Solved

How to create clickable Ticker ?

Posted on 1998-07-29
5
394 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-25
Can anyone tell how to create ticker in my homepage using HTML ?
The tiker also can be link to othr oage by clicking.

Thank you.
0
Comment
Question by:netcool
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
5 Comments
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:MasseyM
ID: 1858745
There are a couple of things.... Number !) do you have acess to CGI-BIN access?  Or even ASP pages?  If so, it becomes VERY easy... Please let us know.
0
 
LVL 5

Author Comment

by:netcool
ID: 1858746
We are not using ASP or CGI but we are using CFM (Cold Fusion Markup Language)....


0
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:MasseyM
ID: 1858747
What kind of link do you want to be able to connect to?  Does the link change depending on the ticker count?  Also, reject my answer so others can answer these questions..

- Matt
0
 

Expert Comment

by:Spo0n
ID: 1858748
something like this do?
http://www.qonline.com.au/~spoon/coding/jsticker/index.html

it's dhtml and javascript but only works in netscape so it's not really effective
it can be 'flicked' left and right, slowed, stoped, and the whole ticker can be moved around the screen.
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
Bluemoon earned 30 total points
ID: 1858749
I suggest you take a normal ticker in a input-field and make it change locations if you place the focus on that field. I grabbed the code from htmlgoodies.com, it stands below.

<HTML>
<SCRIPT>

<!-- Ticker Tape in Java Script .. Heavily Modified by Bill Welliver
//-- Original concept by Cameron Gregory cameron@corona.att.com
//-- source: http://www.htmlgoodies.com/tickertp.html

var tickertapeform

tt_speed=350
tt_len=35
tt_space="                                                                                                    "
tt_tid = 0;
tt_message="."
tt_c= -tt_len;

function move() {
  cend=Math.min(tt_c+tt_len,tt_message.length)
  if (tt_c <0)
    cstart=0;
  else
    cstart=tt_c;

  if (tt_c < 0)
    tt_f.scroll.value=tt_space.substring(0,-tt_c) + tt_message.substring(cstart,cend)
  else
    tt_f.scroll.value=tt_message.substring(cstart,cend)

  tt_c = tt_c +1;
  if (tt_c == tt_message.length ) tt_c = -tt_len;
  tt_tid=window.setTimeout("move()",tt_speed);
}
 
function tt_start(x) {
  tt_f=x
  tt_tid=window.setTimeout("move()",tt_speed);
}
 
function tt_cleartid() {
  window.clearTimeout(tt_tid);
}

// for some reason on some pages this crashes netscape

function ticker(m)
{
tt_message=m
tt_len=35
tt_speed=250
document.write('<FORM name=tickertapeform><input name=scroll size=35 OnFocus=javascript:window.location="http://www.netscape.com"></FORM>');
tt_start(document.tickertapeform);
}



// end-->
</SCRIPT>

<body>
<script language="javascript">
ticker ("Your personal script goes here and will be replacing this lines");
</script>
</BODY></HTML>

Bluemoon
0

Featured Post

Secure Your WordPress Site: 5 Essential Approaches

WordPress is the web's most popular CMS, but its dominance also makes it a target for attackers. Our eBook will show you how to:

Prevent costly exploits of core and plugin vulnerabilities
Repel automated attacks
Lock down your dashboard, secure your code, and protect your users

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
replica website 2 70
WordPress 8 66
Looking FTP apps that behaves similar to WinDirStat 3 28
wordpress 4.7.4, theme 8 36
There’s a good reason for why it’s called a homepage – it closely resembles that of a physical house and the only real difference is that it’s online. Your website’s homepage is where people come to visit you. It’s the family room of your website wh…
Although a lot of people devote their energy toward marketing for specific industries, there are some basic principles that can be applied to any sector imaginable. We’ll look at four steps to take and examine how those steps were put into action fo…
The viewer will learn how to look for a specific file type in a local or remote server directory using PHP.
The is a quite short video tutorial. In this video, I'm going to show you how to create self-host WordPress blog with free hosting service.

738 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question