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 Avoid Using DoEvents to Wait in Microsoft Access, VBA and VB6.
|(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 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 Debug.Print "Waiting from " & Now & " until " & Now + 0.00003 & "..." WaitForTime (Now + 0.00003) Debug.Print "... done at " & Now End Sub
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