Solved

What going on?!

Posted on 1998-03-18
6
185 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-10
Ok, Im using c++ for windows of borland ver. 4 on windows 95.
for some reason when i include .h file that includes in it winnt.h, like winbase.h, I get about 30 error messages from winnt.h, so i cant run the program!, is my winnt.h screwed up?! or can i do somthing to fix it?!
please help...
Yoli.
0
Comment
Question by:yolis
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 22

Accepted Solution

by:
nietod earned 20 total points
ID: 1183603
You should be including windows.h, which includes other include files.  Don't include the other include files dirrectly, let windows.h do it for you.
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:alexo
ID: 1183604
To make your program compile faster, #define WIN32_LEAN_AND_MEAN before #including <windows.h>.  If the above is defined, windows.h does not include some less commonly used include files.

0
 

Author Comment

by:yolis
ID: 1183605
But when i only include windows.h it says that it doesnt know Sleep()..
hmm anyway, illl try it again, thanx

0
Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 22

Expert Comment

by:nietod
ID: 1183606
It should.  Does it recognize any windows API functions aor are they all undefined?
0
 

Author Comment

by:yolis
ID: 1183607
It recognizes most of of the API functions, but Sleep() it doesnt, could it be because Sleep() is a win32 function?
I am using platform of win 3.x, because when i try to use the win32 platform, it writes in the error window: BCW: cannont build using requested tools.
...please help...

0
 
LVL 22

Expert Comment

by:nietod
ID: 1183608
I can't check right now (I'll try to check later) but I'm 99% sure that Sleep() is part of the windows 3.x API.

It sounds to me like the problems is with BCW.  The requested tools might mean its compiler, linker, etc.  This is not an area I'm likely to be able to help you much in, but I'm willing to try.
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Often, when implementing a feature, you won't know how certain events should be handled at the point where they occur and you'd rather defer to the user of your function or class. For example, a XML parser will extract a tag from the source code, wh…
IntroductionThis article is the second in a three part article series on the Visual Studio 2008 Debugger.  It provides tips in setting and using breakpoints. If not familiar with this debugger, you can find a basic introduction in the EE article loc…
The goal of the tutorial is to teach the user how to use functions in C++. The video will cover how to define functions, how to call functions and how to create functions prototypes. Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Express will be used as a text editor an…
The viewer will learn additional member functions of the vector class. Specifically, the capacity and swap member functions will be introduced.

705 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question