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simulate clicking on a link after 10 seconds

Posted on 2006-11-26
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Hi,

Is there a way to simulate clicking on a link after 10 seconds in javascript?
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Question by:zattz
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<a id=myLink href="http://www.google.com">wait 10 sec</a>
<script>
setTimeout("document.getElementById('myLink').click()", 10000);
</script>
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by:zattz
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thanks
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by:mrwhipple
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This solution works great in Internet Explorer but in Firefox it throws the following JavaScript error
document.getElementById("myLink").click is not a function

Do you know a method that will work in both browsers?

Thanks
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