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jQuery Animation timing on tablet

Posted on 2016-11-04
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If you go to this page on a tablet or iPad: http://0c8.88c.myftpupload (DOT) com/solutions/supplier-enablement/ and you scroll down there is a globe with animation.  How do I set the timing so that the animation does not start until it is visible on screen?
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in the file globe_animation.js replace :
    		set_globe();
		globe_intro();

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by :
	var t = setInterval(function() {
    	if($(".globe__placeholder").visible()) {
    		clearInterval(t);
    		set_globe();
		globe_intro();
    	}
	},100);

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or by :
 jQuery(window).on("scroll", function() {
              if($(".globe__placeholder").visible()) {
                 jQuery(window).off("scroll");
    		set_globe();
		globe_intro();
             }
 });

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You must add this jQuery plugin to be able to use jQuery.visible

 (function($){

   /**
     * Copyright 2012, Digital Fusion
     * Licensed under the MIT license.
     * http://teamdf.com/jquery-plugins/license/
     *
     * @author Sam Sehnert
     * @desc A small plugin that checks whether elements are within
     *       the user visible viewport of a web browser.
     *       only accounts for vertical position, not horizontal.
     */
    var $w = $(window);
    $.fn.visible = function(partial,hidden,direction){

        if (this.length < 1)
            return;

        var $t        = this.length > 1 ? this.eq(0) : this,
            t         = $t.get(0),
            vpWidth   = $w.width(),
            vpHeight  = $w.height(),
            direction = (direction) ? direction : 'both',
            clientSize = hidden === true ? t.offsetWidth * t.offsetHeight : true;

        if (typeof t.getBoundingClientRect === 'function'){

            // Use this native browser method, if available.
            var rec = t.getBoundingClientRect(),
                tViz = rec.top    >= 0 && rec.top    <  vpHeight,
                bViz = rec.bottom >  0 && rec.bottom <= vpHeight,
                lViz = rec.left   >= 0 && rec.left   <  vpWidth,
                rViz = rec.right  >  0 && rec.right  <= vpWidth,
                vVisible   = partial ? tViz || bViz : tViz && bViz,
                hVisible   = partial ? lViz || rViz : lViz && rViz;

            if(direction === 'both')
                return clientSize && vVisible && hVisible;
            else if(direction === 'vertical')
                return clientSize && vVisible;
            else if(direction === 'horizontal')
                return clientSize && hVisible;
        } else {

            var viewTop         = $w.scrollTop(),
                viewBottom      = viewTop + vpHeight,
                viewLeft        = $w.scrollLeft(),
                viewRight       = viewLeft + vpWidth,
                offset          = $t.offset(),
                _top            = offset.top,
                _bottom         = _top + $t.height(),
                _left           = offset.left,
                _right          = _left + $t.width(),
                compareTop      = partial === true ? _bottom : _top,
                compareBottom   = partial === true ? _top : _bottom,
                compareLeft     = partial === true ? _right : _left,
                compareRight    = partial === true ? _left : _right;

            if(direction === 'both')
                return !!clientSize && ((compareBottom <= viewBottom) && (compareTop >= viewTop)) && ((compareRight <= viewRight) && (compareLeft >= viewLeft));
            else if(direction === 'vertical')
                return !!clientSize && ((compareBottom <= viewBottom) && (compareTop >= viewTop));
            else if(direction === 'horizontal')
                return !!clientSize && ((compareRight <= viewRight) && (compareLeft >= viewLeft));
        }
    };

})(jQuery);

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