Timer routine

Posted on 2003-03-18
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Last Modified: 2010-04-17
Hi all!

Can anyone please tell me how I can make a tiny timer routine which reads the clock on the computer and prints out text in given intervals? Ie after every 5 or 10 seconds (something like an alarm clock...) Must be in plain cpp for a console window project i'm working on...


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void doTimer()
    CTime t = CTime::GetCurrentTime();
    CString cstrCurrTime = t.Format(_T("%b/%d/%Y,%H:%M"));
    cout << cstrCurrTime;
    if (isExit == true)

This function will go to sleep for 5 seconds and loop until some other thread has set the isExit variable to true. You need use MFC for this.

Hope this helps.

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I think this is a good routine giving me just what I wanted...

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