It's some sort of a project at school . . i was required to make a basketball game clock. The clock will start from 10:00 (10 minutes) then counting downward. . so 10:00, 9:59, 9:58 and so on . .The clock must contain a START Button, RESET Button, PAUSE Button and a SET MINUTES (either + or - ) and a SET SECONDS (also + or -) Sir I would really be very glad if you can help . Thank you and more power.

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Use a timer control.

Set the interval property to 1000 milliseconds.
Use the enabled property to start and stop the timer.
Use static variables inside the timer functions to store minutes, seconds.

Just a few suggestions to get you started. But as WaltP pointed, you haven't posted any code. If you have not put forth any effort, how do you expect to develop your talents?

Put some work in. And you'll find that you'll put out some results.

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