User control refresh by itself

Someone told me that is was possible to have a usercontrol refresh itself without the holding page being refreshed.

If this is true can someone please explain how!

Thanks
PapaSmurfAsked:
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Piotr StrycharzSoftware/web developerCommented:

Only possible when you put the user control inside FRAME or IFRAME.
Also some ActiveX may do your job.
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PapaSmurfAuthor Commented:
Thanks Pstry

I'm trying to fix a common problem. I want to display the details of a row in a datagrid cell, but without the page scrolling back to the top. I'll try out some iframes....
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surajgupthaCommented:
Using the javascript below you can set the focus to the datagrid cell and prevent it from scrolling back after post backs.


<script language=javascript>
function scrollToCoordinates() {
  window.scrollTo(#FORM.scrollx#, #FORM.scrolly#);
}

function saveScrollCoordinates() {
  document.Form1.scrollx.value = (document.all)?document.body.scrollLeft:window.pageXOffset;
  document.Form1.scrolly.value = (document.all)?document.body.scrollTop:window.pageYOffset;
}
</script>

<body onload="javascript:scrollToCoordinates()">


Hope this helps
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surajgupthaCommented:
or you can try "document.all.datagridname.focus()"  on page load. So when the page loads the focus will come to the datagrid rather than the top
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PapaSmurfAuthor Commented:
thanks surajguptha

I'm only just understanding your code suggestion, i guess i need to call saveScrollCoordinates from my code?

sorry bit new to this still :-)

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PapaSmurfAuthor Commented:
fine
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