JavaScript clearTimeout() Method

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JavaScript clearTimeout() Method

The clearTimeout() method clears a timer set with the setTimeout() method.

Note: To use this method, you have to hold the setTimeout() method in a variable.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <button onclick="myFunction()">End setTimeout</button> <p id="point"></p> <script> var myTimeout = setTimeout(myMessage, 3000); function myFunction(){ clearTimeout(myTimeout); document.getElementById("point").innerHTML = "setTimeout Ended"; } function myMessage(){ alert("I'm 3 seconds delay"); } </script> </body> </html>



Parameter Values

varRequiredSpecifies the name of the variable whose value is set to 'setTimeout'.


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