clear div 5 seconds after ajax returns value

Posted on 2010-08-26
Last Modified: 2013-12-13
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.
Question by:brad0525
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leakim971 earned 500 total points
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in your callback function (where you get the answer of your call) use setTimeout :

setTimeout("document.getElementById('mydiv').innerHTML = ''",5000);

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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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