troubleshooting Question

setTimeout() sending a page twice

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I have a web app running JSP pages under Struts/Websphere. I am trying to implement test code so I can do load/performance testing as follows:

1. Start a browser and log into the application
2. Press 'F2' on the page and it sets a flag putting the client in loop mode.
3. Press the form's submit button
4. The next lookup page checks the loop flag and, as a result of it being set, calls the sendLoopTestPage() function, which automatically submits the form with a new item (selected randomly from an item code array).

I have the following Javascript function:

function sendLoopTestPage() {
form.ITEMCODE.value = itemCodeArray[Math.floor(Math.random() * itemCodeArray.length)];
setTimeout ("form.submit()", 2000);
return;
}

Problem: This function causes the page to be submitted twice. If I replace the setTimeout() function call with a dummy function that does nothing, the page is not sent at all, unless I press the form's submit button.

Any ideas why the form is being submitted twice?


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