# TypeDelay

Updated: 11/30/2021, 7:00:45 PM
Created: 11/30/2021, 7:00:45 PM
Last Updated By: Jake Tuttle
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Tags: program profiling

# Description

Allows you to specify the time delay, in seconds, between each simulated typed character. The default is to delay every 0.1 seconds. A value of 0 shows no delay. It's general use is as:

typedelay expression
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were expression is the number of seconds delay between each character. A value of 0 means no delay.

An example of use may be as:

TYPEDELAY 1.2
INPUT "procrastinate" TO 0
TYPERATE 0.05
INPUT "---------------------"
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to show the user taking a long time to enter a complicated word , 1.2 seconds per character. The second line entered is a number of ----- characters and as this is probably done by auto-repeat from the users keyboard.

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