Timer question - how do I wait half a second?

Tim Grollman

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This code will refresh a chart with different data every second, via cell A26. I want it to refresh every 1.5 seconds but I get a type mismatch. Is there a way I can specify fractions of a second?

Sub SlideShow()

For n = 1 To 10
Range("A26").Value = n
Application.Wait (Now + TimeValue("0:00:1"))
Next n

End Sub
 

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pcc

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Use this function ast top of module
Code:
Private Declare Sub Sleep Lib "kernel32" (ByVal dwMilliseconds As Long)


then use the sleep statement
Code:
sleep 1500
 

BrianB

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Code:
'--------------------------------------------------------
Private Declare Sub Sleep Lib "kernel32" _
        (ByVal dwMilliseconds As Long)
'--------------------------------------------------------
Sub test()
    Beep
    Sleep 500   ' half a second
    Beep
End Sub
 

Tim Grollman

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Joined
Feb 24, 2002
Messages
129
Timer query

Excellent, thank you. Do you know how the user can interrupt the cycle when he sees something interesting? I want to have pause and resume buttons below the cycle button, but when it is running I just get the egg timer and can't access Excel until it finishes.
 

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