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I created an Asp.Net user control which supposed to slide from the very bottom of the page to a up a little.

It works fine as i want on Firefox but its not sliding at all in IE, it just show in the final point on IE.

please take a look at the control code and the method i used to call it from another page "default.aspx page".
and tell me whats wrong i did


Thanks,
<%@ Control Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeFile="PopUp.ascx.cs" Inherits="PopUp" %>
 
<script language="javascript" type="text/javascript">
 
var X = 0;
var Y = 0;
    function set(title,message,x,y,time)
    {
       X = x;
       Y = y;
       document.getElementById("popup").style.visibility = 'visible' ;
       document.getElementById("popup").style.zIndex=120000;
       document.getElementById("title").innerHTML = title; //'<div style="padding-top: 0px; padding-left: 170px;"><a href="javascript:HidePopUp();">close</a></div>' + 
       document.getElementById("message").innerHTML =message;
 
var height = (document.all) ? document.body.clientHeight+ 30 : window.innerHeight + 30;
//var width = (document.all) ? document.body.clientWidth : window.innerWidth;
       document.getElementById("popup").style.left=x+'px';
       document.getElementById("popup").style.top= height+'px';//document.body.style.height;//y+20+'px';
       doMove();
       
       var t=setTimeout("HidePopUp()",time)
    }
 
 
    function doMove() 
    {
         document.getElementById("popup").style.top = (parseInt(document.getElementById("popup").style.top)-0.5)+'px'; 
         if(parseInt(document.getElementById("popup").style.top) > Y)
            setTimeout(doMove,2); // call doMove() in 2 msec
    }
        
    function HidePopUp()
    {
      document.getElementById("popup").style.visibility = 'hidden' ;
    }
    
</script>
 
<div id="popup" style="top: 0px; left: 0px; height: 60px; width: 200px; position: absolute;
    visibility: hidden; border-right: black thin solid; border-top: black thin solid;
    border-left: black thin solid; border-bottom: black thin solid; background-color:Fuchsia;">
    <div id="title" style="font: bold 8px verdana; padding-top: 0px; padding-left: 0px;">
        <!--<div style="padding-top: 0px; padding-left: 170px;">
            <a href="javascript:HidePopUp();">close</a>
        </div>-->
    </div>
    <div id="message" style="font: bold 12px verdana;">
    </div>
</div>
 
 
 
 
'--------------------------------------------
I CALL IT WITH THIS CODE:
'--------------------------------------------
 
<input type="button" onclick="javascript:set('Hi','This is Me',parseInt(document.body.clientWidth)-210,parseInt(document.body.clientHeight)+35,5000);" value="set value" />

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Göran Andersson earned 500 total points
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When I tried it, it didn't show at all. You set it to move five pixels, from one position outside the window to another positon outside the window.

A timeout of 2 milliseconds is totally off for something that is showing something on the screen. That is about ten times the update rate of your screen, so your are doing a lot of movement that noone ever will be able to see. You should use something closer to the update rate of the screen.

Moving an element half a pixel is pointless. The value will just be rounded when it's displayed. Also, as you used parseInt to read the value, the fraction part would be discarded when you read it.

If you keep the position of the element in a variable, you don't have parse the style to get the position of the element.

I added a parameter to the set function to specify the maximum movement distance, and changed the x and y parameters to specify the size of the element instead.
<script type="text/javascript">
 
function $(id) { return document.getElementById(id); }
 
var targetY, currentY;
 
function set(title,message,w,h,move,time) {
   var x = document.body.clientWidth - w;
   currentY = document.body.clientHeight - h;
   targetY = currentY - move;
   $('popup').style.visibility = 'visible' ;
   $('popup').style.zIndex = 120000;
   $('title').innerHTML = title;
   $('message').innerHTML =message;
   $('popup').style.left = x + 'px';
   doMove();
   window.setTimeout('HidePopUp()', time)
}
 
function doMove() {
   $('popup').style.top = currentY + 'px';
   currentY-=1;
   if (currentY > targetY) {
      window.setTimeout('doMove()', 30); // call doMove() in 30 msec
   }
}
        
function HidePopUp() {
   $('popup').style.visibility = 'hidden' ;
}
 
</script>
 
<div id="popup" style="top: 0px; left: 0px; height: 60px; width: 200px; position: absolute;
    visibility: hidden; border: black 1px solid; background-color:Fuchsia;">
    <div id="title" style="font: bold 8px verdana; padding-top: 0px; padding-left: 0px;">
        <!--<div style="padding-top: 0px; padding-left: 170px;">
            <a href="javascript:HidePopUp();">close</a>
        </div>-->
    </div>
    <div id="message" style="font: bold 12px verdana;">
    </div>
</div>
 
<input type="button" onclick="set('Hi','This is Me', 210, 70, 350, 5000);" value="set value" />

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You are perfect man :)
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by:AmrNet
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please can you take a look at this question its about the same thing:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/index.jsp?qid=22976552

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No, I can't. The link only takes me to the startpage of EE.
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