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05-06-2007, 10:42 AM
recently i wrote windowed opengl aplication, everything works except MessageBox function, it simply doesn't appear(it is created though). I can make it visible by pressing ALT, obviously it isn't solution :) . Anyone have idea how repair it?? thanks in advance
05-07-2007, 02:28 AM
No clear idea, try the windows forum, also you could try sending it a refresh event / invalidate rect event to see if it redraws. I think it should work if you're not messing with it too much but I'm a bit rusto on that stuff, there can be quirks in how you're supposed to instantiate them and a standard windows MFC or win32 search may get you a result.
05-07-2007, 05:04 AM
I would take a look at NeHe's OpenGL tutorials to see how he sets up his windows. Message boxes always work fine with his code:
05-07-2007, 01:47 PM
first of all thanks for replying :], today I discovered that my drawing function responding to WM_PAINT message wasn't good enough :D . When i added DefWindowProc() after my drawing procedure MessageBoxes started to appear. So i must be missing some crucial WM_PAINT knowledge. Right now my function does that:
- clears buffers
- draws textured quad
- swaps buffers
Am I missing something windows specific?
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