does anyone know how to create more than one window within an application? not sub-windows within a frame, but two separate windows in opengl using glut…
You do the same as with sub windows but use glutCreateWindow instead of glutCreateSubWindow. From the man page
" glutCreateWindow creates a top-level window. The name will be provided to the window system as the window’s
name. The intent is that the window system will label the window with the name.
Implicitly, the current window is set to the newly created window. Each created window has a unique associated OpenGL context. State changes to a window's associated OpenGL con text can be done immediately after the window is created. The display state of a window is initially for the window to be shown. But the window's display state is not actually acted upon until glutMainLoop is entered. This means until glutMainLoop is called, rendering to a cre ated window is ineffective because the window can not yet be displayed. The value returned is a unique small integer identifier for the window. The range of allocated identifiers starts at one. This window identifier can be used when calling glutSetWindow."
thanks nvidia_linux…where did you get this information?
You mean the GLUT man pages?
They are in the GLUT source distribution http://reality.sgi.com/mjk/glut3/
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