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Thread: Thread Sleep, Timer, Button Question

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    Default Thread Sleep, Timer, Button Question

    hiya guys,

    At the moment I'm using thread sleep to pause the timer but this will also make the buttons unresponsive during the time the thread is asleep. Is there a simple way around this??? Any ideas will be much appreciated.


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    Default Re: Thread Sleep, Timer, Button Question

    If you're using Swing, you can have all your main GUI responses happen on the main Swing thread and process other commands/waits using a SwingUtility thread.

    see: Concurency in Swing

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