Link to home
Start Free TrialLog in
Avatar of Richard Coffre
Richard CoffreFlag for France

asked on

Clean, set hourglass, and display ?

Hi all,

When I run some PHP scripts, it can take time.
While the process nothing changes in the browser.

I need to know if it is possible when I start the script:
- to clean/empty the browser window
- to set a waiting message
- to change the mouse pointer by setting the hourglass icon
- when the job is done (e.g. parsing data), reset the mouse icon to the default
- to display what I want.

Regards,
Richard
Avatar of Brian Tao
Brian Tao
Flag of Taiwan, Province of China image

I haven't tested this, but you should be able to achieve what you want by:
1) display an empty/blank page
2) use AJAX to call your current PHP script from the page
3) when everything is done (the AJAX call returned successfully), display whatever is returned by your PHP script to the page
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Avatar of Ray Paseur
Ray Paseur
Flag of United States of America image

Link to home
membership
This solution is only available to members.
To access this solution, you must be a member of Experts Exchange.
Start Free Trial