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How to avoid timeout when viewing a WEBI Document


I would like to show how to avoid timeout , from client side, in a WEBI Doc, through the use of Javascript. This will only work if you´re working with the document in HTML work.

Here are the steps :

– Drop a blank cell over the report;

– Set it´s value to



     <META HTTP-EQUIV=”refresh” CONTENT=”120“>



      < BODY>



– Set the cell property “Read as ” to HTML.

– Save the report

The number in red is the interval, in seconds, for the refresh.

How does it work :

The page will do a soft refresh (not refreshing the Doc, but the iframe where the HTML code is, sending to the server a request. So,



It works in both BO 3.1 and BO 4.x

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