n00b question - Compile/link error - HELP !

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Hiya all,

Can someone help with this error I get when compiling ...

ld: cannot find -lpng
*** FATAL ERROR - Please post this output in the forum

I have no idea what it means but would love to sort this out so I can crack on with coding !

ANy help would be greatly appreciated


Have you checked your code for any typos? Also, are you using the latest version of GLBasic? If you supply your code, I can compile it on my end and see if I get the same results.
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Try uninstalling the complier and do a complete clean re-install.


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