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Pause Timeout whilst data is being entered

Question asked by gavjuan on Jan 9, 2015
Latest reply on Jan 12, 2015 by gavjuan


Pause Timeout whilst data is being entered


Hi - We have a diary system where every member of staff has a personal diary page (record) in a DB containing a field which is accessable and editable by every other member of staff. When a record is opened and the Diary field (which is itself a Button) accessed it triggers a script that limits access (Duration - a 60 second pause) before it Timesout and the field closes - this is so the field cannot be left 'open' and therefore inaccessable to others. I would like the Duration to start counting down only when there has been 5 seconds (or so) of inactivity in the field. Also, if someone pauses then continues entering data I would like the Timeout to reset so as long a sdata is being entered the Timeout is paused. I hope this makes sense and is possible?

I've attached a screengrab of the current crude script.