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Background Worker and Timer

dbzx734 asked:

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I am trying to write this application. Currently I have a BackgroundWorker thread to do some operation. Inside the worker thread, I have this loop to do the work n amount of times and also a delay time in which I used to pause the loop.

Currently it looks something like this
 bg_DoWork(object sender, DoWorkEventArgs e)
{ ......
  repeat = 10;
  int i = 0;
  int delay = 5;
  while ( i < repeat)
  {  //do some work 
      //pause for n seconds

This works fine. However, I want have a timer to count down or up during the delay duration, in the UI thread. I tried creating a timer in the background thread but the tick event won't invoke because it is not in the UI thread. What is the best way of doing this?

Thank you,
Tags: C#


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