View Full Version : menu bar application using opengl

04-07-2011, 05:48 AM
hello, i am new to opengl and i want to make a simple application
in linux.
i want to make a simple menu bar application with submenus or options which in my case include 3 menu bar items
file -> add , exit
edit -> edit,delete
it may take user input display the appropriate results
as i am new learner to opengl.............
please guide me with appropriate links or ebooks
by which i can learn easily

Alfonse Reinheart
04-07-2011, 01:49 PM
OpenGL itself does not do such things. It doesn't deal with GUIs and so forth, so you have to use alternate means of dealing with that.

Consider a combination of FreeGLUT and GLUI, depending on how simple your needs are.

04-07-2011, 08:28 PM
you can use glut menus
google them they are easy to use
but if you want to change their look
youll have to do everything yourself like coding and designing