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ThatsAlok9-Jan-06 23:12
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Stephen Hewitt9-Jan-06 18:21
Stephen Hewitt9-Jan-06 18:21 
Try code like this (instead of the AfxMessageBox call - since a message pump seems to be required):

UINT TimerId = SetTimer(NULL, 0/*Ignored*/, 5000, NULL);

MSG m;
BOOL bOk;
while ( (bOk=GetMessage(&m, NULL, 0, 0)) && bOk!=-1 )
{
    DispatchMessage(&m);
    if ( m.message==WM_TIMER && m.wParam==TimerId )
    {
        break;
    }
}

KillTimer(NULL, TimerId);


Caveat:
I don't really know what's going on or what you’re trying to do or the over all structure of your program so this is just a guess. I have hard coded a 5 second delay. You will be able to use the UI of the app during this time - You may want to simulate modality by putting a call to disable the main app window before and another to re-enable it after. 9 times out of 10, when you put a hard coded delay in a program your doing the wrong thing: How long do you wait? Will this be long enough on a slower machine? If you wait long enough for a slow machine are you "cheating" users with fast machines?

Steve
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