The Wait command

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Fri Jun 24 15:53:45 CDT 2011


On 6/24/11 2:58 PM, Pete wrote:
> Trying to figure out how to suspend processing until either a condition is
> true OR a specific amount of time has elapsed.  Looks like the wait command
> allows one or the other but not both.  Any ideas how to do this?

You can use both in a wait command, for example:

   put "starting"
   put the seconds into tStart
   wait until the shiftkey is down or the seconds - tStart > 5
   put "stopping"

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