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reduce cpu usage in thread

Aayush Singhal
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Joined: Jan 06, 2011
Posts: 47
i am using a thread to update a moving ticker on the screen like the bootom of a news channel.
it's something like this :
while(true)
{
Thread.sleep(10);
x++;
repaint();
}

The trouble is that it is having high CPU usage about 25% due to which my other applications are having trouble.

What should i do to reduce the CPU usage?

Edit : please close it. it is being discussed in the Swings sub-forum. Thanks
Deepak Bala
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Please do not cross post

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