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  Adding MSDEV Libraries
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I think this is a MSDEV only tip again.

Instead of adding libs and dll's tediously in the project settings (and sometime forgetting them) you can easily add them like so:

#pragma comment(lib, "opengl32.lib")
#pragma comment(lib, "dinput8.lib")
#pragma comment(lib, "dxguid.lib")

A non-MSDEV (portable) tip is:
Instead of putting #ifdef _MYFILE_ \ #define _MYFILE_ \#endif in each .h/.hpp file, by putting them around the actual #include "myfile.h" call in the .cpp file saves you a bit of time since the file doesn't have to be parsed by the compiler looking for the corresponding #endif statement.

You can do this with #pragma once in MSDEV.

The zip file viewer built into the Developer Toolbox made use of the zlib library, as well as the zlibdll source additions.


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