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Howdy friends, within the main script, which i hope doesn't matter too much, is a small function that counts a variable and marks it into the GUI.
Overall the time keeping function looks like this, excluding #includes. I added that Sleep(100) to see if that helped but i'll remove it cause i don't think it did...

Anyways, the script continues to run, the gui continues to get updated with other data that is getting filed into it, the problem is randomly the time function stops counting, or stops updating the GUI. As of writing this i just had the idea to have it write to a log so i can trace it down... 
But i'm wondering does anyone have any idea as to why this function would stop working i suppose, when the main Function launches, it does an Adlibregister("TimeUpdate",1000).
Sometimes it counts correctly for 32Hours, sometimes it stops at 1hour. Then it will just stop working, or just stop updating the GUI.

Seconds, Minutes, Hours are declared as:  global $Var = 0, FYI.

Func TimeUpdate()
GUICtrlSetData($labelTimeSeconds, ""&$Seconds)

If $seconds = 60 Then
    Global $seconds = 0
    GUICtrlSetData($labelTimeSeconds, ""&$Seconds)
    $Minutes+=1 ; 1
    GUICtrlSetData($labelTimeMinutes, ""&$Minutes)
If $Minutes = 60 Then
    Global $Minutes = 0
    GUICtrlSetData($labelTimeMinutes, ""&$Minutes)
    GUICtrlSetData($labelTimeHours, ""&$Hours)



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Just out of curiosity why would you want to keep track this way when there are dozens of better ways of doing it?

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It's the only way i could think of how, i'm okay with autoit but no where what some other people are, it's my first language. I've googled and looked at other scripts but i don't understand how they are keeping time. Please by all means offer whatever you can. This is just the only and working way i found to have something even keep a somewhat track of time, by just counting a variable up. 

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you just set seconds +1 every time that function is called... that really doesn't mean anything... you don't know that that is the elapsed time, you just arbitrarily set it. I don't think you have valid data on your gui anyway due to this. you need to read the help file on Timer stuff.

TimerDiff in particular. use that to track. and assign to a variable for your time tracking

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To how i understand it, it's working very simply off of being called every one second as an adlib, and just upping the number by one. 
TimerDiff confuses me, but i'll start playing with it more intensely if you believe that's where i should be at, thanks. :-3

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#include <Date.au3> ;_TicksToTime, _TimeToTicks

Func Try1()
    Local $hTimer = TimerInit() ; Begin the timer and store the handle in a variable.
    Local $fDiff
    For $i = 0 To 10
        Sleep(3000) ; Sleep for 3 seconds.
        $fDiff = TimerDiff($hTimer) ; Find the difference in time from the previous call of TimerInit. The variable we stored the TimerInit handlem is passed as the "handle" to TimerDiff.
        ConsoleWrite(Round($fDiff / 1000) & " Seconds or " & Round($fDiff) & " Ms" & @CRLF)
EndFunc   ;==>Try1
Func Try2() ;If you need Anything more than just Seconds this is the way to go
    ;Each tick is 1000 MS
    ;Assuming 2^63 - 1 for max number in autoit
    ;should be good for approx 292471208 Years
    ConsoleWrite(_TimeToTicks(0, 0, 1))
    Local $iTicksStart = _TimeToTicks()
    Local $iHr, $iMin, $iSec
    For $i = 0 To 10
        Sleep(3000) ; Sleep for 3 seconds.
        _TicksToTime(_TimeToTicks() - $iTicksStart, $iHr, $iMin, $iSec) ; Find the difference in time
        ConsoleWrite(StringFormat("%d Hours : %d Minutes . %d Seconds", $iHr, $iMin, $iSec) & @CRLF)
EndFunc   ;==>Try2

The Second Way is far more preferable if you need H:M.S and only 1 second resolution first way is fine if you just need seconds or a higher resolution

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Another way to find elapsed time (days, hours, mins, secs)...

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <date.au3>
#include <StaticConstants.au3>


Local $gui010 = GUICreate('Elapsed Time Demo', 400, 70)
Local $lbl010 = GUICtrlCreateLabel('', 10, 10, 380, 40, BitOR($ss_center, $ss_centerimage))
GUICtrlSetFont(-1, 12, 800)

AdlibRegister('incr_time', 1000)

Local $lasttime = _NowCalc()

While 1
    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $gui_event_close


Func incr_time()

    Local $diff = _DateDiff('s', $lasttime, _NowCalc()), $days

    Local $secs = Mod($diff, 60)
    Local $mins = Mod(Int($diff / 60), 60)
    Local $hrs = Int($diff / 60 ^ 2)
    If $hrs > 23 Then
        $days = Floor($hrs / 24)
        $hrs -= $days * 24

    Local $diff_out = StringFormat('%03i Days %02i Hours %02i Minutes %02i Seconds', $days, $hrs, $mins, $secs)
    GUICtrlSetData($lbl010, $diff_out)

EndFunc   ;==>incr_time


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