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How do I make a C# program sleep for a given number of milliseconds>

Posted on 2004-08-28
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I've tried "sleep", I've tried "delay.  Both without luck.  And WAITFOR related to SQL Server.


Thanks for the help.  I'm sure it's obvious, but sometimes the most obvious problems are the worst to solve.

Thank you.
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Thread.Sleep(NumberOfMilliseconds);

Note that that causes the entire thread or process to pause.

How do you determine that it didn't pause?

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Thanks.  I'll give it a try.
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by:Timbo87
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It's in the System.Threading namespace if you can't find it.
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by:Sirusdv
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System.Threading.Thread.Sleep(x);

X = number of milisecconds to sleep.
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by:God_Ares
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also could you describe WHY you want this,.. we could offer other solutions too,...


regards,..

Floris Briolas
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