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    Changing the size of the window / console

    Hi, I found code on the Internet to enlarge the window working area. The code needs windows.h. The code successfully changes the size of the display using DEV-C. However in Pelles C, windows.h is not accepted / errors out. I prefer Pelles C because of its attractive interface, whereas the interface of DEV-C is annoying. What is the solution, given that I prefer to work with a larger screen than both named compilers use? Thank you. Zach.

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    header files - In pelles c windows.h doesn't compile - Stack Overflow


    In order to use windows.h in PellesC you have to go to:

    Project -> Project Options -> Compiler
    Check: Enable Microsoft Extensions
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    Thank you Bill. I did what you suggested. And Pelles says: Can't find include file <winows.h>. So what now? Zach.

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    "Google other search engines are things you need to learn how to use as a programmer!" You have a nice day too, Zach.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zach View Post
    So what now?
    Try to figure it out yourself?

    You obviously aren't very smart if you think stahta01's name is "Bill". I guess you think my name is "Carl".

    Have a nice day!!!
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    @zach, they're teasing you about the include file configuration. Find where "windows.h" exists, and make sure that's in the include path.

    Of course, that will lead you to the next problem, something similar with the linker.

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