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Questionusing a dll to run the graphics of a scr Pin
reasley31-May-06 9:37
reasley31-May-06 9:37 
Hello,
I am a beginner to intermediate programmer with understanding in OpenGL and C++, along with other programming languages. I have read over several "tutorials" on creating a DLL and calling a function from within the DLL. I have also read several "tutorials" on creating a screen saver. I have a basic understanding of how to do each of these. But what I am wanting to do is create a screen saver that basically just calls a dll that then runs the graphics calculations and such. Here is the general description of what I am trying to do, and then I'll give a more spcific question of what help I am looking for.

I am wanting a way to see my OpenGL graphics creations. So I figure that a screen saver of what I create would be great. So I am wanting to create a screen saver that is a shell of sorts. All it does is access a dll that has all of the graphics code in it. Then I can just update my dll and the screen saver will automatically be updated. So I need to figure out a way to create a dll that bascially has a "WinMain" function in it so that it will run my graphics. Eventually I want to pass in a variable to the main function so that I can specify which effect I want to be displayed.

So here is my question:
How do I create a dll that has it's own "WinMain" function so that I can just call one function in the dll and it will run as if it were it's own program? Or can this even be done?

I am not looking for someone to do this for me but to rather give me some terms to look up or better yet a simple example. I appreciate any help you guys can give me. Thanks for the help. Smile | :)

Maybe if I can get it figured out I will write up an article and submit to CodeProject for others to use, with references to those that helped me figure it out of course. Smile | :)

~REasley
Conquering the world one bit at a time.
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