Timer - Time window for C++

Markus Freitag 3,786 Reputation points
2022-09-07T19:00:48.63+00:00

Hello,
I am not so familiar with C++.
What do I need?

void CustomStandard::ProccessA(void)  
{  
	StartTimer(1, 1000);  
	// TimerID, Timout in ms  
	Call RequestProccessA();  
}  
  
// Event  
void CustomStandard::ReceivedProcessA(string ret)  
{  
	KillTimer(1);  
	// TimerID, Timout in ms  
	// Analyse the ret string  
}  
  
// CallBack   
void CustomStandard::OnTimer(int id)  
{  
	switch(id)  
	{  
	  default:  
	      break;  
      case 1:   
	     KillTimer(1) // Is needed or do it automatically?  
		    
	}  
}  

How can I achieve this?
Which timer is suitable for this?

I need to start an action and in a certain time window a response must come back.

Thanks for tips.

C++, MFC, VS2017
Maybe in future with C++/CLI

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  1. Minxin Yu 10,616 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2022-09-08T02:21:45.177+00:00

    Hi, @Markus Freitag

    Set timer example: SetTimer(1, 1000,NULL);
    You can put KillTimer in OnTimer event.

    Best regards,

    Minxin Yu


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