Libraries!!

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    Libraries!!

    How can I know what all that header files that come with my Dev-C++ and BorlandC compilers do if they come without a txt which explains them???

    BorlandC has dozens of libraries (i supposed unofficial ones, but still great juicy libraries!!) but I dont know what functions they have.

    Can somebody give me a hand??

    Is there a website that explains the functions of the libraries or is there anyway to know what they do just by opening the header file and looking trough it???
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    Yes. Open the header file and look through it. Some header files give a one or two sentence comment above the function prototype, others don't. When you see a prototype that looks interesting, do a google search with the name of the proto, the header, and the compiler name and see what you come up with.

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