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So I'm trying to start a C++, OpenGL project on Visual Studio 2010, and I have put glut.h and glut32.dll in the project directory, along with the glut.dll and glut32.lib files in a folder named "glut" in the project directory.

I have also gone to "Porject Properties -> Linker -> Input -> Additional dependencies" and I have typed in "glut32.lib" at the end, and made sure I am not missing a semicolon.

when I try doing

#include "glut.h"

in the Main.cpp file, it complains

error LNK1104: cannot open file 'glut32.libkernel32.lib'

Am I missing any files? What am I doing wrong here?

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error LNK1104: cannot open file 'glut32.libkernel32.lib'

It looks like you're missing a separator character in your dependency options, glut32.lib and kernel32.lib are separate libraries. If you open the additional dependencies window, every entry should be on a new line.

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Can't believe I missed that...thank you, I was sure I had semicolons everywhere... –  OddCore Jul 3 '11 at 14:28

Set the glut32.lib and kernel32.lib paths at Project Properties->configuration Properties->Linker->General->Additional Library Directories. If you don't have these lib files in local system/machine, you can download it from web.

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