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Rotate images upon refresh

How can I design my web page to rotate a new picture into the page upon refresh?  I would like to "cycle" about 8 pics through.  I would like a new one to show up when you refresh the page.  Do you think you can help me?
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shlyden
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shlyden
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jmcvinneyCommented:
if this doesn't have to be done specifically in front page, have you tried using the adrotator component that ships with IIS?
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rdivilbissCommented:
There is a banner component that comes with FP, but that does not load a new image upon refresh...it rotates images based on a delay...still, you may wan't to look at that.  If you do not wan't a hyperlink for the image, enter "javascript: void();" as the value of the hyperlink.

Possibly a better way (my choice) would be to load a random image using a little javascript.  Put the following in between the <head> ... </head> tags on the HTML view of your page.  (Assuming ten images, named img1.gif through img10.gif)

<SCRIPT>
<!--

rnd.today=new Date();
rnd.seed=rnd.today.getTime();

function rnd() {
        rnd.seed = (rnd.seed*9301+49297) % 233280;
        return rnd.seed/(233280.0);
};

function rand(number) {
        return Math.ceil(rnd()*number);
};

//-->
</SCRIPT>

Where you wish the image to be displayed add this:

<script><!--
document.write('<IMG SRC="img' + rand(10) + '.gif" WIDTH="400" HEIGHT="40">');
//--></script>

Cheers,
Rod
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shlydenAuthor Commented:
Get answer.  Very informative.  Thank you very much.  You have saved me much time.
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