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This function is used in Python Scripting.

Description

Returns the number of seconds since any keyboard or mouse activity.


Note: This function will always return zero in the Designer.

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions.

Syntax

system.util.getInactivitySeconds()

  • Parameters

Nothing

  • Returns

Integer The number of seconds the mouse and keyboard have been inactive for this client.

  • Scope

Vision Client

Code Examples
Code Snippet
# This code could run in a global timer script.
# After a 5-minute timeout, navigate back to the home screen.
if system.util.getInactivitySeconds()>300 and system.nav.getCurrentWindow()!="Home":
   system.nav.swapTo("Home")
Keywords

system util getInactivitySeconds, util.getInactivitySeconds