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[REBOL] Re: Request File

From: carl:cybercraft at: 24-Jan-2004 11:51

On 21-Jan-04, Matt MacDonald wrote:
> I'm having a problem with the Request File Function. I have a timer > as an event in the feel of a form. One of the buttons on the form > launches the request file dialog box. The problem is that while that > dialog box is up, my timer event is paused. I'm using the timer to > check for inactive users, so the timer needs to be going at all > times. Anybody have any suggestions? Here is the code for the timer: > ; Probe time hold the timer interval, in my case it is usually 30 > seconds main-form/rate: probe-int main-form/feel: make > main-form/feel [ > engage: func [face action event] > [ > if (event/type = 'time) > [probe-messages probe-type] > ] > ]
I'm not quite sure how your program works, but the timer in the following keeps going while the file-requester is open... view layout [ button "Request" [x: request-file] time: field to-string now/time rate 1 feel [ engage: func [face action event][ if event/type = 'time [ time/text: to-string now/time show time ] ] ] ] -- Carl Read