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how to disable setInterval after someone clicks a specific link

Posted on 2009-05-19
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hi all,
my manager wants me to make function called say x() execute each 4 seconds once after the page load then if specific link clicked no more executing the x function each 4 seconds

I'm newbie to this scenario can any body tell me how to do this scenario in syntax

best regards
hatem gamal
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Make a .html file and put this code in their, open the file with your browser.


<html>
<header></head>
 
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE = "JavaScript">
<!--
var secs
var timerID = null
var timerRunning = false
var delay = 1000
 
function InitializeTimer()
{
    // Set the length of the timer, in seconds
    secs = 3
    StopTheClock()
    StartTheTimer()
}
 
function StopTheClock()
{
    if(timerRunning)
        clearTimeout(timerID)
    timerRunning = false
}
 
function StartTheTimer()
{
    if (secs==0)
    {
        StopTheClock()
        // Here's where you put something useful that's
        // supposed to happen after the allotted time.
        // For example, you could display a message:
        alert("You have just wasted 3 seconds of your life.")
	InitializeTimer()
    }
    else
    {
        self.status = secs
        secs = secs - 1
        timerRunning = true
        timerID = self.setTimeout("StartTheTimer()", delay)
    }
}
//-->
</SCRIPT>
 
 
<body onload="InitializeTimer();">
<a style="cursor:pointer;" onClick="javascript:StopTheClock();" >Stop timer now</a>
</body>
</html>

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thanks man
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