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Javascript Ticker Movement

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Is there anyway to make a javascript/dhtml ticker (like a stock price ticker) jump to a specific position with Javascript based on an argument.  I'm using the following code for my ticker.


/***********************************************
* Cross browser Marquee II- © Dynamic Drive (www.dynamicdrive.com)
* This notice MUST stay intact for legal use
* Visit http://www.dynamicdrive.com/ for this script and 100s more.
***********************************************/

var delayb4scroll=2000 //Specify initial delay before marquee starts to scroll on page (2000=2 seconds)
var marqueespeed=2.5 //Specify marquee scroll speed (larger is faster 1-10)
var pauseit=1 //Pause marquee onMousever (0=no. 1=yes)?

////NO NEED TO EDIT BELOW THIS LINE////////////

var copyspeed=marqueespeed
var pausespeed=(pauseit==0)? copyspeed: 0
var actualwidth=''

function scrollmarquee() {
if (parseInt(cross_marquee.style.left)>(actualwidth*(-1)+8))
      cross_marquee.style.left=parseInt(cross_marquee.style.left)-copyspeed+"px"
else
      cross_marquee.style.left=parseInt(marqueewidth)+8+"px"
}

function initializemarquee(){
      cross_marquee=document.getElementById("vmarquee")
      cross_marquee.style.left=0
      marqueewidth=document.getElementById("marqueecontainer").offsetWidth
      actualwidth=cross_marquee.offsetWidth
      
      if (window.opera || navigator.userAgent.indexOf("Netscape/7")!=-1){ //if Opera or Netscape 7x, add scrollbars to scroll and exit
            cross_marquee.style.width=marqueewidth+"px"
            cross_marquee.style.overflow="scroll"
            return
      }
      setTimeout('lefttime=setInterval("scrollmarquee()",30)', delayb4scroll)
}

if (window.addEventListener)
      window.addEventListener("load", initializemarquee, false)
else if (window.attachEvent)
      window.attachEvent("onload", initializemarquee)
else if (document.getElementById)
      window.onload=initializemarquee
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