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Re: HowTo provide the user the ability to turn refresh off?

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From: Mark Rew
Date: Dec 20, 2002 2:08PM


Yes, that's a good suggestion, but we need for the refresh feature to operate
even if the site is being accessed from a kiosk. Hence, if the Director walks
by the kiosk in the lobby we want him to see the latest map on the screen.

thanks
Mark
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joel Sanda" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Friday, December 20, 2002 2:37 PM
Subject: RE: HowTo provide the user the ability to turn refresh off?


> Mark;
>
> Perhaps it would be easier to give the user the ability to refresh, instead
> of automatically refreshing. I'm not aware of any settings in either
> Netscape, Mozilla, Opera or Internet Explorer that give the user the ability
> to not refresh if a page is coded to do so.
>
> Joel Sanda, M.A.
> Standards & Accessibility Consultant
> Technical Consulting
>
> www.ecollege.com
> <EMAIL REMOVED>
> p. 303.873.7400 x 3021
> f. 303.873.7449
> eCollege Supporting your Success
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Rew [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
> Sent: Friday, December 20, 2002 12:32 PM
> To: <EMAIL REMOVED>
> Subject: HowTo provide the user the ability to turn refresh off?
>
>
> Hi list,
>
> I have a set of web pages at:
> http://www.weather.gov/
> Click on "forecast" or "current," or some other weather information link.
>
> The page refreshes the map every 300 seconds. How do I give the user the
> option to turn this refresh off. Better yet, I would like to provide the
> user
> the option of turning the refresh off, and on at will.
>
> The pages are written in:
> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"
> "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
>
> The option allowing refresh is:
> <meta http_equiv="REFRESH" contents="300">
>
> Thanks for any suggestions.
> Mark Rew
> e-mail: <EMAIL REMOVED>
>
>
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