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Internet Query control Refresh Rate

Posted on 2011-05-03
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I want to control the refresh rate of my query, the minimum value i can put is 1 minute, i want it in seconds.

Can i create a query using VBA and control his refresh rate?
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Question by:sharkyboy
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Ok - let's work with OnTime, again :)

Create a subroutine that refreshes your query when you run it, and call that subroutine - "RefreshMyQuery"

Put the below in a public module, and change "refreshTime" variable to however many seconds you want between refreshes...
 
Public runWhen As Double

Sub refreshQuery()
Dim refreshTime As Double

    Call RefreshMyQuery
    refreshTime = 15
    runWhen = Now() + refreshTime / 86400
    Application.OnTime earliesttime:=runWhen, procedure:="RefreshQuery", schedule:=True

End Sub
Sub StopTimer()
    On Error Resume Next
    Application.OnTime earliesttime:=runWhen, procedure:="RefreshQuery", schedule:=False
    
End Sub

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Also, put a call to StopTimer on workbook exit...

Dave
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See attached with all in place.  Just add the code that refreshes the query... And update the refreshTime variable for # seconds between refreshes...


Cheers,

Dave
RefreshQueryTimer-r1.xls
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by:sharkyboy
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Yeah :) !!!
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