On Mon, 13 Aug 2001 17:06:37 -0400 (EDT), Daniel Adams
>Sounds like you could use javascript rather than php for this one.
>Or you
>could try using an http refresh after a certain number of seconds.
>       - Dan

yeah but an http refresh won't post the form. you could try
javascript or java but if it were me I'd play around with ming's
flash functions and try to create a timer that shows how much time is
left, and when time is up calls javascript:form.submit()

>On Mon, 13 Aug 2001, Tom Henry wrote:
>> Hi
>> Could someone steer me in the right direction for this one - I
>> seem to see the forest for the trees.
>> I want to be able to show the user a set of _quiz_ questions - and
>> almost simultaneously (that part's not critical bit) start a
>>_timer_ for
>> the quiz session.
>> The critical bit is that if the preset "time allowed" expires -- I
>> to interrupt the user, capture their answer up to that point in
>> and send them to the examiner.
>> Of course if they finish inside the time limit by submitting the
>> form - we would just kill the session.
>> SO - how do I interrupt the user after a set period of time????
>> Thanks for any/all clues for this one.
>> Tom
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