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News Flash Bar

 

This scroller is common on many websites.  It could be used to introduce new products or  the news.  It looks intimidating but it can be easily configured. 

 

Place script where needed in the HTML Document. 

Width Height Background Link Message
 <div align="center">
<center>
<table border="2" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0" bordercolor="#0000FF" width="50%" bgcolor="#CCCCFF" style="border-collapse: collapse">
<tr>
<td width="100%"><font size="2">
<script language="JavaScript1.2">


<!-- configure the below five variables to change the style of the scroller -->
var scrollerwidth='100%'
var scrollerheight='18px'
var scrollerbgcolor='#CCCCFF'
<!--set below to '' if you don't wish to use a background image -->
var scrollerbackground='scrollerback.gif'

<!-- configure the below variable to change the contents of the scroller -->
<!-- Ad as many as messages as needed -->
var messages=new Array()
messages[0]="<a href='http://www.floozymail.com'>Sign up for Floozymail.</a>"
messages[1]="<a href='http://www.todayscoollinks.com'>Visit Today's Cool Links.</a>"
messages[2]="Ad as many messages and links as needed."
messages[3]="<a href='http://www.ultimatephp.com'>Get the latest Javascripts from Ultimatephp.com.</a>"

<!-- Do not edit pass this line -->

var ie=document.all
var dom=document.getElementById

if (messages.length>2)
i=2
else
i=0

function move1(whichlayer){
tlayer=eval(whichlayer)
if (tlayer.top>0&&tlayer.top<=5){
tlayer.top=0
setTimeout("move1(tlayer)",4000)
setTimeout("move2(document.main.document.second)",4000)
return
}
if (tlayer.top>=tlayer.document.height*-1){
tlayer.top-=5
setTimeout("move1(tlayer)",50)
}
else{
tlayer.top=parseInt(scrollerheight)
tlayer.document.write(messages[i])
tlayer.document.close()
if (i==messages.length-1)
i=0
else
i++
}
}

function move2(whichlayer){
tlayer2=eval(whichlayer)
if (tlayer2.top>0&&tlayer2.top<=5){
tlayer2.top=0
setTimeout("move2(tlayer2)",4000)
setTimeout("move1(document.main.document.first)",4000)
return
}
if (tlayer2.top>=tlayer2.document.height*-1){
tlayer2.top-=5
setTimeout("move2(tlayer2)",50)
}
else{
tlayer2.top=parseInt(scrollerheight)
tlayer2.document.write(messages[i])
tlayer2.document.close()
if (i==messages.length-1)
i=0
else
i++
}
}

function move3(whichdiv){
tdiv=eval(whichdiv)
if (parseInt(tdiv.style.top)>0&&parseInt(tdiv.style.top)<=5){
tdiv.style.top=0+"px"
setTimeout("move3(tdiv)",4000)
setTimeout("move4(second2_obj)",4000)
return
}
if (parseInt(tdiv.style.top)>=tdiv.offsetHeight*-1){
tdiv.style.top=parseInt(tdiv.style.top)-5+"px"
setTimeout("move3(tdiv)",50)
}
else{
tdiv.style.top=parseInt(scrollerheight)
tdiv.innerHTML=messages[i]
if (i==messages.length-1)
i=0
else
i++
}
}

function move4(whichdiv){
tdiv2=eval(whichdiv)
if (parseInt(tdiv2.style.top)>0&&parseInt(tdiv2.style.top)<=5){
tdiv2.style.top=0+"px"
setTimeout("move4(tdiv2)",4000)
setTimeout("move3(first2_obj)",4000)
return
}
if (parseInt(tdiv2.style.top)>=tdiv2.offsetHeight*-1){
tdiv2.style.top=parseInt(tdiv2.style.top)-5+"px"
setTimeout("move4(second2_obj)",50)
}
else{
tdiv2.style.top=parseInt(scrollerheight)
tdiv2.innerHTML=messages[i]
if (i==messages.length-1)
i=0
else
i++
}
}

function startscroll(){
if (ie||dom){
first2_obj=ie? first2 : document.getElementById("first2")
second2_obj=ie? second2 : document.getElementById("second2")
move3(first2_obj)
second2_obj.style.top=scrollerheight
second2_obj.style.visibility='visible'
}
else if (document.layers){
document.main.visibility='show'
move1(document.main.document.first)
document.main.document.second.top=parseInt(scrollerheight)+5
document.main.document.second.visibility='show'
}
}

window.onload=startscroll

</script>


<ilayer id="main" width=&{scrollerwidth}; height=&{scrollerheight}; bgColor=&{scrollerbgcolor}; background=&{scrollerbackground}; visibility=hide>
<layer id="first" left=0 top=1 width=&{scrollerwidth};>
<script language="JavaScript1.2">
if (document.layers)
document.write(messages[0])
</script>
</layer>
<layer id="second" left=0 top=0 width=&{scrollerwidth}; visibility=hide>
<script language="JavaScript1.2">
if (document.layers)
document.write(messages[dyndetermine=(messages.length==1)? 0 : 1])
</script>
</layer>
</ilayer>

<script language="JavaScript1.2">
if (ie||dom){
document.writeln('<div id="main2" style="position:relative;width:'+scrollerwidth+';height:'+scrollerheight+';overflow:hidden;background-color:'+scrollerbgcolor+' ;background-image:url('+scrollerbackground+')">')
document.writeln('<div style="position:absolute;width:'+scrollerwidth+';height:'+scrollerheight+';clip:rect(0 '+scrollerwidth+' '+scrollerheight+' 0);left:0px;top:0px">')
document.writeln('<div id="first2" style="position:absolute;width:'+scrollerwidth+';left:0px;top:1px;">')
document.write(messages[0])
document.writeln('</div>')
document.writeln('<div id="second2" style="position:absolute;width:'+scrollerwidth+';left:0px;top:0px;visibility:hidden">')
document.write(messages[dyndetermine=(messages.length==1)? 0 : 1])
document.writeln('</div>')
document.writeln('</div>')
document.writeln('</div>')
}
</script>
</td>
</tr>
</table></center>
</div>
</font>
 

 

Place script where needed in the HTML Document.

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