VB.net equivalent to VB 6.0 "doevents"


Is there a VB.NET equivalent to the VB 6.0 "Doevents"?

I want to release control periodically while I am looping so that I can  allow cancel requests, etc

Thank you,

Chris Schene
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If you are using 2005  you may want to check out the BackgroundWorker component.  It may be that you want to use this to run the job in a seperate thread. It has a way to report progress back to the main thread via events.  It gives you multithreaded programming capabilities without the headaches.
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