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How do I get a form to submit after 5 minutes?

Posted on 2009-05-08
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Hi,

I have a form on a webpage that I'd like to have automatically submit after 5 minutes. What I know of javascript is pretty basic.  If someone could give me some pointers on how to get this done, I'd appreciate it.

Thank you in advance,
T
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Question by:tn22
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by:SalmanZG
ID: 24342401
<form name="myForm">
</form>

<script language="JavaScript"><!--

setTimeout('document.myForm.submit()',300000);
//--></script>

Ref:
http://www.irt.org/script/956.htm
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janjerell earned 500 total points
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<html>
	<head>
		<title>Submit form in 5 minutes</title>
 
		<script type='text/javascript' language='javascript'>
			
			function submitFromInPrefferedMinutes(minutes)
			{
				var SECONDPERMINUTE = 60;
				var MILLISECONDPERSECOND = 1000;
				
				var TotalInterval = ((minutes * SECONDPERMINUTE) *MILLISECONDPERSECOND);
				
				setTimeout("submitForm()", TotalInterval);
				
			}
			
			function submitForm()
			{
				document.frm.submit();
			}
			
			
			function init()
			{			
				submitFromInPrefferedMinutes(5);
			}
			
			window.onload = init;
			
			
		</script>
	</head>
	<body>
		<form name='frm'>
			<input type='text' />
			<input type='submit' />
		</form>
	</body>
	
</html>

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by:tn22
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Thank you!!
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