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Important: This document is part of the Legacy section of the ADC Reference Library. This information should not be used for new development.

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Version: 1.0

Posted: 2003-10-14

Build Requirements: Carbon (both 9 and X)

Runtime Requirements: Carbon (both 9 and X)

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This sample illustrates how to suspend and resume and AppleEvent. This technique is appropriate when processing Apple events that cannot be handled immediately or must be deferred until additional user input or processing has taken place. Requires: System 7.0 Keywords: AppleEvent Manager, suspend/resume, AESuspendTheCurrentEvent

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2003-10-14Illustrates how to suspend and resume AppleEvents.

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