[Newbies] Implementing a simple timer
jan.teske at student.hpi.uni-potsdam.de
Thu Dec 15 22:51:59 UTC 2011
I'm trying to write a simple timer using a TextMorph and its step
method. It should count up every 1 second so I've set stepTime to 1000.
My step method looks as follows:
self time: self time + 1.
self contents: self time asString
That should work. But I discover one problem: The timer counts up but it
does so way to fast. If I print the numbers onto the Transcript
everything works fine. So I think the problem lies within the TextMorph.
It seems that during the sent of 'self contents:' the step method is
called again so that it is executed long before the stepTime is up.
Am I right with that suspicion? Can anyone think of a way to work around
Thanks in advance!
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