how to auto close an alert box

how to automatically click ok on an alert box in javascript?
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quizwedgeCommented:
Calling alert pauses JavaScript so you can't auto close it. The workaround is to make a pop up window or div. If you need code for that, let me know.
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shadiadiAuthor Commented:
can it disabled before it is called?
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COBOLdinosaurCommented:
No.  

What is it that you are trying to do that you think you need this kind if functionality?

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quizwedgeCommented:
Sure, just do the following

window.alert = function(){};

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This will disable all window.alert() calls after you call that. If you want to re-enable the alert function you'll have to save it first. For an example, try the following code:

var alert_save = window.alert;
window.alert('test1');
window.alert = function(){};
window.alert('test2');
window.alert = alert_save;
window.alert('test3');

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