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


From: Timothy Luoma
Date: Dec 20, 2002 2:12PM

On Fri, 20 Dec 2002 12:37:39 -0700, Joel Sanda < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> 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.

Opera has one

File > Preferences > Privacy

UNcheck 'Enable automatic redirection'

Opera also gives the user the ability to auto-refresh a page if they want
to, at a time period defined by the user (or they can choose one of the
presets). Simply right click on a page and goto "Reload Every"


I talk about this feature on the last day of the "30 Days to Becoming an
Opera Lover" series, which you can find at
http://www.tntluoma.com/opera/lover/ (the last day is

The series is also available as a download in PDF.



Timothy Luoma < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
30 Days to Becoming an Opera (6) Lover
(an Opera7 version will follow once it is officially released)

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