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WML <timer> tag

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The <timer> tag defines a card timer. The timer starts when the card is entered, and stops when you exit the card. 

Note: It is not allowed with more than one timer element per card.

Note: The time unit of the timer is 1/10 of a second.

Note: This tag can be used with <card>, <onevent>, and <template> tags.


<timer value="somevalue"/>


Attribute Value Description
value cdata  REQUIRED. Sets the default value of the variable defined in the "name" attribute
name nmtoken  Names the variable that is set with the value of the timer
class cdata Sets a class name for the element. The class name is case sensitive. An element can be connected to multiple classes. Multiple class names within the class attribute are separated by white space
id id  Sets a unique name for the element


The example below will display "Hello World!" for 3 seconds, and then take you to the file "test.wml":
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<card ontimer="test.wml">
<timer value="30"/>
 <p>Hello World!</p>

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