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

   another option is to create a custom timer using a thread.

Rgds, Wilfried [TeamICS]

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

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