Delay function

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    Delay function

    Can you tell me a function in a program comment it. not delay();.anything else than delay() to wait for a few milliseconds or seconds?

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    There's Microsoft C source code for a delay function, or you could write an empty loop that repeated itself hundreds of times. This solution however, would vary grealty from PC to PC.

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    What operating system and compiler are you using?

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    #inculde <stdlib.h>

    int main(void)
    {
    // do what ever
    sleep(100); // sometimes _sleep(), where the arguement is the ammount of time in milliseconds to wait(sleep).
    // do something else
    return 0;
    }
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    assuming you are using a console in a windows environment then....

    #include <windows.h>

    Sleep(x); // where x is the number of millisecs minimum you wish to pause for. Notice the capital S. remember that c++ is case sensitive.
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