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Inside Macintosh: Operating System Utilities /
Chapter 4 - Date, Time, and Measurement Utilities / Date, Time, and Measurement Utilities Reference
Routines / Measuring Time


Microseconds

You can use the Microseconds procedure to determine the number of microseconds that have elapsed since system startup time.

PROCEDURE Microseconds (VAR microTickCount: UnsignedWide);
microsecondCount
The number of microseconds elapsed since system startup.
DESCRIPTION
The Microseconds procedure returns, in the microsecondCount parameter, the number of microseconds that has elapsed since system startup time.

SEE ALSO
For information about the return type for this procedure--the UnsignedWide record-- see page 4-32. For an example of how to use the Microseconds procedure, see
Listing 4-11 on page 4-21.


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