Re: To get the SetTimer identity

"AliR \(VC++ MVP\)" <AliR@online.nospam>
Fri, 13 Apr 2007 14:53:59 GMT
It looks like you are still passing a pointer as the first parameter. Don't
do that.
And for timers with callback functions the first parameter is ignored. so
you can pass a 0.
The first parameter is generally a number INT (not a pointer to a number) to
be exact that the user (meaning you) choose as the id of the timer.


"Nobody" <> wrote in message

If you call SetTimer with a callback, then OnTimer would not be called.

I was experimenting with callbacks and noticed that.
That is why I pointed it out.

I read your other post about the callback being in a seperate thread.
I suppose it would really have to be that way.

SetTimer((UINT)&callCounter,1000, (TIMERPROC)CallCounterDisplayTimerProc);
SetTimer(MYID, 1000);
OnTimer() { MyFunc(); }
OnCallback(){ MyFunc(); }

The use of the first parameter with the callback function is also useless.

I am unsure why it would be considered useless?
The Callback does get the nIDEvent.
I only used the Callback for 1 timer.
I stick to the OnTimer method besides.

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