Problem with wait with messages
kray at sonsothunder.com
Mon Jul 9 18:06:32 EDT 2007
On Mon, 9 Jul 2007 21:41:45 +0100, Dave wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have a handler that gets called on a regular basis via the "send
> xxx in N seconds" command.
> The handler then does some processing, but but wait for a task to
> complete, to do the wait I use:
> if TaskNotDone = true then
> wait 1 second with messages
> end if
> I thought that this would allow other objects in the stack to
> function, but this is not the case.
> How can I make it so that I can wait for the task to complete but
> allow the rest of the GUI to work?
I'd recommend the "wait until <condition>" method... So for example,
suppose you made "TaskDone" a global variable (I'll call it
"gTaskDone"). You can initially set gTaskDone to false, then execute
your "send in..." and then immediately after it put:
wait until gTaskDone is true
Just be careful, because if gTaskDone is never set to true, the script
won't ever continue and you'll have issues... :-)
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