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Module: Waiting in Category General VBA/VB6 : Date and Time from Total Visual SourceBook

Wait for a period of time or until a particular time using VBA and VB6.

Uses the Windows API Sleep command to avoid the DoEvents command in a loop that eats up all your CPUs. Includes support for 32 and 64 bit API calls. For more information, read our paper

Procedure List

Procedure Name



(Declarations) Declarations Declarations and private variables for the modWaiting module
WaitForTime Procedure Waits until the specified date and time
WaitSeconds Procedure Waits for a specified number of seconds

Example Code for Using Module: Waiting

' Example of modWaiting
' To use this example, create a new module and paste this code into it.
' Then run the procedure by putting the cursor in the procedure and pressing:
'    F5 to run it, or
'    F8 to step through it line-by-line (see the Debug menu for more options)

Private Sub Example_modWaiting()
  ' Comments: Examples of the modWaiting module to wait for a period of time or for a particular time in VBA and VB6.

  Debug.Print "Waiting for 2 seconds..." & Now
  WaitSeconds 2
  Debug.Print "... done at " & Now

  Debug.Print "Waiting from " & Now & " until " & Now + 0.00003 & "..."
  WaitForTime (Now + 0.00003)
  Debug.Print "... done at " & Now

End Sub

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