 8 for Visual Basic Type Library not there?

Ok, I have no idea whats going on. I wanted to try out this old book I found on Visual Basic and DirectX 8. The first step is to reference DirectX 8 for Visual Basic Type Library. I dont have that option and I've installed DirectX 8 maby 10 times and restarted my computer just as many times. I dont ...

Directx help

Ok. I got this program and I've found the error to be in the spot below. The problem is I can't create the directx object. I can't find the errors in the section below. This is very simple so if anyone has the answer to this please help. Thank you.// create the directX objectif( NULL == ( pD3D = Dir ...

some help with directx installation

im kinda new on this directx, and i have just recently installed it.i have a small problem ok, here is my situationi have the visual net 2002. and i downloaded directx9sdki want to work with a new proyect in c# with directx, when i choose "new proyect", i click on "visual c# proyects ...

Radeon 9700 pro only runs halife life 2 in directx 8.1?

Ive just rceently upgraded my video card from a geforce 4 ti4600 to a Radeon 9700 pro. The card installed fine witht he latest version of the catalyst drivers, and running the latest version of directx. However when I play the game and go to video options it says the hardware support is running at d ...

seting up directX 9.0 for dev-C++

i need a tutorial on how to setup directX 9.0 for using with dev-c++ ... do i just install it to the dev-c++ folder?? help is wanted badly. ...

DirectX SDK Samples

Does anyone have the samples for DirectX for VB6? They have the ones for .net on the MSDN for DX9 but i need the ones for VB6. ...

[Unsloved] (Directx Related) unresolved external symbol _main

-------------------Configuration: d3dxconsoletest - Win32 Debug--------------------Compiling...scr.cppLinking...LIBCD.lib(crt0.obj) : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol _mainDebug/d3dxconsoletest.exe : fatal error LNK1120: 1 unresolved externalsError executing link.exe.d3dxconsoletest.exe - 2 ...

Looking for DirectX Programmer

Yes. I am looking for someone who is a DirectX Programmer for a Zelda Clone. We have an engine that initilizes Direct3D, DirectSound, DirectMusic, and DirectInput, and a working scrolling system. If anyone wants to apply or needs more info please email me at ShadowLink462@gmail.com with the subject ...

Books on DirectX programming

Can anybody recommend any books on learning how to program with DirectX (preferably DirectX 9.0 in C/C++). Any books on Multiplayer game programming (networking and such) would be helpful too. I found a trillion and three on amazon and I really don't have a clue as to which is the better one to get. ...

DirectX DetectReadPciSlotInformation error

I get the following error, I googled it but it didn't turned up much...."The procedure entry point DetectReadPciSlotInformation could not be located int the dynamic link library netdetect.dll"What can I do to fix that?When tryin to open this eumlator that I have I also that an error from D ...

functions for complex 3d shapes using directx

i'm designing a program where the basic shapes provided by directx ( cylinder,cube, sphere)are not enough .I'm looking for some function that create more complex shapes like for example , a cylinder with a hole within it. Does anyone knows where to find such functions, or is there an easy way to imp ...

Automated CVS-VC6 building

This is a big question that covers both building & source-control of programs.I use Perforce (they don't have forums) as my CVS source-control. Does anyone have any good ideas on how to write a batch-process to:1. Sync to a specific changelist (collection of versions) in Perforce2. Use MS VC6 to ...

Fuzzy directx games

i have win xp with all the service packs but when i run games using directx the games have somewhat fuzzy graphics like someone places a lense over the moniter, does anyone know how to fix this?one person said that it was because of sp2 and that uninstalling that would fix it ...

DirectX 9 out

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=51608b06-ae0d-4652-b9a0-eae0aa6ae6d7&DisplayLang=enAlso ATI released their Cat 3.0 drivers for the 9500/9700 Radeons, and the demos work with the final version of DX9 as well as the RC0 version.A DirectX 9 Screensaverhttp://www.devnet.info ...

Memory Leaks With CString In VC6.0 Releasemode

Friends I am Facing Real time Problem With CString Memory Leaks in Release mode in vc6.0 i used CString in my entire application for many times it is not releasing the memory after exiting the code also my application uses huge data for CString what i have to do it is working fine Debug mode and oth ...

DirectX Application Dependencies

Hi, I have an application that I wrote to convert .X files into a format needed for another application. In it I use various DirectX functions such as LPDIRECT3D9 d3d = NULL;HWND hD3DWnd = NULL;LPDIRECT3DDEVICE9 device = NULL;bool CreateD3D9(){d3d = Direct3DCreate9( D3D_SDK_VERSION );if (NULL == d3d ...

DirectX 6 install

I still have one computer that has Win98 OS. The video card is a Diamond Viper V550. When I open the display properties box then click on the " advanced " tab, it opens another box called " Diamond Viper for Windows 98 Properties Box ". Then clicking on the " Diamond 3-D per ...

IMAPI 2 in Xp SP2 with VC6

I have a requirement to implement CD DVD burning support to an existing VC6 application. For DVD support my understanding is to use IMAPI2. My targeted OS is win XP SP2. I have to provide this support in a VC6 Application. I tried to download a hotfix for WinXPSP2 (WindowsXP-KB932716-v2-x86-ENU.exe) ...

Win32/Directx basic issue

Just to get strait to the point. I'm trying to teach myself direct x API. I was following the "official" tutorial online.. directxtutorial.com, and Ive hit a wall. I haven't really compiled any code till now because i was reformatting my Dev PC. but now that i try to compile to code I cons ...

Working on VC6 and Assertion Failed on VC2005

I am having a problem porting a program from VC6 to VC2005. The program uses a document view to generate documents and print them. It has two threads, one checks a table from a database and doesn't interact withe the view. The other generates documents in the view and prints them. The program works ...

conversion of VC6 project to vc7

iam converting my project which in vc6 to vc7 supporting.(my project consist of more than 100 files) i got this error... can any one tell me how to solve this.... c:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003\Vc7\PlatformSDK\Include\MsHTML.h(5205): error C2501: 'BoolValue' : missing storage-cla ...