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Loftaris
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Joined: 24 Aug 2004
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PostPosted: Sat May 07, 2022 1:04 am   

Countdown timer in a button
 
I had an old script once upon a time but my old files appear to be corrupted, I can't open them :( It'd been about 5 years since I did anything in CMud and can't seem to figure this out anymore :(

All I want to do, is have a button on my taskbar that has a X second countdown(will only ever be seconds long). I remember using a variable, but I can't remember how I set it. I can't seem to figure it out using %time, and I tried making it a # and just removing 1 every second, but it bugged out pretty hard and crashed my window when I tried opening it (I have no idea what I did to piss it off but I had to load a backup).

Tried googling it but that didn't come up with anything helpful.

Please and thank you if you have something short and sweet that'll help me out!

Have a fantastic day!
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shalimar
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Joined: 04 Aug 2002
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Location: Pensacola, FL, USA

PostPosted: Sat May 14, 2022 3:57 pm   
 
I do something similar...
My buttons do a power, then I change the appearance of the button til I can to the power again, like this:

#CALL %btncol(berserk,,firebrick)
#ALARM "berserkering" +80 {#CALL %btncol(berserk,,lime)}
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