Creating A Timer (In Background)

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Googie85
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Creating A Timer (In Background)

Post by Googie85 » Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:35 am

Hi Guys!!

I am wondering if it is possible to have a timer that will execute code after 30 seconds. Using "wait for 30 seconds with messages" doesn't have the desired effect. Could I create a loop with the "wait" command and have it run in another card? I hope I have explained myself properly.

Many Thanks,

Googie.

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Re: Creating A Timer (In Background)

Post by jmburnod » Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:53 am

Hi Googie,
You may use "send in time" message.
Have a look to "send" in LC dictionary
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Re: Creating A Timer (In Background)

Post by mrcoollion » Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:17 am

See 'Separate the interface from running background routines' post in this forum
http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.ph ... 27#p196263

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