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Old December 10th, 2005, 03:25 AM
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Hi!!

I have and ASP page which I want to refresh every 2 minutes automatically. This page contains a form where data is being displayed. This automatic display should allow me to see updated data every minute.

Can anyone help !!
Thanks in advance.
 
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if you read the 4 to 5 posts previously you would found the answer, i asked the same question and thanks to Peter, the prob was solved. take a look at his reply:

are you assuming that a user will have your page open continuously for more than 3 minutes (which would probably be unlikely)? If so, you could use a meta refresh:

<META HTTP-EQUIV=Refresh CONTENT="180">

Otherwise, the data should refresh every time the user opens the page.
To let the users know how up to date / out of date the data is, you could put the date & time on the page, such as:

<p>Page created at <% =Now() %>. <a href="#">Refresh</a></p>







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