parentTimeBegin property

Gets the begin time of the current element as an offset from the begin time of the parent element.

Syntax

JScript
time = object.parentTimeBegin

Property values

Type: Integer

the begin time of the current element, in seconds.

Examples

This example uses the parentTimeBegin property to retrieve the begin time of the element.

Code example: http://samples.msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/samples/author/behaviors/parenttimebegin.htm

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
<HTML XMLNS:t="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:time">
<HEAD>
<TITLE>parentTimeBegin Property</TITLE>
<SCRIPT>
function getValue(){
    parentBegin.innerText += div1.currTimeState.parentTimeBegin + ' second(s)';
}
</SCRIPT>
<STYLE>
    .time { behavior: url(#default#time2) }
</STYLE>

<?IMPORT namespace="t" implementation="#default#time2">
</HEAD>

<BODY TOPMARGIN=0 LEFTMARGIN=0 BGPROPERTIES="fixed" BGCOLOR="#FFFFFF"
    LINK="#000000" VLINK="#808080" ALINK="#000000">
<B>Document timer:</B>
<SPAN id="Timer1" class="time" dur=".01" repeatCount="indefinite" fill="hold"
    onrepeat="innerText=parseInt(document.body.currTimeState.activeTime);">0</SPAN>
<BR>
<B>Time container timer:</B>
<SPAN id="Timer2" class="time" dur=".01" repeatCount="indefinite" fill="hold"
    onrepeat="innerText=parseInt(t1.currTimeState.activeTime);">0</SPAN>
<BR><BR>

<t:excl ID="t1" repeatDur="indefinite" onbegin="getValue();">
    <DIV ID="div1" CLASS="time" BEGIN="1" DUR="5"
        style="position:relative;top:5px;left:0px;width:550px;height:100px;
        background-color:yellow;text-align:center;font-size:large">
        This div begins at 1 second and has a duration of 5 seconds. The parent
        element's repeatDur property is set to "indefinite".
    </DIV>
</t:excl>

<BR>
<B>parentTimeBegin</B><SPAN id="parentBegin"> - Element's begin time as an offset
    from parent element's begin time: </SPAN><BR>

</BODY>
</HTML>

See also

currTimeState

Introduction to HTML+TIME