AW: AW: How to implement a timebased reminder?

Tiemo Hollmann TB toolbook at kestner.de
Fri Jun 11 07:08:55 CDT 2010


Thanks Jim and Klaus for your helpful ideas
Tiemo

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com [mailto:use-revolution-
> bounces at lists.runrev.com] Im Auftrag von Jim Ault
> Gesendet: Freitag, 11. Juni 2010 14:01
> An: How to use Revolution
> Betreff: Re: AW: How to implement a timebased reminder?
> 
> make a check box button
> on mouseup
>    callMyStackScriptTimer
> end mouseUp
> 
> on callMyStackScriptTimer waitSecs
>    if waitSecs is empty then put 10 into waitSecs
>    if the hilight of btn "timerStatus" is true then
>        -- do these commands
>        send "callMyStackScriptTimer" in waitSecs seconds
>     end if
> end callMyStackScriptTimer
> 
> --now the script can be called by different routines
> --setting the hilight of the check box will stop any 'send in' calls
> --obviously, if your mouseup turns off the check box, the loop will
> skip the tasks
> 
> This is just one way of accomplishing the task.
> 
> Jim Ault
> Las Vegas
> 
> 
> On Jun 11, 2010, at 4:51 AM, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote:
> 
> > Hi Klaus,
> > yes I tried it already with ditto, but my Win7 machine started
> > smoking and
> > making funny noise!
> > Using "send in" in a self calling handler to get the infinite "loop"
> > or what
> > would be the calling handler?
> > Thanks
> > Tiemo
> >
> >
> >> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> >> Von: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com [mailto:use-revolution-
> >> bounces at lists.runrev.com] Im Auftrag von Klaus on-rev
> >> Gesendet: Freitag, 11. Juni 2010 13:39
> >> An: How to use Revolution
> >> Betreff: Re: How to implement a timebased reminder?
> >>
> >> Hi Tiemo,
> >>
> >>> Hello,
> >>>
> >>> I would like to create a timebased reminder (like a reminder from a
> >> calendar
> >>> app), which runs the whole day "in the background"/ as a task icon
> >> (windows)
> >>> or gadget and reminds me in settable intervals about anything.
> >>>
> >>> How do you realize this kind of app with using a minimum of the
> >> processor
> >>> power? Using idle and idlerate or any kind of loop or perhaps
> >> something
> >>> completely different?
> >>
> >> Do not use IDLE!
> >>
> >>> Which would be the less consuming approach?
> >>>
> >>> Any hint welcome
> >>
> >> this also can be done with "ditto" :-D
> >>
> >> No, just kidding, use "send ... in... " for this purpose!
> >>
> 
> 
> 
> 
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