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In search of Graphic libraries

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Hi all.
I need the name of libraries that support the following screen control: Creating text output, Transferring images, Displaying fonts, Displaying presentation graphics, Presantation charts, Manipulating presentation graphics structures, Configuring mode and environment, Setting Coordinates, Setting low level graphics, Setting Attributes, Creating Graphics outpu.
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These screen control libraries used to be accessible when I used microsoft compiler 1.5  Now I have visual 6.0 and I cant find these functuions. Yes I can see them but all of them belong to some visual class. I need name of libraries that support this without need to call for windows winmain() which requires handle to windows. Is there anything left alive from functions like getviewcoord, setwindow, setpixel, or settextposition without the need of belonging to some visual class.


Thanks for any tips.
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by:Ik_Khan_Pk
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visit to the www.cdx.com may fulfil your requirements
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by:Ik_Khan_Pk
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visit to the www.cdx.com may fulfil your requirements
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by:ntdragon
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did you try OpenGL
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by:TryHarder
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there is no link to www.cdx.com

No I didn't try OpenGL. Is this a library that comes with microsoft compiler?
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by:MaxItn
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Where can I find or purchase OpenGl libraries to use them?
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by:ntdragon
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it comes with windows 98
and the glut part you can find for free at the net i htink even in the opengl site
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by:wolfpackinc
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Look in your windows system file Opengl32.dll.check out ...\Program Files\Common Files\Borland Shared\MSHelp\opengl.hlp
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by:TryHarder
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NtDragon, How many different header libraries are there for OPenGl?
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gl.h
glu.h

and the glut part that don't come with openGL
glut.h
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by:TryHarder
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ntdragon, Would you know a link where I can download glut.h
Thanks
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by:TryHarder
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NtDragon, I found the site and downloaded glut.*  

Accept the comment as an answer doesn't work for some reason. I will try later.

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by:TryHarder
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I looked at these libraries and got a pdf on Glut intro. Man, this will take some time until I will put it together.
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if you have any questions just ask
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