Setting Daily Events

Question:
I want to kick off a function once a day (for examle, at midnight). The timer seems a very inefficient way to do this. Is there any way of raising an event once a day to do this?

Answer:
The Timer control only supports an Interval property up to 65535, which is about 65 seconds. You can use this, in combination with some extra code to start a program at midnight, let’s say. Here’s an example, assuming you have a timer control named tmrDaily:

Private Sub tmrDaily_Timer()   If Time >= #0:00# And datLastRun < Date Then      ' run your code here      datLastRun = Date   End IfEnd Sub

You’ll also need to maintain some sort of status, so that you only run the job once during the day. In this case, datLastRun is a variable defined outside this procedure as a Variant (for holding date/time values).

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