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How do you stop a progress bar flickering

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How do you stop a progress bar flickering?
when I iterate through 2000 values my progress bar flickers.why does this happen? How can I prevent it?
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by:Mikal613
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add Do Events in your loop
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start
    LockWindowUpdate pbr.hwnd
... do processing
    LockWindowUpdate 0&
... update pbr
    LockWindowUpdate tbr.hwnd
... do processing
    LockWindowUpdate 0&
... update pbr
    LockWindowUpdate tbr.hwnd
... do processing
    LockWindowUpdate 0&
finished


Public Declare Function LockWindowUpdate Lib "user32" (ByVal hwndLock As Long) As Long
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by:plq
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on the other hand, maybe you're updating it every record. Only update it every 100 records

if lCount mod 100 = 0 then
   ... update pbr
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by:Mikal613
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That wouldnt do it
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