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DirectX 8.1 D3D tutorials don't execute outside SDE.

DirectX 8.1 D3D tutorials don't execute outside SDE.

DirectX 8.1 D3D tutorials don't execute outside SDE.

With the directX 8.1 SDK, some enlightning tutorials are added in /DXSDK/samples/Multimedia/Direct3D/Tutorials.

When the corresponding executables are run from within the SDE (by starting a debug session}, they work just fine.

However, when they are started like any other executable,
by double clicking on them in an explorer, nothing happens.

That's somewhat nasty, as I'd very much like to use the simple tutorials as a starting point of my own code.

Does anyone know what's the problem here?

RE: DirectX 8.1 D3D tutorials don't execute outside SDE.

Ha! After a tedious search, I found out myself:
When running outside the SDE, the .bmp and .x resource
files that the examples use should be in the same directory as the executable,
because in the executable no paths are specified.

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