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Old October 19th, 2012, 03:43 PM
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Default setInterval question

I want the following code to execute a specified number of times at intervals of one second. Currently, it continues running indefinitely. Can anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong?

Code:
function clickHandler() {
            
            var passes = 0;
            var interval = setInterval(someMethod, 1);
            };
            
            function someMethod() {
            
                passes++;
                if (passes > 199) {
                    clearInterval(interval);
                }
            };
        }
Thanks in advance for any responses.
 
Old October 21st, 2012, 01:27 PM
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Hi SillyPants,

You've got too many closing brackets (}) in your code snippet.

Once you've fixed that up, try to work out what the scope of your passes variable is, i.e. is it global to the page or restricted to one object/function.

HTH
Phil
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