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  1. The Case of OnIdle

    From time to time the question arises "how can I terminate my program when no activity took place?".

    Visual DataFlex offers two features named DFTIMER and cIdleHandler but both do not really cover the topic. Let us look closer at these two options and find a real solution.

    A Timer (DFTIMER)
    A timer (DFTIMER) fires a message every NN milliseconds no matter there is activity or not. In the list of tables treeview in Database Explorer we use an object of this class ...