marqueetag to produce the desired effect.
marqueetag might be a good way to go. Adding scrolling text to a document is as easy as typing it between opening and closing
marqueetags, as the following example shows:
scrolling text with Microsoft's marquee tagThis text appears above the marquee. This text appears below the marquee.
marqueetag has a variety of useful properties that can be set to control the appearance of the marquee. For more information on these properties, the interested reader is referred to Microsoft's documentation on this tag.
marquee tag is a very attractive solution (both in visual appeal and in ease of programming), it is important to understand that it is only supported in Microsoft's Internet Explorer. Frankly put, the
marquee tag is a "proprietary gadget extension" to HTML, so there is a chance that Netscape Communications and other browser manufacturers will never support it in their browsers. Because of this, we recommend that you do not use
marquee unless your target audience consists solely of web surfers who use Microsoft's proprietary browser.
start_scrollfunction, which performs the following actions:
scrollfunction is automatically called after initial_delay milliseconds.
start_scrollfunction, the browser idles until the timeout period expires.
scrollfunction, which performs the following actions:
substringmethod and some simple "string arithmetic" to rotate the message string by one character.
scrollfunction will again be executed after scroll_delay milliseconds.
scrollfunction, the browser idles until the new timeout period expires.
setTimeoutmethod, and the
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