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Ontimer script paused when working on record

Question asked by AliSheikh on Apr 17, 2015
Latest reply on Apr 17, 2015 by philmodjunk


Ontimer script paused when working on record


Hi, i have an ontimer script running on a client ( and plan to run it on multiple clients ). What it essentially does it grab info from a "print que" table which is generated by users from web-direct who want to print some packing slips, and prints them. 

It seems to be working fine except when the client-user is working on a record, lets say he's clicked on a drop down value list and leaves it at that ( without selecting any value yet), the on-timer script is paused and will not proceed. Now i was thinking if the client-user clicks in a value list and takes off somewhere, then the web-direct users will be waiting forever until he's back and clicks out of that value-list. 

I tried opening another window and ran the onscript timer from there, but it still gets stuck if the value list is opened on the original window. 

Is there a solution to have the ontimer script keep running regardless of who is doing what on any window?