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Hi there,

Recently, I had been working on TimerInit() and TimerDiff(), and I met a problem, so after I start a new TimerInit(), after a few mins of running, i need to change the timestamp of the timer and make it run from the time I provided..

Example: TimerInit() at 0s

At 5s, I change the timestamp to 1m 17s, I want the timer to continue running on going, 1m 18s, 1m 19s.. and so on..

Anyone knows a solution for this?

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Do not try to change the TimerInit timestamp value - it has no real "value" other then as the parameter to TimerDiff. I would use an incremented counter and offset like this:

$iTimer = 0
$iTimer_Offset = 0

While 1

    ; Wait 1 second
    $iBegin = TimerInit()
    While TimerDiff($iBegin) < 1000

    ; A second has passed - add to timer
    $iTimer += 1

    ; Add offset to get display time
    $iDisplay_Time = $iTimer + $iTimer_Offset

    ; Convert to m:s and display
    ConsoleWrite("Timer = ")
    $iMins = Int($iDisplay_Time / 60)
    If $iMins Then
        ConsoleWrite($iMins & "m ")
    $iSecs = Mod($iDisplay_Time, 60)
    ConsoleWrite($iSecs & "s" & @CRLF)

    ; Adjust offset at 5 secs
    If $iTimer = 5 Then
        $iTimer_Offset = 72

All clear? :)


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