473,836 Members | 1,608 Online
Bytes | Software Development & Data Engineering Community
+ Post

Home Posts Topics Members FAQ

C# App - Simultaneous, Multiple Timers; Accessing

1 New Member
Hi there, I'm currently working on a C# application that deals with dynamically created TabPages based (each TabPage represents a file that has been opened).

On each TabPage there is a DataGridView control as well as some other items including a Button whose purpose is to start/stop a timer clock of sorts. The main problem here is that all of my controls are dynamically generated, so if there were 3 TabPages open, there would be 3 different Button controls saying "Start/Stop Timer", each one with a unique .Name property based on the filename. So, I can reference these controls easily using methods to locate these controls.

However, when it comes to creating Timer controls for each of these TabPages, there is no .Name property or any other way in which I can reference these controls short of having the variable name be an actual variable (which I don't know if that can be done in C# or not). I can't really use 1 timer because I want them to be able to run simultaneously.

So, I'm wondering what the best way would be to go about gaining access to these multiple Timers if I were to create them dynamically. I do know that I could be going about this all wrong, so if there's a better algorithmic approach than dynamically creating controls for each TabPage feel free to tell me.

Thanks a lot!
Jan 1 '08 #1
0 1605

Sign in to post your reply or Sign up for a free account.

Similar topics

by: Jimnbigd | last post by:
I want to write a game, and sounds will really add to it. Note that I would always make the sounds optional. I hate it when I go to a URL and unexpectedly get sounds or music. I have played with bgsound in IE, and found I can have simultaneous sounds using multiple bgsound tags. I have done a google search, and the only results I found were for "multiple sounds", and all of these really meant "consecutive sounds" -- one sound...
by: Dan V. | last post by:
Since an ASP.NET/ADO.NET website is run on the server by a single "asp_net worker process", therefore doesn't that mean that even 50 simultaneous human users of the website would appear to the database backend as a single user. Therefore, wouldn't switching our Access (actually Jet 4.0 OLEDB) database backend on our ASP.NET/ADO.NET website to an MSDE backend be an advantageous change to make while NOT limiting the number of simultaneous web...
by: Gene Hubert | last post by:
I seem to be getting crazy results when I have multiple System.Windows.Forms.Timer objects in the same form running at the same time. When only one timer is running I get the expected behavior. When I have two timers running at once, one fires reliably and the other fires almost never. Are there any known issues with this? Thanks, Gene H.
by: Bamse | last post by:
Hi, can timers be used in webservices? as an example: to check at some time interval an object - Application and for each logged user, check its login period, and if it is greater than 30 minutes, remove it form the collection. Thank you, Daniel
by: cntams | last post by:
All, I have a Windows Service and it has one System.Timers.Timer that fires every 500 milliseconds. Now I have noticed that there's a bug in System.Timers.Timer when it's being used combined with Windows Service. That is, the Timer won't fire again once it's stopped (Timer.Stop() or Timer.Enabled = False) (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/842793/en-us). Instead of using Threading.Timer, can I just have the code to run inside the...
by: FredC | last post by:
I have an application that uses mulitple timers. Each of the timer event handlers manipulate a common array of data. I'm getting Null refererance errors - should I put a lock on the array when I change a value? As well, should I lock the array when I only want to read a value?
by: Tony Gravagno | last post by:
I have a class that instantiates two Timer objects that fire at different intervals. My class can be instantiated within a Windows Form or from a Windows Service. Actions performed by one of the event handlers may take longer than the interval for either of the timers, so it's possible for multiple events to fire "simultaneously" and for events to queue up. I'm attempting to get the timers to sync on some reference type object, or use...
by: David | last post by:
With a non-server app there is one instance of the program running and one user 'using' it at a time. With this scenario I'm pretty comfortable with variable scope and lifetime. With a server app there is one instance of the program running but several simultaneous clients connecting to and 'using' it. When I think about this I'm wondering what this may add to what needs to be considered for scope and lifetime... is a scenario created where...
by: raylopez99 | last post by:
Compound question: first, and this is not easy, if there's a way to detect multiple simultaneous key presses in C# let me know (in the below code, keys c and d being pressed simultaneously or nearly so). I researched this and for C# (as opposed to MFC) there is no library function, and no easy way, though some code on the net suggested that you set up a thread that 'lives' for a certain time, then, if keys are pressed in that certain...
by: marktang | last post by:
ONU (Optical Network Unit) is one of the key components for providing high-speed Internet services. Its primary function is to act as an endpoint device located at the user's premises. However, people are often confused as to whether an ONU can Work As a Router. In this blog post, we’ll explore What is ONU, What Is Router, ONU & Router’s main usage, and What is the difference between ONU and Router. Let’s take a closer look ! Part I. Meaning of...
by: Oralloy | last post by:
Hello folks, I am unable to find appropriate documentation on the type promotion of bit-fields when using the generalised comparison operator "<=>". The problem is that using the GNU compilers, it seems that the internal comparison operator "<=>" tries to promote arguments from unsigned to signed. This is as boiled down as I can make it. Here is my compilation command: g++-12 -std=c++20 -Wnarrowing bit_field.cpp Here is the code in...
by: jinu1996 | last post by:
In today's digital age, having a compelling online presence is paramount for businesses aiming to thrive in a competitive landscape. At the heart of this digital strategy lies an intricately woven tapestry of website design and digital marketing. It's not merely about having a website; it's about crafting an immersive digital experience that captivates audiences and drives business growth. The Art of Business Website Design Your website is...
by: Hystou | last post by:
Overview: Windows 11 and 10 have less user interface control over operating system update behaviour than previous versions of Windows. In Windows 11 and 10, there is no way to turn off the Windows Update option using the Control Panel or Settings app; it automatically checks for updates and installs any it finds, whether you like it or not. For most users, this new feature is actually very convenient. If you want to control the update process,...
by: tracyyun | last post by:
Dear forum friends, With the development of smart home technology, a variety of wireless communication protocols have appeared on the market, such as Zigbee, Z-Wave, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, etc. Each protocol has its own unique characteristics and advantages, but as a user who is planning to build a smart home system, I am a bit confused by the choice of these technologies. I'm particularly interested in Zigbee because I've heard it does some...
by: isladogs | last post by:
The next Access Europe User Group meeting will be on Wednesday 1 May 2024 starting at 18:00 UK time (6PM UTC+1) and finishing by 19:30 (7.30PM). In this session, we are pleased to welcome a new presenter, Adolph Dupré who will be discussing some powerful techniques for using class modules. He will explain when you may want to use classes instead of User Defined Types (UDT). For example, to manage the data in unbound forms. Adolph will...
by: conductexam | last post by:
I have .net C# application in which I am extracting data from word file and save it in database particularly. To store word all data as it is I am converting the whole word file firstly in HTML and then checking html paragraph one by one. At the time of converting from word file to html my equations which are in the word document file was convert into image. Globals.ThisAddIn.Application.ActiveDocument.Select();...
by: 6302768590 | last post by:
Hai team i want code for transfer the data from one system to another through IP address by using C# our system has to for every 5mins then we have to update the data what the data is updated we have to send another system
by: muto222 | last post by:
How can i add a mobile payment intergratation into php mysql website.

By using Bytes.com and it's services, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

To disable or enable advertisements and analytics tracking please visit the manage ads & tracking page.