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This is a discussion on Clock within the C++ Programming forums, part of the General Programming Boards category; This code does not work #include <iostream> #include <time.h> #include <conio.h> using namespace std; int main() { time_t hold_t; hold_t ...

  1. #1
    Shadow12345
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    Clock

    This code does not work

    #include <iostream>
    #include <time.h>
    #include <conio.h>

    using namespace std;

    int main()
    {
    time_t hold_t;
    hold_t = time(NULL);
    for(; ; )
    {
    cout << "\nThe time is " << hold_t << endl;
    clrscr();
    }
    return 0;
    }

    it says clrscr(); is an undeclared identifier. This simple console application should work fine, but I dont' knwo why it doenst.
    Last edited by Shadow12345; 05-12-2002 at 12:49 PM.

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    <conio.h> isn't standard. What compiler are you using?

    Also, you don't update hold_t in your loop. It would just display the same time again and again.

    And it would be hard to read, b/c clrscr() or any similiar func would cause a flickering effect if you put it in an unrestricted for loop.

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    if the clrscr() is your problem, you could try system("cls"); that usually works for me.

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    ahh, system functions... so slow.. so useful
    Is that air you're breathing?

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