Code to check when page has finished loading

How can I check whether the page has finished loading? When it has, how can I execute a method already created in the C# code behind for that page?

I would like to orchestrate the following sequence of events

  1. Finish Loading the page
  2. Download a gridview as an Excel file in the page
  3. Call this method download()
  4. Close the browser

How can I accomplish this?


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Method 1

Does this link answer your question?

Example usage (in your C# code)

protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
      Page.LoadComplete +=new EventHandler(Page_LoadComplete);

void  Page_LoadComplete(object sender, EventArgs e)
    // call your download function

Method 2

Use JQuery and make a callback to open the xls file.

There is a few solutions detailed here POST to server, receive PDF, deliver to user w/ jQuery

Basically you can hook into the

$(document).ready(function() {
  // do window.location or another one of the options to download the file.

Method 3

You can do it in DOM javascript:

window.onload = function() {

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