Stopping Multiple Timers - Stop Button To Stop Each Timer One At A Time
Feb 26, 2009
Alright, so I'm still working on the slot machine. I have three timers all independently going for my three "wheels" of the slot machine.
My issue, is that I'm trying to make a Stop button to stop each timer one at a time, and I'm not understanding why this code isn't working. The logic completely makes sense, and the first "wheel" stops when I click the button, however, it doesnt appear to stop the other two timers.
I've been trying to create a timer that waits for another timer to finish with its coding and, when it's finished, executes a series of code before stopping itself.
This isn't the code for the actual program I wanted to implement this self-stopping timer in, but it's simple and has the exact same problem:
Public Class Form1 Private Synchro As New Timer() Private Sub MeLoad() Handles Me.Load
The idea here is that it's suppose to (using a timer) show the messagebox ONCE and ONLY once per button click. However, what seems to happen (despite the fact that I have 4 ways of trying to tell it to stop) is that the program creates multiple messageboxes until there are a total of about 49 messageboxes on the screen at the same time. I don't know if I'm using the wrong event (unlikely as Tick seems to be the only timer event) or there's a way of stopping the timer that I don't know.
I'm working on a reaction time program where I'll be testing... well, reaction time of a user. For this program I'll need a timer to stop at a random time interval, say somewhere between 3 and 10 seconds. Anyone know of a technique to do this. I've done some research and it seems there are a bunch of different ways of generating a random number just not sure how to assign that number to a timer.
Out of curiosity, is there a way i can make a program stop or pause for a period of time (which i would choose) before continuing the code WITHOUT a timer.I think I've seen this done before, but I'm not positive.Also note that I'm talking about a forms application (not a console app if that would be any different.)
I have a simple application that use thread pool to read a file and input the data into a listbox. I want to be able to stop threadpool from running after clicking a stop button. How do I stop threadpool? Here is the code for my application below:
Imports System.Threading Public Class Form1 Private Delegate Sub StringDelegate(ByVal text As String)
I created a form and have the variable inputs for 4 motor run statements. Then with a start button the script starts and it is surrounded by a for next statement to loop 10 times. It works fine but if i need to stop the execution of the script with a stop button. I put the stop in a new section but of course does not work to do a motor stop. It just causes the exe to not respond till the loop is complete. Just need to be able to stop the Run1_Click button section.
Edit:I do not mind if it finishes the 4 motor run commands and then stops execution of the loop. So need to figure out a way to trigger a stop from a button on the form to stop the cycle. For the future the loop will be a variable integer input so 10 will not be the standard.
Edit::Does a ' Do ' statement sound like the thing to use? If so how and where would I place that? Have a Stop button on the form and it would stop after the 4th motor run command.
#End Region Declare Function InitStp Lib "stp.dll" () As Integer Declare Function RunMotor1 Lib "stp.dll" (ByVal steps As Integer, ByVal interval As Integer, ByVal direction As Integer, ByVal outputs As Integer) As Boolean
I have an application in which there is a do...loop. I need the do...loop to perform some code and then stop for .1 of a second. When i try using System.Threading.Thread.sleep(), a wait cursot comes up and the application stops working. I was wondering if there was any way to get the thread to stop without stopping the application.
When I run my app at first its keeps time accurately for the first minute or so there after it starts loosing seconds, and by the end of the day its minutes behind.I've created a class called ServerTimeTimer that has a timers.timer object that elapses every second and adds a second to a dateTime variable, and a property to retrieve the date time.[code]
I created 3 timers, i want each timer to take turn start which means timer1 stop then timer2 start, once timer2 stop timer3 start. But my code seem to be running together once i click the play button.And is there any ways to easy control how my picturebox move? Because my code for controlling it movement need to keep finding the correct number for it to move.[code]
I created 3 timers, i want each timer to take turn start which means timer1 stop then timer2 start, once timer2 stop timer3 start. But my code seem to be running together once i click the play button.And is there any ways to easy control how my picturebox move? Because my code for controlling it movement need to keep finding the correct number for it to move.
Private Sub Timer1_Tick(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Timer1.Tick PictureBox1.Visible = True If PictureBox1.Top > 50 Then PictureBox1.Location = New Point _
i added a timer for download speed calculation, but somewhere i did an error. After download is complete the kb/s counter still racing and stop debug has to be done by "Stop debugging" and not on close button.
I have a class (e.g. see Client class below) that holds details of clients that are connected to a server app of mine. In the class is a timer of type (System.Timers.Timer) which is supposed to act like a timeout notifier. When I send a message to a client I start the timer within the corresponding object. When I receive a message from a client I check where I received the message from and stop the timer in the corresponding object. If I dont receive a message within the defined period then an event is raised from within the object and I resend the message again. I do this a maximum of two times before giving up.[code]...
How can I get a timer to run one interval,one interval only, and stop? Until now I have only used timers to keep running until I say to stop. Also I need a timer that will start at the beginning of, and run until any given process is completed.Upon completion it should shut off and tell me how long the process took. Kinda like a stop watch with a Stop / Start "Trigger".
I have a sub routine that connects to a database. If the database is unavailable it takes about 45 seconds to timeout, even though I used connect timeout=10 in the connection string.
So I figured I would try using a timer. This is how I have it Private Sub SQLConn() Timer.start() SQL.Open() Timer.stop() Private Sub Timer2_Tick (this is where I need to put a command to stop the sub SQLConn)
I have the timer set at 10 seconds. Unless there is a better way to do this what command can I use to stop the connection or the sub?
I'm creating a multi-threaded application (although it is not at the moment) which will be connecting to a large number of sockets. I've noticed when a connection cannot be made the connect timeout is rather large, so I am trying to make my own. Here is what I have come up with...
Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click CreateSockets(2) AssignSockets(0, "192.168.31.2", 80, False, False) 'shouldn't connect AssignSockets(1, "192.168.1.1", 80, False, False) 'should connect
Looking at the timeoutOccured() sub, you can see I'm unsure of how to specify which index to set. Efficiency is important since this will be housing a lot of connections at once. Something else that just came to mind, would .theTimer.Stop reset the tick value on the timer?
I have a process that i call, if it doesnt end within a certain time, i want the process to be killed and the loop to only continue after this. if i thread the timer it never tics. If i thread the process it never does as its suppose to.
Imports System.IO Imports System.Threading Public Class Form2
i hv task to perform in timer which includes msgbox of type YesNo it should stop to get the response (Yes or No) but it is showing msgboxes continously. i want the apllication to stop for response (Timer also) as it does in vb6.0 i hv attached the file(see it to get the exact idea of problem)
I used this code to read my question Dim objVoice As New SpeechLib.SpVoice objVoice.Speak(question.Text) how can I not stop my form from pausing when the reading started because it will stop my timer and continue after finishing reading it. I want my timer to be continuous while the the voice is reading it the timer will not pause but will still run.
I have a ListBox with proxy and a webbrowser, the webbrowser has a timer for navigate to some urls. I want stop the timer when the listbox(proxy) is empty.Example:1-I got 10 proxy in a listbox and 20 Urls in other listbox: I want to stop the webbrowser when the last proxy was used.
at the minute i am trying to get a start, stop timer to work to keep track of computers being used in a shop, i messed with some code i found on here and it works, but i am looking for hours, minutes and seconds also if you could say if i am on the right track with the code i used, also if i wanted 10 computers would i need 10 timers to code or can 1 run a few apps.
Public Class Form1 Dim time2 As Date Private Sub Timer1_Tick(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Timer1.Tick
I'm using a System.Timers.Timer in a service that seems to keep ticking after it has been disabled. I'm using autoreset = false so I would expect it to only tick once unless I start it up again. I'm calling stop again, just for good measure, but the timer keeps on ticking.I'm using VB.NET in .net 1.1 and don't have the option to change frameworks.Here is a simple console app to reproduce the issue. This is not the actual code from the project.I believe the interval is long enought to prevent any thread issues in raising the event multiple times, but I will admit I'm not a threading expert.
Module Module1 Private Timer As New System.Timers.Timer(10000) Sub Main()
I have a START and STOP button and when the user clicks "start" the program does a whole bunch of calculations and all. However, I noticed that when I was testing the program I clicked STOP the program continues to execute stuff.
My START code is basically a while loop that iteratively does some calculations.
So I just put a boolean variable as the while condition and when user clicks stop its set to false and when user clicks start its set to true. However, when I click stop, the condition is set to false yes but it still executes all the code until the condition is re-evaluated right...so my question is how can I get out of the while loop when user instantly clicks "stop"?
I need to record the screen when my user clicks start, and stop recording when he clicks stop.I've searched for a while on this subject, and I have found nothing.I want to do this without adding any files to my project, I just want to use some built in function in Visual Basic, and start recording, or even take a snapshot and add it to an AVI file or something...These are some sites I have found:
This code is in VB6, but I am not sure how to even start using it?