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Thread sleep times (Zzzzzzz)

James MacDonald-Fawcett
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Joined: Nov 17, 2003
Posts: 4
Hi, Can anyone help me figure this out please with thread sleep times. I want to make the thread sleep for a random time. but make the time betweem two boundaires. e.g. make the thread sleep between two and four seconds.
Currently I am doing this

but this only works for a single random number. Please help thanks!
Tom Wolve
Ranch Hand

Joined: Sep 22, 2003
Posts: 32
Hi,
try


and your thread should be sleeping between two and four seconds.
Nick George
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Joined: Nov 17, 2003
Posts: 38
often a good idea to surround a sleep with an try-catch:
try{
(code)
}catch(Exception e){}
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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