Xbasic

{TIMER}

Syntax

{TIMER= Timer_Name }

Arguments

Timer_Name

Character. The name of the timer event.

Description

The {TIMER} command generates timer events. The interval between events is specified by the {INTERVAL} command.

Example 

dim cnt as N
cnt = 1
ui_modeless_dlg_box("{INTERVAL}",<<%dlg%
{timer=increment}
{interval=.05}
{progress=50cnt}
;
%dlg%,<<%code%
if a_dlg_button = "increment" then
    cnt = cnt + 1
    if cnt = 100 then
        cnt = 1
    end if
end if
if a_dlg_button = "close" then
    ui_modeless_dlg_close("{INTERVAL}")
end if
%code%)

This example displays a message box for 5 seconds.

ui_dlg_box("Message",<<%dlg%
{size=3}{timer=close}{interval=5}
This message will display for 5 seconds...
%dlg%)

Limitations

Desktop applications only

See Also