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neilw
10-16-2002, 12:31 AM
Hi
I have a fltk window with a interior window which subclasses the Fl_Gl_Window to allow me to show Gl stuff in the window. This is all fine except for the updating of the window. The contents are a simple simulation showing movement, however the refreshing of this screen only seems to occur with a window event, eg mouse movement, click etc
How can i set it up so it will automatically refresh, is there something similar to the glutIdleFunc callback? or anyother method of regularly updateing this window?

Cheers
NeilW

mikael_aronsson
10-16-2002, 03:52 AM
Hi !

I think you should post your question on the Fltk mailing list, but the easiest solution is to create a timer that refresh the window at specific intervals.

If you want more fancy stuff, I think you need to ask the Fltk folks, they should be able to help you out in it.

Mikael

neilw
10-16-2002, 04:24 AM
I have a method running in a seperate thread which calls a refresh on the screen, however the window never updates until somekind on event on the window has occured