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tglabicki
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action after user inactivity

Postby tglabicki » Fri Jul 27, 2012 11:09 pm

Hi

whether it is possible to show or hide a DIV using VBS in HTA application when it detects that the user does not do anything in the application by, eg. 5 minutes

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action after user inactivity

Postby tglabicki » Fri Jul 27, 2012 11:09 pm

Hi

whether it is possible to show or hide a DIV using VBS in HTA application when it detects that the user does not do anything in the application by, eg. 5 minutes

Thanks for quick replay :)
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action after user inactivity

Postby jvierra » Sat Jul 28, 2012 2:17 am

Yes but you have to define "do" and "does not do".

The baseline method is to trap on all clicks and keystrokes and clear a flag. Set a timer for the timeout, when the timer ticks and if the flag is set hide or unhide your div.


1. set trap on all events and keystrokes a document level that clears flag.

2. set timer - set flag

3. timer ticks and flag is checked. if flag still set then perform action.



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action after user inactivity

Postby jvierra » Sat Jul 28, 2012 5:03 am

On body object place onclick="mysub"

In window load routine start a timer event and set its function. aet glocal flag variable to True.


Once you see how it works for the onclick then you can catch the onkeypressevent (?) and send it to the same function.


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action after user inactivity

Postby tglabicki » Sat Jul 28, 2012 8:05 am

Works perfect
Thanks :D

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