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    Detect screen idle time

    Dear all,

    I would like to know if javascript can detect the screen idle time, if certain time come up in idle, then it will redirect to another page, any help will be appreciate, thanks!

    Eddie

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    You might get some idea from this thread.

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    Something like this:-

    Code:
    <body onload = "checktime()">
    
    <script type="text/javascript">
    var count = 0;
    var tim;
    function checktime() {
    count ++;
    if (count=10) {  // 10 seconds but better extend to several minutes
    window.location.href = "http://www.google.com"
    }
    tim = setTimeout(checktime,1000);
    }
    
    document.onkeydown = function( evt ) {
    evt = evt || event;
    count = 0;
    window.clearTimeout(tim);
    setTimeout(checktime,1000);
    }
    
    document.onmousedown = function(evt) { 
    evt = evt || window.event; 
    count = 0;
    window.clearTimeout(tim);
    setTimeout(checktime,1000);
    }
    
    </script>

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    Last edited by Philip M; 01-12-2012 at 12:11 PM.

    All the code given in this post has been tested and is intended to address the question asked.
    Unless stated otherwise it is not just a demonstration.

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    Something like this:-

    Code:
    <body onload = "checktime()">
    
    <script type="text/javascript">
    var count = 0;
    var tim;
    function checktime() {
    count ++;
    if (count=10) {  // 10 seconds
    window.location.href = "http://www.google.com"
    }
    tim = setTimeout(checktime,1000);
    }
    
    document.onkeydown = function( evt ) {
    evt = evt || event;
    count = 0;
    window.clearTimeout(tim);
    setTimeout(checktime,1000);
    }
    
    document.onmousedown = function(evt) { 
    evt = evt || window.event; 
    count = 0;
    window.clearTimeout(tim);
    setTimeout(checktime,1000);
    }
    
    </script>

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    All the code given in this post has been tested and is intended to address the question asked.
    Unless stated otherwise it is not just a demonstration.


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