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hi,
this is an easy question but please bear with me. i have a simple while loop, all i want to do is put a delay in it of about 10 milli seconds. in C i would use the "delay" function or sleep or usleep. how do i do this in delphi?
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Just use Sleep(10). (It uses the unit windows.pas. The delay does not use cpu time, the 10 mili seconds are free for other tasks.)
ptm.
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you are very fast ptm,
yes it is Sleep(10);

Motaz
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thanks a lot ptm. i actually looked in the help files for sleep, usleep, delay and all the others, didn't find anything there. where is the documentation for all of them?
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You can find the documentation in Win32.hlp. I suggest to activate the full text index.
Regards, ptm.
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