# Need Help With Coding

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by theZcuber, Aug 24, 2011.

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May 8, 2011
Central NY, US
WCA:
2012PRAT02
Alright, I'm back again, and need some more help. This time I'm trying to code a very simple timer, not even a cubing timer (although I might make it one). I can't seem to get the timer to stop at all.

Source code:
Code:
<script type='text/javascript'>
function start(){
window.int = setInterval('timer()',10);
document.getElementById('startstop').onkeydown = 'stop()';
document.getElementById('startstop').value = 'STOP';
}
function stop(){
int = clearInterval(int);
document.getElementById('startstop').onkeydown = 'start()';
document.getElementById('startstop').value = 'START';
var t = document.getElementById('times').innerHTML;
var ct = document.getElementById('sec').innerHTML + document.getElementById('frac').innerHTML;
document.getElementById('times').innerHTML = t + ' ,' + ct;
}
function timer(){
// Define variables
var frac = Math.round(document.getElementById('frac').innerHTML);
var sec = Math.round(document.getElementById('sec').innerHTML);

// Change decimal and second
frac = frac + 1;
if(frac <= 9){
frac = '0' + frac;
}
else if(frac == 100){
frac = '00';
sec = sec + 1;
}

// Change time displayed
document.getElementById('frac').innerHTML = frac;
document.getElementById('sec').innerHTML = sec;
}
</script>

<table width='1000' height='450'><tr>
<td valign='middle' align='center'>

<font size='7'><span id='time' onkeyup='start()'><span id='sec'>0</span>.<span id='frac'>00</span></span></font>
<br/>
<input type='text' value='START' onkeydown='start()' maxlength='0' size='12' id='startstop'/>
<br/><br/>
<span id='times'></span>
</td>
</tr></table>

As you can see, under stop(), I put the clear.interval. I've tried putting in window.clear.interval and/or window.int = ... but none have worked. I was just wondering how I should go about getting it to stop in Firefox. This is actually for a project, and I need a timer to show in the corner, but don't want something larger like qqTimer.

Last edited: Dec 6, 2011
2. ### KirjavaColourful

Mar 26, 2006
WCA:
2006BARL01
snkenjoi

May 8, 2011
Central NY, US
WCA:
2012PRAT02
Could you show me where I would need to insert the </div>? It might be in a sidebar module I took from PayPal's code...

EDIT: I see where you mean to insert it. Just at the end of the second view cart button, correct?

Last edited: Aug 24, 2011
4. ### KirjavaColourful

Mar 26, 2006
WCA:
2006BARL01
snkenjoi
After <div class="fw-paragraphbottom">.

May 8, 2011
Central NY, US
WCA:
2012PRAT02
Hmm...weird

Now to try and figure out how to get that inserted (and how a </div> got removed)

May 8, 2011
Central NY, US
WCA:
2012PRAT02
Just did a non-live version of the webpage by inserting it (anywhere from 1-3 </div>s) and all it did was add in the background colour for the sidebar, but nothing else

7. ### KirjavaColourful

Mar 26, 2006
WCA:
2006BARL01
snkenjoi
Eh, I had it working fine before.

I'll send you a fixed copy when I get home.

May 8, 2011
Central NY, US
WCA:
2012PRAT02
Alright. After I receive the fixed copy (and hopefully how to insert it with webs) I'll send you the \$5

9. ### KirjavaColourful

Mar 26, 2006
WCA:
2006BARL01
snkenjoi

May 8, 2011
Central NY, US
WCA:
2012PRAT02

11. ### KirjavaColourful

Mar 26, 2006
WCA:
2006BARL01
snkenjoi
****ing firefox, gimmie a sec

12. ### KirjavaColourful

Mar 26, 2006
WCA:
2006BARL01
snkenjoi

May 8, 2011
Central NY, US
WCA:
2012PRAT02
So now the question remains...was this my coding fault or was it the site I'm using?

(and how to insert the </div> tags without replacing everything)

14. ### KirjavaColourful

Mar 26, 2006
WCA:
2006BARL01
snkenjoi
no idea. your code is quite the cluster****

May 8, 2011
Central NY, US
WCA:
2012PRAT02
Yeah it's no where near like that when I'm editing it Anything I code is nice and organized

That's just what the site puts up

May 8, 2011
Central NY, US
WCA:
2012PRAT02
Updated first post with a new problem

17. ### joeyMember

Apr 8, 2007
WCA:
2007GOUL01
cardologist
Code:
var int;
function start(){
int = setInterval('timer()',10);
}
function stop(){
clearInterval(int);
}


May 8, 2011
Central NY, US
WCA:
2012PRAT02
Although I did set var int outside a function, it still doesn't work

In case you want a live version of this timer, please go here

May 8, 2011
Central NY, US
WCA:
2012PRAT02
Can anybody help me with this?