Smooth Scrolling Text
Posted on 2004-11-04
I am trying to create a right-to-left text scroller similar to the news tickers found on TV channels like Sky News, etc.
The scrolling effect needs to be as smooth as possible (i.e. as close to broadcast quality as possible). It is feasable that a lot of CPU power can be used to process the scrolling if needbe.
I have investigated various examples using Hires (multimedia?) timers which seem to be the most sucessful, but the problem i have is that the text flickers and the scrolling is not smooth, especially ones which make use of moving labels.
Can somebody suggest some code which will render the scrolling effect with as little flicker as possible.
The text will be in Arial font, at least size 48