Beginner Questions: size of lib and possibility of gui

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Beginner Questions: size of lib and possibility of gui

Post by cr_itm » Fri May 06, 2005 5:18 pm

Hello,

I have to start a new project and must choose a GUI library. So I decided to use wxWidgets, downloaded the sourec and compiled it (under Win with Visual Studio 2003).

After compiling the lib I saw a whopping 40mb lib (wxmswd.lib) on my HD... well, I read about editing the config.h to minimize the size of the lib file. But 40mb? I mean, is there a way to reduce the size of the lib file?


And my second question: is it possible to create a gui with docking-windows, like the ones in Visual Studio or in so many other applications?


Thanks a lot for your help

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Re: Beginner Questions: size of lib and possibility of gui

Post by NinjaNL » Fri May 06, 2005 5:28 pm

cr_itm wrote:wxmswd.lib
Do you really need a debug build?
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Post by Avi » Fri May 06, 2005 5:28 pm

cr_itm wrote:And my second question: is it possible to create a gui with docking-windows, like the ones in Visual Studio or in so many other applications?
http://forums.wxwidgets.org/viewtopic.php?t=2153 :)

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Re: Beginner Questions: size of lib and possibility of gui

Post by cr_itm » Fri May 06, 2005 5:47 pm

NinjaNL wrote:
cr_itm wrote:wxmswd.lib
Do you really need a debug build?
Oh well.. not really :) After compiling the release version, it is 25 mb. Really good size reduction. But do you have any tipps to reduce the size some more?
Oh thanks :) And what do you think about this one? It slighty looks a bit better:

http://wxextended.sourceforge.net/

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