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Posts: 22
Registered: ‎06-16-2010
My Device: Z10
My Carrier: Rogers

LED state pattern

Hi there,

I have an applicion that needs to blink the LED continuously (and in and in a pattern if possible) until the application itself closes.


After searching for examples I have the following example;

int pattern[] = {
        Color.RED, 80, 50,
        Color.GREEN, 80, 50,
        Color.BLUE, 80, 50,
        Color.BLACK, 80, 300};

        if (LED.isPolychromatic(LED.LED_TYPE_STATUS)){


Unfortunately when an e-mail arrives the blackberry reverts back to the default red blinking.  In a previous post I noted that there is no way to override the default.  I am thinking about removing the last line [LED.setState(LED.STATE_BLINKING);] and putting the rest into a timer that runs every 3+ seconds.


Is there another (hopefully better) way to accomplish this?


Thanks in advance!

Posts: 17,025
Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Z10 LE, Z30, Passport
My Carrier: O2 Germany

Re: LED state pattern

i think you are correct when you state that you cannot change the default behavior, so using a timer would be your best bet.
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