WML <timer> Tag

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A timer is declared inside a WML card with the <timer> element. It must follow the <onevent> elements if they are present. (If there are no <onevent> elements, the <timer> must be the first element inside the <card>.) No more than one <timer> may be present in a card.

Attributes:

This element supports the following attributes:

AttributeValueDescription
nametextSets a name for the element.
valuenumber Specifies the timer after which timer will be expired. Timeouts are specified in units of a tenth of a second.
classclass_dataSets a class name for the element.
idelement IDA unique ID for the element.

Example:

Following is the example showing usage of <timer> element.

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<!DOCTYPE wml PUBLIC "-//WAPFORUM//DTD WML 1.2//EN"
"http://www.wapforum.org/DTD/wml12.dtd">

<wml>

<card id="splash" title="splash">
  <onevent type="ontimer">
    <go href="#welcome"/>
  </onevent>
  <timer value="50"/>
<p>
  <a href="#welcome">Enter</a>
</p>
</card>

<card id="welcome" title="Welcome">
<p>
Welcome to the main screen.
</p>
</card>

</wml>

When you load this program it shows you following screen:

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If you do not select given Enter option then after 5 seconds you will be directed to Welcome page and following screen will be displayed automatically.

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