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clear div 5 seconds after ajax returns value

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I am trying to figure out how I can make a div clear all of its information about 5 seconds after it appears..I am running an ajax script and I just want the information it returns to appear for a few seconds then dissapear.
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in your callback function (where you get the answer of your call) use setTimeout : http://www.w3schools.com/jsref/met_win_settimeout.asp

setTimeout("document.getElementById('mydiv').innerHTML = ''",5000);
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by:amrish80
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Hi
Use the time out function after the Ajax call...
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Thank for the example
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You're welcome! Thanks for the points!
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