an alternative to the Timer object

vb6 Australia
  • 19 years ago

    I have been playing with the code for the vbwScroller activeX control. All I have done is add some graphics that are substituted for particular chars and not much else.


    I have found that the compiled ocx does not perform very well in an environment that has many processors running. The timer it seems is not treated as a high priority in Win or VB.


    Does anybody have an alternative method for triggering a set function or running a piece of code without relying on the timer object (Hence, in this case, creating a SMOOTH text scroller)? Remember, this all live inside an activeX component.


    Hope somenbody can assist.

  • 19 years ago

    You could try the ssubtmr dll from vbaccelerator.com

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