simpleTime property

Gets an object's current point along its timeline from zero to its dur value.

Syntax

JScript
time = object.simpleTime

Property values

Type: Integer

the current point in time on a timeline. The value of this property ranges from zero to the duration (dur) of the element. If the element has the autoReverse property set to true, the simpleTime property begins decreasing until it reaches zero.

Remarks

This property supersedes the localTime property.

The following example shows how simpleTime increments as the object moves forward, decrements as the object moves backward, and then starts over from zero when the repeatCount increments.

Examples

This example also shows how activeTime, segmentTime, and simpleTime relate to each other.

Code example: http://samples.msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/samples/author/behaviors/htmltime/animations/timelines.htm

<HTML XMLNS:t ="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:time">
<HEAD>

<STYLE>
    .time{behavior: url(#default#time2);}
</STYLE>
<?IMPORT namespace="t" implementation="#default#time2">

<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JScript">
window.onload = fnOnLoad;

function fnOnLoad()
{
  // Set up a timer to watch the time values.
    window.setInterval(fnUpdateTimes, 100);
}

function fnUpdateTimes()
{
    oSimpleTime.innerHTML = "&nbsp;simpleTime:&nbsp;" + 
        (oAnim.currTimeState.simpleTime);

    oSegmentTime.innerHTML = "segmentTime:&nbsp;" + 
        (oAnim.currTimeState.segmentTime);

    oActiveTime.innerHTML = "&nbsp;activeTime:&nbsp;" + 
        (oAnim.currTimeState.activeTime);
}

function fnRepeat()
{
    oRepeatCount.innerHTML = "repeatCount:&nbsp;" + 
        (oAnim.currTimeState.repeatCount + 1);
        // Add one because repeatCount is zero-based.
}
</SCRIPT>
</HEAD>
<BODY>
<DIV STYLE="font-family:courier;">
<DIV ID="oRepeatCount">repeatCount: 1</DIV>
<DIV ID="oSimpleTime">&nbsp;simpleTime:&nbsp;0</DIV>
<DIV ID="oSegmentTime">segmentTime:&nbsp;0</DIV>
<DIV ID="oActiveTime">&nbsp;activeTime:&nbsp;0</DIV>
</DIV>

<DIV ID="oDiv" CLASS="time" STYLE="position:absolute; left:50px; 
top:250px; width:100px; height:100px; background-color:blue;"></DIV>

<t:ANIMATEMOTION ID="oAnim" targetElement="oDIV" to="340,40" dur="2" 
autoReverse="true" repeatCount="5" onrepeat="fnRepeat()" fill="freeze"/>

</BODY>
</HTML>

See also

currTimeState

Reference

activeTime

segmentTime

Conceptual

Introduction to HTML+TIME