Report.Timer Event (Access)

The Timer event occurs for a report at regular intervals as specified by the report's TimerInterval property.

Version Added: Access 2007

expression .Timer

expression A variable that represents a Report object.

To run a macro or event procedure when this event occurs, set the OnTimer property to the name of the macro or to [Event Procedure].

By running a macro or event procedure when a Timer event occurs, you can control what Microsoft Access does at every timer interval. For example, you might want to requery underlying records or repaint the screen at specified intervals.

The TimerInterval property setting of the report specifies the interval, in milliseconds, between Timer events. The interval can be between 0 and 2,147,483,647 milliseconds. Setting the TimerInterval property to 0 prevents the Timer event from occurring.