install_timer man page

install_timer — Installs the Allegro timer interrupt handler.


#include <allegro.h>

int install_timer();


Installs the Allegro timer interrupt handler. You must do this before installing any user timer routines, and also before displaying a mouse pointer, playing FLI animations or MIDI music, and using any of the GUI routines.

Return Value

Returns zero on success, or a negative number on failure (but you may decide not to check the return value as this function is very unlikely to fail).

See Also

remove_timer(3), install_int(3)

Referenced By

ex3buf(3), ex3d(3), exaccel(3), exalpha(3), exblend(3), excamera(3), excustom(3), exdbuf(3), exflip(3), exgui(3), exkeys(3), exlights(3), exmidi(3), exmouse(3), exrgbhsv(3), exsample(3), exscn3d(3), exspline(3), exsprite(3), exstars(3), exstream(3), exswitch(3), exsyscur(3), extimer(3), extrans(3), extrans2(3), exunicod(3), exupdate(3), exzbuf(3), fli_timer(3), install_int(3), install_int_ex(3), install_param_int(3), install_param_int_ex(3), play_fli(3), play_memory_fli(3), remove_timer(3), rest(3), rest_callback(3), show_mouse(3).

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