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Making a stop button stop the routine.

Posted on 2006-07-04
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Hi
I am using VC#.
On the main form I have a start button which calls a routine to start taking voltage measurments and displays the measured data. The full test can take several hours. I need to have another button on the form, STOP, to stop this routine at any stage.
I have tried adding a button but when the main routine starts the stop button has no affect, the code here never gets called.
How can I structure the program so that the buttons on the form still work.

David
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Hi davidw007,
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you could look into using threads for this because you could kill a worker thread on the main thread in your commandbutton code
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/7a2f3ay4.aspx

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bruintje
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Thanks that makes sense.
David
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