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Measure execution time in your program


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Simply call

  • StartClock before and
  • StopClock after
the part of the program you want to clock, as shown in the example:

var { must be global }
  hr, mins, se, s1 : word;

procedure StartClock;
  GetTime (hr,mins,se,s1);

procedure StopClock;
  siz : longint;
  hr2, min2, se2  : word;
  GetTime (hr2, min2, se2, s1);
  siz := se2-se+(min2-mins)*60+(hr2-hr)*60*60;
  ShowMessage (IntToStr(siz) + ' seconds');

{ sample how to use it.. very simple }
  for i := 1 to 100 do


2008-01-06, 15:18:47
anonymous from Poland  
It doesn't work :( I tried it in Delphi 2007 and errors occure :(
2008-04-08, 15:15:31
Alexandar from Macedonia  
It works for Pascal 0.7

I just changed this line

ShowMessage (IntToStr(siz) + ' seconds');

is changed into

writeln(siz,' seconds');
2008-05-28, 14:38:55
anonymous from Finland  
Works easily. Might need to make few changes to the code depending of the delphi/pascal version but that should not be any problem to any experienced coder.



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