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Description of MUSHclient world function: world.DoAfterSpeedWalk

Name DoAfterSpeedWalk
Type Method
Summary Adds a one-shot, temporary speedwalk timer - simplified interface
Prototype long DoAfterSpeedWalk(long Seconds, BSTR SendText)

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This routine adds an unlabelled, temporary, one-shot speedwalk timer, set to go off after the designated number of seconds. The first argument (seconds) must evaluate to a time between 0.1 second, and 23 hours 59 minutes 59 seconds (that is, 0.1 to 86,399).

From version 3.61 onwards of MUSHclient the interval may include fractions (ie. it is a floating-point number). This lets you set up sub-second intervals (eg. 0.5 seconds, 1.2 seconds).

To enable this you need to go to Global Configuration -> Timers and set the 'Timer Interval' in seconds to zero.

The maximum granularity of the timers is currently 0.1 seconds. In other words, regardless of what you specify, the timers are only checked every 10th of a second.

You can also use DoAfter if you do not wish to speed walk, or DoAfterNote if you want to send a note to the output window.

The purpose of this is simplify the frequent case of simply wanting to do something in a few seconds, rather than using AddTimer.

WARNING - as DoAfterSpeedWalk is implemented by using temporary MUSHclient timers, it will not work if timers are disabled. If DoAfterSpeedWalk is not working for you (however the function call is returning zero) then ensure that timers are enabled in the Timers configuration dialog.

Note: Available in version 3.18 onwards.

VBscript example
world.DoAfterSpeedWalk 10, "5e 4s w"
Jscript example
world.DoAfterSpeedWalk (10, "5e 4s w");
PerlScript example
$world->DoAfterSpeedWalk (10, "5e 4s w");
Python example
world.DoAfterSpeedWalk (10, "5e 4s w")
Lua example
DoAfterSpeedWalk (10, "5e 4s w")
Returns eTimeInvalid: The time is invalid (seconds not in range 0.1 to 86,399).
eOK: added OK

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Introduced in version 3.18

See also ...

Function Description
AddTimer Adds a timer
DoAfter Adds a one-shot, temporary timer - simplified interface
DoAfterNote Adds a one-shot, temporary note timer - simplified interface
DoAfterSpecial Adds a one-shot, temporary, timer to carry out some special action

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