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GUI Message loop lagging badly...

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NELyon

I'm having a wee bit o' trouble here.

Once upon a midnight dreary whilst I pondered, weak and weary... Ok, enough with the Poe.

My GUI Message loop is lagging very badly. When I click a button it takes up to 5 seconds to respond.

Code:

#Include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#Include <WindowsConstants.au3>
;#include <MouseSetOnEvent_UDF.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
Global $nCont = 0, $xColor = 0x000000
$hGUI = GUICreate("ColorSelect_Tool", 220, 110, -1, -1)
WinSetOnTop($hGUI, "", 1)
$hColor = GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 0, 0, 50, 50)
$hSelectColorFromScreen = GUICtrlCreateButton("Select Color from Screen", 70, 0)
$hHex = GUICtrlCreateInput("", 1, 70, 100, -1, $ES_READONLY)
GUICtrlSetBkColor($hHex, 0xFFFFFF)
GUISetState()
While 1
    $nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
    Switch $nMsg
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit
        Case $hSelectColorFromScreen
            ;_MouseSetOnEvent(513,  "_Addition")
            Do
                If PixelGetColor(MouseGetPos(0), MouseGetPos(1)) <> $xColor Then
                    $xColor = PixelGetColor(MouseGetPos(0), MouseGetPos(1))
                    GUICtrlSetBkColor($hColor, $xColor)
                EndIf
            Until $nCont <> 0
            ;_MouseSetOnEvent(513)
            GUICtrlSetData($hHex, "0x" & StringRight(Hex($xColor), 6))
            $nCont = 0
        Case Else
            Sleep(200)
    EndSwitch
WEnd
Func _Addition()
    $nCont += 1
EndFunc

I commented out the part which requires Mscreator's MouseSetOnEvent UDF, so you can see the problem. When you click the button or the X, it takes up to 5 seconds to respond. Is this just my computer being an Edgar Allen Poe? <<Lol @ The random name dropping :D

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GEOSoft

take out the sleep(200). there is a delay in the loop anyway.


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NELyon

Okay.

Thanks.

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Nevin

eh, that fix it? You said 5 second delay, that wasn't even half a sec.

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JustinReno

That is a huge difference, even Sleep(100) slows it down considerably.

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