Timer

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Description

Event: timer( ){ ; }

Repeats the code in the timer(). Result of the llSetTimerEvent library function call.


Caveats

  • The time between timer events can be longer than that specified with llSetTimerEvent, this is caused by:
    • Time dilation - See llGetRegionTimeDilation for more information;
    • Default event delay - Only so many events can be triggered per second;
    • Event Execution - If the execution of an event takes too long;
    • llSleep().
  • Only one timer can be active at one time.
  • The timer survives state changes, but does not survive resets.
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Examples

float gap = 2.0;
float counter = 0.0;
 
default
{
    state_entry()
    {
        // Activate the timer listener every 2 seconds
        llSetTimerEvent(gap);
    }
 
    timer()
    {
        counter = counter + gap; 
        llSay(0, (string)counter+" seconds have passed");
    }
}

See Also

Functions

•  llSetTimerEvent

Deep Notes

Signature

event void timer(  );