From the nimble fingers of Stu Cram (stu.cram@...) (10/4/2001 8:28 AM) came... > Hi Pete; > > I've done the same in the past when I didn't have a clock when > travelling. However, you don't have to 'wipe out' the old time. By > using the mode=0 option in the TEXT command, your printing will erase > the background around the newly printed text. Here's a short example > that shows the new time every second. It has extra code to refresh > the window's background in case it is covered up and uncovered. It > should be easy to add an alarm option by testing the time in FN > doTimerEvent. > > - Hope this helps; > Stu Cram, Regina, SK CAN > > '-------------------------- >LOCAL FN doTimerEvent > LONG COLOR -1,-1,-1,1 'fore color = white > TEXT _Helvetica, 96, 1, 0 'mode zero fills in bkgrd around letters I love little things like this that just work perfectly. Cool! -- Ted Spencer; ted@... -- You can't tell the depth of the well by the length of the handle on the pump.