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Simple question (I've never used JavaScript before) - is there a function in JavaScript to pause a set number of seconds (rather than using a loop to delay) ? And if so what is it ?
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by:coopa
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You can do this with HTML
not JavaScript, but HTML:

<META HTTP-EQUIV="pragma" CONTENT="no-cache">
<META HTTP-EQUIV="expires" CONTENT="01 Jan 1970 00:00:01 GMT">

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coopa changed the proposed answer to a comment
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by:paulstamp
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Rich ?

What's that got to do with Delay ? That looks like something to do with cacheing.
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coopa earned 200 total points
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WHOOPS... WRONG QUESTION.... !   DOH!

Yeah have the answer anyway:

function Delay(){
 setTimeout("dothis()",100);
}

function dothis(){
  // place your code in here
}

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by:paulstamp
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Thanks... two answers for the price of one !
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