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bgi graphics

Using Borland C++ version 4.02.
Trying to compile a C program that uses the graphics.h library. Receive this error:
Fatal..\BC4\INCLUDE\GRAPHICS.H 19:Error directive: BGI graphics not supported under Windows.

When i search the help file it says I can de-select the BGI
option as long as I add the name of the BGI libary(GRAPHICS.h) to the project list.
This is just a single C program not in any project.
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Surt
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viktornetCommented:
It means that you cannot use it under windows.... YOu need to run DOS and run Borland C++ from there, and then you'll be able to use it...

Cheers,
Viktor
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arnondCommented:
BGI graphics are used for DOS application (an older system, a more recent one is VESA). you need to work in a DOS enviroment in order to use the BGI library.
open a DOS box or start your computer in DOS mode.

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viktornetCommented:
Yup, that's what I said =)
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