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Click or DoubleClick

, 24 Sep 2013 CPOL 6.6K 7
This code processes a Click or a DoubleClick event.
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Introduction

I wanted to have a control that will process a Click event or a DoubleClick event.  All the solutions I could find on the internet used a rather complicated rollback process.  This is a very simple solution that could be understood by just about anybody.

Using the code

The form uses a label for the control. Just Click or DoubleClick on the label to try it out.  The code has a constant to enable the DoubleClick speed to be altered. 

Public Class frmClickDoubleClick

  Const DOUBLE_CLICK_SPEED As Integer = 250   'mouse DoubleClick speed
  Dim isDoubleTriggered As Boolean = False

  Private Sub labLabel_Click(ByVal sender As Object, _
          ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles labLabel.Click
    'delay (250ms) to make sure the DoubleClick code triggers first
    System.Threading.Thread.Sleep(DOUBLE_CLICK_SPEED)
    System.Windows.Forms.Application.DoEvents()

    If isDoubleTriggered Then
    'if DoubleClick event triggered then supress the SingleClick code
      isDoubleTriggered = False
      'reset the DoubleClick flag
      Exit Sub
    End If

    Me.BackColor = Color.Coral              'SingleClick code
    Me.Text = "Single Click"
  End Sub

  Private Sub labLabel_DoubleClick(ByVal sender As Object, _
              ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles labLabel.DoubleClick
    isDoubleTriggered = True                   'flag the DoubleClick event
    Me.BackColor = Color.Aquamarine            'DoubleClick code
    Me.Text = "Double Click"
  End Sub

End Class 

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terry.corridan
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GeneralMy vote of 5 Pin
Carlos190724-Sep-13 1:54
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