\<bookmark_value\>GetSystemTicks function\</bookmark_value\>

GetSystemTicks Function

Returns the number of system ticks provided by the operating system. You can use this function to optimize certain processes.

Syntax:

GetSystemTicks()

Return value:

Long

Error codes:

5 Invalid procedure call

Example:

Sub ExampleWait

Dim lTick As Long

    lTick = GetSystemTicks()

    Wait 2000

    lTick = (GetSystemTicks() - lTick)

    MsgBox "" & lTick & " Ticks" ,0,"The pause lasted"

End Sub