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Timed events??????

Posted on 1998-06-03
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I would like to put a time limit on how long a label box is displayed for.  But I don't know how, can anyone help??????????????
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Question by:atlantis
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bin_huwairib earned 50 total points
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atlantis,

You can add a Timer control and set the Interval property to a specific time, then when Timer's event executed disable the label box or clear it and then disable the Timer.

Example
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Private Sub Form_Load()
 Label1.Caption = "testing..."
 Timer1.Interval = 1400
 Timer1.Enabled = True
End Sub

Private Sub Timer1_Timer()
 Label1.Caption = ""
 Timer1.Enabled = False
End Sub


Best regards
Bin Huwairib
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