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RE: [XaraXtreme-dev] Idle events

Yeah... on Windows/MFC the timer going off involves the app getting a
WM_TIMER message which would automatically restart idles...


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Sent: 17 May 2006 10:54
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Subject: Re: [XaraXtreme-dev] Idle events

Gerry Iles wrote:
> There is a comment somewhere in the code (or possibly in the idle
> handling document) that mentions something along these lines and I
> it says that there is no need to do anything special as there always
> will be an event of some kind very soon after (e.g. a button will get
> updated or the view will be redrawn etc).  It does sound slightly
> to rely on this though it does seem to work pretty well (unless you
> different).  Maybe we should call wxWakeUpIdle when adding a new
> to be on the safe side...

I'll at an oily interface to do just that. It's also needed whenever
an existing handler returns FALSE, and then wants to start being called
again without an event happening (in my case because a timer goes