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Detect Inactive Window

Detect Inactive Window



6:26 pm on Sep 23, 2007 (gmt 0)

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can somebody help me.. plaese..

i need to know when my window will be inactive... sample is browser window 1 and browser window 2, first window1 is active, and as i transfer to window 2 which the window2 will be active and the window1 is inactive, how do i detect that on java that window1 is inactive?

any answer will apprecieted... thanks you in advance...

JAB Creations

3:20 am on Sep 24, 2007 (gmt 0)

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You could probably try using window.onblur in conjunction with AJAX to send a signal to the server that the window has lost focus.


I would recommend using window.onblur in conjunction with a JavaScript timeout function. You'll have to determine how long is too long to loose the user's attention (IE they have left the computer or window while visiting a bank site and you wish to log them out if they fail to acknowledge that they are still present).

- John

[edited by: JAB_Creations at 3:21 am (utc) on Sep. 24, 2007]


10:12 pm on Sep 27, 2007 (gmt 0)

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thanks.. i will try some expirements.. :)

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