Hello everyone, In this post, we will learn about the delay() function in C++. There can be many instances when we need to create a delay in our programs. C++ provides us with an easy way to do so. We can use a delay() function for this purpose in our code. This function is imported from the “dos.h” header file in C++. We can run the code after a specific time in C++ using delay() function.

delay() function in C++

Now let us understand the syntax for delay() function. It is as follows:

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void delay(unsigned int milliseconds);

Question: Using Dev C Program, Create A C Program That Implements A Menu Of The Following: When The User Input 1, For Example, It Will Ask The User To Choose The Following Sub-functions: The Program Should Be In #include Create A Program That Lets The User Choose A Function (Temperature Conversion, Force Conversion, Si-imperial Conversion) From The Menu. I have been messing around with making a windows application in Dev-C I wanted to make it in a single source file, rather than a project to see if it worked. It did, other than the fact that I got the windows app, AND a DOS prompt behind it. Is there anyway to remove the DOS prompt? Configure Dev-C. We need to modify one of the default settings to allow you to use the debugger.

Explanation:

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  • Here, void suggests that this function returns nothing.
  • ‘delay’ is the function name.
  • The function takes one parameter which is unsigned integer.

Create a delay in time in a C++ program

The key point to note here is that this delay() function accepts parameter in milliseconds. That is if we want to create a 1-second delay in our program we have to pass 1000 as a parameter to the function.

Example of delay() in C++

OUTPUT:

How it worked:

As you can see in the program, we are taking input from the user ( To know: Taking only integer input in C++ ) and passing it to the delay function after multiplying it with 1000 to convert the seconds into milliseconds.
“dos.h” header file has been included so that a call to delay() function can be made.

NOTE: Your compiler must have dos.hAndroid deviceseffective curriculum ideas preschool. header file in it.

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I use Dev-C++ since 3 month ago; in the 70th I programmed in Fortran;
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e.g.: the day before yesterday I got the following message from Dev-C++:

My second question to you: * h o w to enable (these) options at my installed and running actual mingw compiler as part of Dev-C++ IDE ?

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Well, the answer to your problem (but not to your question) is to change your IDE. Dev-C++ is far too old to support C++11. The MinGW GCC version that ships with Dev-C++ is version 3.4.2, which is really old. Decent support for C++11 starts roughly from 4.6.0, but since it …

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Well, the answer to your problem (but not to your question) is to change your IDE. Dev-C++ is far too old to support C++11. The MinGW GCC version that ships with Dev-C++ is version 3.4.2, which is really old. Decent support for C++11 starts roughly from 4.6.0, but since it is still experimental, the newer the better. Currently, you can get 4.7.1 version through '>TDM-GCC ports. I recommend switching to '>CodeBlocks, which you can download as an installer that includes TDM-GCC 4.7.1. That should allow you to have decent C++11 support.

As for setting compiler options, you typically have to navigate the 'Build Configuration' or 'Project Properties' or similar panels. Usually, you will find a place to put 'custom compiler options' where you can place the exact command-line compiler option (like -std=c++11), that is, if you can't find a checkbox for the particular option you need.