well, ive been using VB6 for a year now, but i cant get this to work

i have 3 txt boxs, and a cmd button, and a timer thingy(dont know how to use timer yet :P )

it needs to count down in seconds, min and hours.

this is the code i have done so far, but it doesnt work properly, could someone help me debug it please.

Private Sub Timer1_Timer()

If sectxt.Caption > 0 Then
    sectxt.Caption -1
ElseIf sectxt.Caption >= 59 Then
    sectxt.Caption = 59
End If

If sectxt.Caption = 0 Then
    mintxt.Caption -1
    Csectxt.Caption = 59
    If mintxt.Caption = 0 Then
        hourtxt.Caption -1
        mintxt.Caption = 59
    End If
End If

If mintxt.Caption <= 0 Then
    mintxt.Caption = 0
End If

If houttxt.Caption <= 0 Then
    houttxt.Caption = 0
End If

End Sub

Private Sub startcmd_Click()
If startcmd.Caption = "Start Washing" Then
Timer1.Enabled = True
startcmd.Caption = "Pause / Stop"
End If

End Sub

Hi, Slavrix, and welcome.
You didn't say in what way it wasn't working, what error message(s) do you get?
You could do it something like this, with nested If...Else statements, I assumed you would have first put something in the textboxes. Basically, every time the Sec or Min textboxes change from 0 to 59 you would have to check the other boxes and update them

Private Sub Timer1_Timer()

If txtSec.Text > 0 Then
    txtSec.Text = txtSec.Text - 1
Else                                'if zero
    txtSec.Text = 59

        If txtMin.Text > 0 Then     'update mins
            txtMin.Text = txtMin.Text - 1
        Else
            'check if Hour is 0, and if it is, then stop timer, else continue
            txtMin.Text = 59
        End If
        
End If
End Sub

oooo, man

thx alot. it works awsomely. i love it.

THX THX THX THX THX :lol: :lol: :cool: :cool:

ummm, when i go to run it, when the hour box is zero, the counter still resets the minutes to 59.

how can i fix that?

dont worry i think i got it

something like

If txtSec.text = 0
   txtMin.text = 0
   txtHour.text = 0 then

   Timer1.enabled=false
end if

could someone tell me if this is correct or not pls

when the hour box is zero, the counter still resets the minutes to 59.
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When the hour box changes from 1 to 0, there are still 59mins 59 secs left to go. But maybe you mean right at the end?

If txtSec.Text = 0 And txtMin.Text = 0 And txtHour.Text = 0 Then
      Timer1.Enabled = False
End if

here is my count down code

Private Sub cmd_Click()
    Timer1.Enabled = Not Timer1.Enabled
    cmd.Caption = IIf(Timer1.Enabled, "Pause", "Start")
End Sub

Private Sub Form_Load()
    Timer1.Interval = 1000
    Timer1.Enabled = False
    cmd.Caption = "Start"
    txtmin.Text = 0: txtsec.Text = 0: txthour.Text = 1
End Sub

Private Sub Timer1_Timer()
    If txtsec.Text > 0 Or txtmin.Text > 0 Or txthour.Text > 0 Then
        If txtmin.Text = 0 And txthour.Text > 0 Then _
            txtmin.Text = 60: txthour.Text = txthour.Text - 1
        If txtsec.Text = 0 And txtmin.Text > 0 Then _
            txtsec.Text = 60: txtmin.Text = txtmin.Text - 1
        txtsec.Text = txtsec.Text - 1
    Else
        cmd_Click
    End If
End Sub
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