Thread: 'DC_BRUSH' was not declared...

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    'DC_BRUSH' was not declared...

    Best time of day for everyone!
    All the necessary includes seem to be there, but errors fall in a pile. Can you tell me what else is wrong?


    error: 'DC_BRUSH' was not declared in this scope|
    error: 'SetDCBrushColor' was not declared in this scope|
    error: 'DC_PEN' was not declared in this scope|
    'SetDCPenColor' was not declared in this scope|
    ||=== Build failed: 4 error(s), 1 warning(s) (0 minute(s), 4 second(s)) ===|


    Code:
    #include<stdio.h>
    #include<windows.h>
    #include<stdlib.h>
    #include<time.h>
    #include<wingdi.h>

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    Try adding #include <wingdi.h>
    windows.h should include this but try adding it separately to see what happens.
    EDIT: Okay, I'm blind. Apparently you already added that. I don't see why you would get those errors.
    Last edited by john.c; 12-06-2021 at 05:20 PM.
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    Code:
    #include<stdio.h>
    #include<stdlib.h>
    #include<time.h>
    #include<wingdi.h>
    #include<windows.h>
    I would try this order of includes; but, I expect it to still fail.

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    Looking at the wingdi.h source code (not necessarily your version, but perhaps representative), it looks like if NOGDI is defined then pretty much none of it is included. If you are using an IDE, look in the settings and make sure NOGDI is not being defined (presumably on the command line that invokes the compiler). It's possible that there's a checkbox that you check if you want to use GDI.
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    I followed your advice, namely, I changed the order of inclusion of includes

    What I saw is even more amazing, and I confess I don't understand anything at all.


    Code:
    ||=== Build: Debug in risuj (compiler: GNU GCC Compiler) ===|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1340|error: 'UINT' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1344|error: 'FLOAT' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1345|error: 'FLOAT' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1346|error: 'FLOAT' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1349|error: 'LONG' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1350|error: 'LONG' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1351|error: 'LONG' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1352|error: 'LONG' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1353|error: 'WORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1354|error: 'WORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1355|error: 'LPVOID' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1358|error: 'DWORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1359|error: 'WORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1360|error: 'WORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1361|error: 'WORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1362|error: 'WORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1366|error: 'BYTE' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1367|error: 'BYTE' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1368|error: 'BYTE' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1373|error: 'WORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1374|error: 'DWORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1375|error: 'WORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1376|error: 'WORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1377|error: 'DWORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1385|error: 'DWORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1386|error: 'LONG' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1387|error: 'LONG' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1388|error: 'WORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1389|error: 'WORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1390|error: 'DWORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1391|error: 'DWORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1392|error: 'LONG' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1393|error: 'LONG' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1394|error: 'DWORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1395|error: 'DWORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1398|error: 'BYTE' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1399|error: 'BYTE' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1400|error: 'BYTE' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1401|error: 'BYTE' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1420|error: 'DWORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1421|error: 'LONG' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1422|error: 'LONG' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1423|error: 'WORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1424|error: 'WORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1425|error: 'DWORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1426|error: 'DWORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1427|error: 'LONG' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1428|error: 'LONG' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1429|error: 'DWORD' does not name a type|
    C:\CodeBlocks\MinGW\include\wingdi.h|1430|error: 'DWORD' does not name a type|
    ||More errors follow but not being shown.|
    ||Edit the max errors limit in compiler options...|
    ||=== Build failed: 50 error(s), 0 warning(s) (0 minute(s), 3 second(s)) ===|
    However, no, it's understandable, on the contrary, it's understandable. The order of inclusion cannot be changed.

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