Hello Arno, I have to check, but I think there is also be an option to create a timer without have a window. then it post a message to a message queue.
another option is to create a custom timer using a thread. --- Rgds, Wilfried [TeamICS] http://www.overbyte.be/eng/overbyte/teamics.html http://www.mestdagh.biz Thursday, August 17, 2006, 19:38, Arno Garrels wrote: > Wilfried Mestdagh wrote: >> Hello Arno, >> >>> What's annoying is that a TTimer creates a window and also requires >>> ExtCtrls.pas to be included. >> >> On my site you find a serial comport component (TCiaComPort). It has a >> custom Timer on board that does not create a window, but can use an >> existing window. > Thanks Wilfried, but that doesn't help much since in ICS V6 yuo can't use > the ICS component window for such purposes. > Is there any way to create a timer without a window being required, I think > it's not possible. So probably writing a custom timer (which requires a > window anyway maybe a solution/workaround, if you don't want ExtCtrls to > be included). > --- > Arno Garrels [TeamICS] > http://www.overbyte.be/eng/overbyte/teamics.html >> It does not have to include ExtCtrls.pas or any other >> that enlarge console programs. It was on question of one of my users >> to include timeouts and still have a small exe. >> >> If you can use it you can copy the code from the unit. >> >> --- >> Rgds, Wilfried [TeamICS] >> http://www.overbyte.be/eng/overbyte/teamics.html >> http://www.mestdagh.biz -- To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list please goto http://www.elists.org/mailman/listinfo/twsocket Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be