Drawing Rectangles and Text

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    Drawing Rectangles and Text

    Hi,

    I need to draw a rectangle with no color fill and text in the top left corner of the rectangle. I'm trying to use

    Code:
    dc->FillRect(screen_area,&CBrush(HS_BDIAGONAL,RGB(0,255,0)));
    to draw a rectangle and
    Code:
    dc->TextOut(screen_area.left+2,screen_area.top+5,GetLast());
    to draw the text but it gives me errors saying everything is an undeclared identifier. Help would be much appreciated.

    Thanks

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    Sounds like there's a problem including all the necessary header files and linking the libraries.

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    can you possibly explain more, what do i need to do in the headers in order for it to display the GUI?

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    wrong section cram
    i seem to have GCC 3.3.4
    But how do i start it?
    I dont have a menu for it or anything.

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    im really sorry if this is in the wrong section, where should it go, game programming?

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    there's a section for windows programming....

    (btw, you did remember to put #include <windows.h> right?
    i seem to have GCC 3.3.4
    But how do i start it?
    I dont have a menu for it or anything.

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    hmm that doesnt seem to be working however ill move this thread to windows programming

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    Moved to windows board

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