Stopwatch Class

Provides a set of methods and properties that you can use to accurately measure elapsed time.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
  System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch

Namespace:  System.Diagnostics
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Class Stopwatch
public class Stopwatch

The Stopwatch type exposes the following members.

Constructors

  Name Description
Public methodSupported by Xbox 360 Stopwatch Initializes a new instance of the Stopwatch class.

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Properties

  Name Description
Public propertySupported by Xbox 360 Elapsed Gets the total elapsed time measured by the current instance.
Public propertySupported by Xbox 360 ElapsedMilliseconds Gets the total elapsed time measured by the current instance, in milliseconds.
Public propertySupported by Xbox 360 ElapsedTicks Gets the total elapsed time measured by the current instance, in timer ticks.
Public propertySupported by Xbox 360 IsRunning Gets a value indicating whether the Stopwatch timer is running.

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Methods

  Name Description
Public methodSupported by Xbox 360 Equals(Object) Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported by Xbox 360 Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Xbox 360 GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodStatic memberSupported by Xbox 360 GetTimestamp Gets the current number of ticks in the timer mechanism.
Public methodSupported by Xbox 360 GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported by Xbox 360 MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Xbox 360 Reset Stops time interval measurement and resets the elapsed time to zero.
Public methodSupported by Xbox 360 Start Starts, or resumes, measuring elapsed time for an interval.
Public methodStatic memberSupported by Xbox 360 StartNew Initializes a new Stopwatch instance, sets the elapsed time property to zero, and starts measuring elapsed time.
Public methodSupported by Xbox 360 Stop Stops measuring elapsed time for an interval.
Public methodSupported by Xbox 360 ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

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Fields

  Name Description
Public fieldStatic memberSupported by Xbox 360 Frequency Gets the frequency of the timer as the number of ticks per second. This field is read-only.
Public fieldStatic memberSupported by Xbox 360 IsHighResolution Indicates whether the timer is based on a high-resolution performance counter. This field is read-only.

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Version Information

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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