Thread: time delay function available?

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    Question time delay function available?

    Is there some kind of time delay function available? Thanks.

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    Hamster without a wheel iain's Avatar
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    there is,
    just include <windows.h>
    and then you can use Sleep(x);
    where x is the number of milliseconds and Sleep must be capitalized.

    if its for a non windows o/s i think you can use _sleep(x) defined in conio.h
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    I think this can be done without recourse to anything but the standard libraries

    void delay(time_t d)
    time_t start;
    while( time(NULL) < start+d);

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    you will have to
    #include <time.h> in the above code .

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