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A more accurate function then now

Posted on 2002-04-08
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Hello,
I want to measure the cpu time for a function.

Right now I'm using the function "now" as in:

edit2.text:=timetostr(now);

Obviously I need something more accurate.

Does anyone have any idea?


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Question by:libbysharf
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gettickcount()
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by:kretzschmar
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means


var
  start, stop, elapsed : Integer;
begin
  start := gettickcount;
  //call your function here
  stop := gettickcount;
  elapsed := stop-start;
  edit1.text := inttostr(elapsed) + ' ms'; //in milliseconds
end;

just from head,
typos possible

meikl ;-)
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by:libbysharf
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Wow! That was quick!
Thanks
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by:kretzschmar
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glad to helped you :-)
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