Suggestions in regards to GUI

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    Question Suggestions in regards to GUI

    I've got a program that I've been working on for nearly a year now. It is a console based flash card program, respectively titled Virtual Flash Cards (VFC). I've written the entire program in C++ and everything works (for the most part) to my liking (console-wise). My issue is finding an appropriate GUI language to implement with my program so that the average user can use the program. I'm looking for a language that will work on Windows (but cross-platform would be amazing, yet unnecessary) and a language that won't require the user to download oversized files in order to run my program (i.e. QT). Maybe I could spend some time reading up on Python and Tk and making a module that would link into my program to add the GUI? Any suggestions? I've tried QT but the required libraries are so large I just can't dedicate myself to such a language. Links to languages would be appreciated as well. I'm a intermediate C++ developer but I have no experience with GUI programming.... Thanks in advance!

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    rogster001 suggested FLTK recently. Perhaps you could give it a try and volunteer him as your FLTK mentor too
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    I get maybe two dozen requests for help with some sort of programming or design problem every day. Most have more sense than to send me hundreds of lines of code. If they do, I ask them to find the smallest example that exhibits the problem and send me that. Mostly, they then find the error themselves. "Finding the smallest program that demonstrates the error" is a powerful debugging tool.
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    hahaha, yes thats twice today i bin signed up for that haha, but i do thank you laserlight first pointing fltk out to me, in response to an identikit issue as above!
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    I'm looking into FLTK and don't worry rogster001 I won't be bothering you I prefer to figure these things out on my own....

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