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

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From: Joel Sanda
Date: Dec 20, 2002 2:30PM


Timothy -

Thanks! Hah ... I use Opera frequently and know about the auto-refresh
enabling feature but forgot about the setting to turn that off.

By the way, your "30-days" site is quite nice - I've been an Opera user
since v3.6 and would have a hard time limiting myself to a list of 30
reasons to use Opera.

Regards;

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: Timothy Luoma [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Friday, December 20, 2002 2:03 PM
To: <EMAIL REMOVED>
Subject: Re: HowTo provide the user the ability to turn refresh off?


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"

<plug>

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
http://www.tntluoma.com/opera/lover/day30-andmore/.

The series is also available as a download in PDF.

</plug>

TjL

--
Timothy Luoma < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
30 Days to Becoming an Opera (6) Lover
http://tntluoma.com/opera/lover/
(an Opera7 version will follow once it is officially released)



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