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How I can periodically call a function in the server without refreshing the page of the client?

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I need to call a VB.NET function on the server each X time without refreshing the ASP.NET page of the client.

it is this possible?

I use VisualStudio 2005

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riyazthad earned 1500 total points
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Go for AJAX control , i dont what type of control is using for showing your data. AJAX control is using for this type of purpose, loading page without flickering.
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I would agree that AJAX would be the best option.  But if you want another way of doing this you can always create a hidden iframe and set the src to a page that calls the function.  In the page that calls the function set the the meta refresh value to some value.

<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="5">
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K2ace

... each X time WITHOUT refreshing ...

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That is what the hidden iframe is for.  It would cause you main page to refresh.
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