Re: Thread and Timer

"AliR \(VC++ MVP\)" <AliR@online.nospam>
Thu, 13 Mar 2008 14:18:09 GMT
Joe you must be kidding, he needs a window in his UI thread just use timers?

::SetTimer works just fine in CWinThread. All you have to do is set a
ON_THREAD_MESSAGE(WM_TIMER,OnTimer) in your message map.


"Joseph M. Newcomer" <> wrote in message

Is it a UI thread? Is the timer associated with a window in the UI
thread? (You may have
to create an invisible top-level window to get this to work...)

On Thu, 13 Mar 2008 02:42:20 -0700 (PDT), Stefano <>

On 12 Mar, 16:39, Joseph M. Newcomer <> wrote:

Why not do something very simple: ON_WM_TIMER()?

I tryed with ON_WM_TIMER but it's never called.

You do not need a g_iTmer, g_hWnd, or g_iMessage here, if this were a
handler for
WM_TIMER. Get rid of them. I can't even imagine why they are needed at
all, since they
coudl be member variables of the CWatchDog class.

Yes you are right. I copyed and paste the code from the the callback.

Joseph M. Newcomer [MVP]
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