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Need a Scrolling Marquee

Starting a web page for my local Little League, I want a led-like
scrolling marquee like the one found here: http://www.lnll.org
I'm willing to pay for it.

Thanks,
Coach Jeff
Jul 20 '05 #1
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On 19 Feb 2004 14:01:20 -0800, Mandy <ar*****@yahoo.com> wrote:
Starting a web page for my local Little League, I want a led-like
scrolling marquee like the one found here: http://www.lnll.org
I'm willing to pay for it.


That part of the page is written in Java, not JavaScript. There is no way
to replicate that in JavaScript.

A Google search produces many results for tickers (watch for wrap):

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&i...=Google+Search

From a quick look at some of the returns, there are some very nice
implementations. They do lack the "LED look" though. Results for
LED-styled tickers aren't quite so impressive.

Mike

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Michael Winter
M.******@blueyonder.co.invalid (replace ".invalid" with ".uk" to reply)
Jul 20 '05 #2
Michael Winter wrote:
On 19 Feb 2004 14:01:20 -0800, Mandy <ar*****@yahoo.com> wrote:
Starting a web page for my local Little League, I want a led-like
scrolling marquee like the one found here: http://www.lnll.org
I'm willing to pay for it.

That part of the page is written in Java, not JavaScript. There is no
way to replicate that in JavaScript.


Yes there is, it's just not worth the effort. The LED background is
simple enough, just an image. Then it becomes just a matter of moving
text around. Could probably be done with a marquee tag and scripting it
to change its text/direction.

--
Randy
Chance Favors The Prepared Mind
comp.lang.javascript FAQ - http://jibbering.com/faq/

Jul 20 '05 #3
Mandy wrote:
Starting a web page for my local Little League, I want a led-like
scrolling marquee like the one found here: http://www.lnll.org
I'm willing to pay for it.

Thanks,
Coach Jeff


google comes through once again!

http://www.google.com/search?q=javas...&start=10&sa=N

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http://www.echoecho.com/freejatextscrollers.htm

Java Applets: Text Scrollers : LED SCROLLER

Class File Size 5.189 Bytes...........nice and small
Requirements LedDisplay.class
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http://javaboutique.internet.com/LED/

This applet mimics an LED sign that you typically see displaying
messages at airport terminals and the such. Configurable, scriptable,
and source is included!

How To Use: Download LED.zip (74KB) and unzip within your HTML
directory............................bigger but has more features

Java Source: The main file: source.html. The other 6 files are available
in the download. HTML Source:

<applet code="LED.class" width=500 height=48 align=center>
<param name="script" value="Demo.led">
<param name="border" value="2">
<param name="bordercolor" value="100,130,130">
<param name="spacewidth" value="3">
<param name="wth" value="122">
<param name="font" value="default.font">
<param name="ledsize" value="3">
</applet>

Author: Darrick Brown
Homepage: http://www.cs.hope.edu/~dbrown/
Upload date: September 9, 1996
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http://www.cgi-bin.com/cgi-bin/jump2.cgi?ID=5378

Allows you to have messages "written" across a display which emulates an
LED sign. It has the following features:

You can set the LED display position.
You can set the on and off colors of LEDs.
You can use pause, scroll, flash and sun special effects.
Version 1.0, last updated 2003-05-31
Developer : Richard Maloney (adapted to Anfy Flash by Aleksey Udovydchenko)
Effect Browser Compatibility : IE4, IE5, IE5.5+, Opera5+, NS4.5
-------------------------------------------------------
Mike

Jul 20 '05 #4

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