Moving an Object Using Timer

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This is program that can move an object from left to  right automatically by pressing command button.

 In order to do this, you insert a shape and a timer into the form, then write the codes under the  Timer1_Timer( ) Sub procedure.

You can make the object move automatically by using the Left property of the object and setting the time interval to 100, which is about 0.1 second. Left is the distance between the object and the left most border of the  form. So the statement Shape1.Left=Shape1.Left+100 will move it further from the left by 100 twips after each interval. When the object move beyond the right border, you bring it back to the left border by reversing the objec using Shape1.Left=-Shape1.Width, making it like appearing from the left border. The rest of the logics follow.

Private Sub Command1_Click()
Timer1.Enabled = True

End Sub


Private Sub Timer1_Timer()

Shape1.Left = Shape1.Left + 100
If Shape1.Left > Form1.Width Then
Shape1.Left = -Shape1.Width
End If
End Sub

 

 

 

 

 

 

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