I've tried the PeriodicalUpdater before and it only call the servlet
I have done some small research and found out that this problem only
occurs in IE.
However, this can be solved by using method:"post" instead of
Thanks for your help, both TJ and Peter.

On Sep 17, 4:28 pm, "T.J. Crowder" <t...@crowdersoftware.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> This is exactly what the PeriodicalUpdater[1] is for.
> If you're just starting out with Prototype, can I recommend you read
> the API[2] from beginning to end.  It will take about an hour, and
> repay you multifold.
> [1]http://api.prototypejs.org/ajax/ajax/periodicalupdater.html
> [2]http://api.prototypejs.org
> HTH,
> --
> T.J. Crowder
> tj / crowder software / comwww.crowdersoftware.com
> On Sep 16, 6:36 pm, tailangong <tailang...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi, I am looking on how to autorefresh part of a page. Let me explain
> > my situation.
> > I have a page that display data from a database. Suppose that a user
> > is viewing the page, and at the same time, the database is updated.
> > How could I display the latest data (with some highlight for few
> > seconds) to the user without needing them to refresh that particular
> > page? I mean, they can see the data changing on that page without
> > doing anything. Any idea?
> > Currently using jsp and servlet. Thanks for your help.
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