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I have the following code here but the question is I want the function $.do_time pass a value called expire time.  So when button1Start and the expire time is getting close the color of the font would change.  

$("#btn1Start").click(function () {
            timer1 = setInterval("$.do_time('timer1',"00:10:00","red")", 1000);
            $(this).attr("disabled", true);
      });
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title></title>
<script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.js"></script>
<script language="javascript">
$(document).ready(function () {
	$("#btn1Start").click(function () {
		timer1 = setInterval("$.do_time('timer1')", 1000);
		$(this).attr("disabled", true);
	});
	$("#btn2Start").click(function () {
		timer2 = setInterval("$.do_time('timer2')", 1000);
		$(this).attr("disabled", true);
	});
	$("#btn3Start").click(function () {
		timer3 = setInterval("$.do_time('timer3')", 1000);
		$(this).attr("disabled", true);
	});
	totaltimer = setInterval("$.displayTotal('totaltimer')", 1000);
});
//Timer JQuery function
(function ($) {
   totaltime = "00:00:00";
	$.do_time = function(timerID) {
		
		var time = ($("#" + timerID).html()).split(':');
		var hour = parseInt(time[0], 10);
		var minute = parseInt(time[1], 10);
		var second = parseInt(time[2], 10) + 1;
		
		var ttime = totaltime.split(':');
		var thour = parseInt(ttime[0], 10);
		var tminute = parseInt(ttime[1], 10);
		var tsecond = parseInt(ttime[2], 10) + 1;
		
		if (second > 59) {
			second = 0;
			minute++;
		}
		if (minute > 59) {
			minute = 0;
			hour++;
		}
		if (tsecond > 59) {
			tsecond = 0;
			tminute++;
		}
		if (tminute > 59) {
			tminute = 0;
			thour++;
		}
		
		time = (hour>9?hour:'0'+hour) +':'+ (minute>9?minute:'0'+minute) +':'+ (second>9?second:'0'+second);
		$("#" + timerID).html(time);
		totaltime = "" + (thour>9?thour:'0'+thour) +':'+ (tminute>9?tminute:'0'+tminute) +':'+ (tsecond>9?tsecond:'0'+tsecond);
	} //End Doo time function
	$.displayTotal = function(labelID) {
		$("#" + labelID).html(totaltime);
	}
})(jQuery);
</script>
</head>
<body>
<table width="160">
   <tr>
      <td id="timer1">00:00:00</td>
      <td><input type="button" id="btn1Start" value="button1" /></td>
   </tr>
   <tr>
      <td id="timer2">00:00:00</td>
      <td><input type="button" id="btn2Start" value="button2" /></td>
   </tr>
   <tr>
      <td id="timer3">00:00:00</td>
      <td><input type="button" id="btn3Start" value="button3" /></td>
   </tr>
   <tr>
      <td id="totaltimer">00:00:00</td>
      <td></td>
   </tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>

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Question by:stargateatlantis
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by:JESii
ID: 34106482
Given the code you've already got, you probably know how to add the parameters to the call and the function.

Javascript recognizes dates, but not times without dates, so you may have to convert back and forth to do the comparison... something like this code might help you get started

Then you'll have to set your attribute after the comparison "matches"
// converting time string to a date:
// from http://www.webdeveloper.com/forum/showthread.php?t=123460
var a = "10:15"
var b = toDate(a,"h:m")
alert(b);
function toDate(dStr,format) {
	var now = new Date();
	if (format == "h:m") {
 		now.setHours(dStr.substr(0,dStr.indexOf(":")));
 		now.setMinutes(dStr.substr(dStr.indexOf(":")+1));
 		now.setSeconds(0);
 		return now;
	}else 
		return "Invalid Format";
}

// changing color attribute
$(timerID).attr({ style: "color: red;" } );

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by:stargateatlantis
ID: 34106922
I don't need dates at all.  I just set the expire time to then if the timer ticker reaches that expired time then the text will change red.
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by:ikbentomas
ikbentomas earned 333 total points
ID: 34110849
I took your script and added a few lines and i think this is what you are looking for.
<script language="javascript">

$(document).ready(function () {

	$("#btn1Start").click(function () {

		timer1 = setInterval("$.do_time('timer1','00:00:10','red')", 1000);

//the previous line was edited, watch which quotes you use

		$(this).attr("disabled", true);

	});

	$("#btn2Start").click(function () {

		timer2 = setInterval("$.do_time('timer2')", 1000);

		$(this).attr("disabled", true);

	});

	$("#btn3Start").click(function () {

		timer3 = setInterval("$.do_time('timer3')", 1000);

		$(this).attr("disabled", true);

	});

	totaltimer = setInterval("$.displayTotal('totaltimer')", 1000);

});

//Timer JQuery function

(function ($) {

   totaltime = "00:00:00";

	$.do_time = function(timerID,exptime,color) {

		//the passed arguments are added

		var time = ($("#" + timerID).html()).split(':');

		var hour = parseInt(time[0], 10);

		var minute = parseInt(time[1], 10);

		var second = parseInt(time[2], 10) + 1;

		

		var ttime = totaltime.split(':');

		var thour = parseInt(ttime[0], 10);

		var tminute = parseInt(ttime[1], 10);

		var tsecond = parseInt(ttime[2], 10) + 1;

		

		if (second > 59) {

			second = 0;

			minute++;

		}

		if (minute > 59) {

			minute = 0;

			hour++;

		}

		if (tsecond > 59) {

			tsecond = 0;

			tminute++;

		}

		if (tminute > 59) {

			tminute = 0;

			thour++;

		}

		

		var temp = exptime.split(':');

		var expire = [];

		expire[0] = parseInt(temp[0],10);

		expire[1] = parseInt(temp[1],10);

		expire[2] = parseInt(temp[2],10);

		if( expire[0] == hour && expire[1] == minute && expire[2] == second){

			$('#' + timerID).css('color',color);

		}

//this block of code is new, it can be smaller if optimized but this way its the easiest to understand.		



		time = (hour>9?hour:'0'+hour) +':'+ (minute>9?minute:'0'+minute) +':'+ (second>9?second:'0'+second);

		$("#" + timerID).html(time);

		totaltime = "" + (thour>9?thour:'0'+thour) +':'+ (tminute>9?tminute:'0'+tminute) +':'+ (tsecond>9?tsecond:'0'+tsecond);

	} //End Doo time function

	

	$.displayTotal = function(labelID) {

		$("#" + labelID).html(totaltime);

	}

})(jQuery);

</script>

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by:sam2912
ID: 34114709
This is a double post. Check http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Scripting/JavaScript/Jquery/Q_26607756.html

BTW, the function should check if the parameter "exptime" exists, because it could be optional.
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title></title>
<script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.js"></script>
<script language="javascript">
$(document).ready(function () {
        $("#btn1Start").click(function () {
                timer1 = setInterval("$.do_time('timer1', '00:00:05')", 1000);
                $(this).attr("disabled", true);
        });
        $("#btn2Start").click(function () {
                timer2 = setInterval("$.do_time('timer2', '00:00:10')", 1000);
                $(this).attr("disabled", true);
        });
        $("#btn3Start").click(function () {
                timer3 = setInterval("$.do_time('timer3')", 1000);
                $(this).attr("disabled", true);
        });
        totaltimer = setInterval("$.displayTotal('totaltimer')", 1000);
});
//Timer JQuery function
(function ($) {
   totaltime = "00:00:00";
        $.do_time = function(timerID, expireTime) {
                
                var time = ($("#" + timerID).html()).split(':');
                var hour = parseInt(time[0], 10);
                var minute = parseInt(time[1], 10);
                var second = parseInt(time[2], 10) + 1;
                
                var ttime = totaltime.split(':');
                var thour = parseInt(ttime[0], 10);
                var tminute = parseInt(ttime[1], 10);
                var tsecond = parseInt(ttime[2], 10) + 1;
                
                if (second > 59) {
                        second = 0;
                        minute++;
                }
                if (minute > 59) {
                        minute = 0;
                        hour++;
                }
                if (tsecond > 59) {
                        tsecond = 0;
                        tminute++;
                }
                if (tminute > 59) {
                        tminute = 0;
                        thour++;
                }
                
                if(expireTime) {
                        var expired = false;
                        var etime = expireTime.split(':');
                        var ehour = parseInt(etime[0], 10);
                        var eminute = parseInt(etime[1], 10);
                        var esecond = parseInt(etime[2], 10);
                        
                        if(ehour<hour) {
                                expired = true;
                        }
                        else if(ehour==hour) {
                                if(eminute<minute) {
                                        expired = true;
                                }
                                else if(eminute==minute) {
                                        if(esecond<=second) {
                                                expired = true;
                                        }
                                }
                        }
                        
                        if(expired) {
                                $("#" + timerID).css("background-color", "red");
                        }
                }
                
                time = (hour>9?hour:'0'+hour) +':'+ (minute>9?minute:'0'+minute) +':'+ (second>9?second:'0'+second);
                $("#" + timerID).html(time);
                totaltime = "" + (thour>9?thour:'0'+thour) +':'+ (tminute>9?tminute:'0'+tminute) +':'+ (tsecond>9?tsecond:'0'+tsecond);
        } //End Doo time function
        $.displayTotal = function(labelID) {
                $("#" + labelID).html(totaltime);
        }
})(jQuery);
</script>
</head>
<body>
<table width="300">
   <tr>
      <td id="timer1">00:00:00</td>
      <td><input type="button" id="btn1Start" value="button1" /> (Expires in 5 seconds)</td>
   </tr>
   <tr>
      <td id="timer2">00:00:00</td>
      <td><input type="button" id="btn2Start" value="button2" /> (Expires in 10 seconds)</td>
   </tr>
   <tr>
      <td id="timer3">00:00:00</td>
      <td><input type="button" id="btn3Start" value="button3" /> (Does not expire)</td>
   </tr>
   <tr>
      <td id="totaltimer">00:00:00</td>
      <td></td>
   </tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>

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by:ikbentomas
ID: 34118518
@sam2912 you are right about checking the existence of the exptime variable.
but I do find my solution more elegant since it doesn't apply the color every second after exptime.

A better solution, in my opinion, would be this:
if(exptime){

	var temp = exptime.split(':');

	var expire = [];

	expire[0] = parseInt(temp[0],10);

	expire[1] = parseInt(temp[1],10);

	expire[2] = parseInt(temp[2],10);

	if( expire[0] == hour && expire[1] == minute && expire[2] == second){

		if(color){

			$('#' + timerID).css('color',color);

		} else {

			$('#' + timerID).css('color',"red");

		}

	}

}

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by:stargateatlantis
ID: 34125773
ikbentomas this is true but lets say you had more then 3 buttons the expire time solution only works for 3 buttons .  Correct me if i am wrong.  
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sam2912 earned 167 total points
ID: 34126243
As long as the value is passed into the function, it can work for as many timers as you want.
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by:ikbentomas
ikbentomas earned 333 total points
ID: 34128261
Hi stargateatlantis,
I guess you are confused by this part:
var expire = [];
expire[0] = parseInt(temp[0],10);
expire[1] = parseInt(temp[1],10);
expire[2] = parseInt(temp[2],10);

perhaps the exact same solution with other variables makes more sense to you:
if(exptime){

	var splittime = exptime.split(':'); //put 00, 00 and 10 in the array splittime

	exp_hour   = parseInt(splittime[0],10); // converts "00" to 0

	exp_minute = parseInt(splittime[1],10); // converts "00" to 0 

	exp_second = parseInt(splittime[2],10); // converts "10" to 10

	if( exp_hour == hour && exp_minute == minute && exp_second == second){

		if(color){

			$('#' + timerID).css('color',color);

		} else {

			$('#' + timerID).css('color',"red");

		}

	}

}

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by:stargateatlantis
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Now it makes scene thanks...
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