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I have just recently downloaded graphics code to help soup up and visualize fractal concepts which I'm developing. I plan on using a DOS
desktop application which I think I can do through visual cpp from a Windows 98 S.E platform.

My questions are;
Where do I install the header file?
Where do I install the DLL?
While I'm at it and really sounding stupid, what is an API file?

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Where do I install the header file?

If you don't know this then you probably shouldn't try to use "graphics code".

You can put it where all your other header files are stored (bad idea), put it in the same directory as your code and use #include "file.h" (okay idea), or create another include directory and instruct your compiler to search that directory for include files (good idea). For GCC you use -I:

$ gcc -I ~/graphicscodeinclude ...

Where do I install the DLL?

In the path. Copy it to C:\windows\system32 or something or create another directory and add it to the path (possibly in autoexec.bat):

set PATH=%PATH%;C:\graphicscodedlldirectory

While I'm at it and really sounding stupid, what is an API file?

This is what you link with (with -L and -l with GCC).

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