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Timer Component (Windows Forms)

Visual Studio .NET 2003

The Windows Forms Timer is a component that raises an event at regular intervals. This component is designed for a Windows Forms environment.

In This Section

Introduction to the Windows Forms Timer Component
Introduces the general concepts of the Timer component, which allows you to set up your application to respond to periodic events.
Limitations of the Windows Forms Timer Component's Interval Property
Describes known limitations of the timer's interval that may affect how you can use it.
Running Procedures at Set Intervals With the Windows Forms Timer Component
Describes how to react to timed intervals in your Windows applications.

Related Sections

Controls You Can Use On Windows Forms
Provides a complete list of Windows Forms controls, with links to information on their use.
Timer Class (Windows Forms)
Provides reference information on the Timer class, used for Windows Forms timers, and its members.
Timer Class (Server components)
Provides reference information on the Timer class that is used by server-based timers.
Timer Component Changes in Visual Basic .NET
Describes how timer functionality has changed in Visual Basic .NET as compared to previous versions.