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A client side javascript that redirects to Logout.aspx

Posted on 2004-05-01
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Hi,
Could anyone help me with some piece of javascript code? I need to create a client side javascript that will redirect to Logout.aspx  20 minutes after the current page was rendered.
And where do I have to call that javascript? On <body load=> ?
Thanks!
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Question by:Cali_Salas
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<body onload="setTimeout('yourfunction()',20000)">

And your function would go in the head like this:

<script type="text/javascript">
function yourfunction()
{
// any code you want to execute before logging them off
location.href='Logout.aspx';
}
</script>

Cd&
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by:Cali_Salas
ID: 10968776
Thanks, but what about if there's a previous javascript function onload ? In my case, I already call another javascript function:

<SCRIPT language="javascript">
function SaveScroll()
{
    document.all.item('txtScroll').value = theBody.scrollTop
}
function SetScroll()
{
    theBody.scrollTop = document.all.item('txtScroll').value
}

</SCRIPT>
<body id="theBody" onscroll="Javascript:SaveScroll()" onload="Javascript:SetScroll()">

Is there any other place where I could put "setTimeout('LogoutFunction()',20000)" ?
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by:COBOLdinosaur
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You can put any legal sequence of javascript instruction in the event invocation.  I removed the javascript: as it is unnecessary for events becaue they us assume javascript already:

<body id="theBody" onscroll="SaveScroll()"
onload="SetScroll();setTimeout('LogoutFunction()',20000);">

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by:COBOLdinosaur
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Glad I could help.  Thanks for the A. :^)

Cd&
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