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produce ticker tape in vb.net 2005

Posted on 2007-11-25
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Hi,

I am trying to find out how to produce a ticker tape using a label please. so it scrolls from right to left and disapears off the left hand side and then starts again on the right.

Many Thanks
Lee
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by:Jaime Olivares
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you can create by yourself.
Create a timer object in your form, implement the Tick event with this content:

Private Shared Sub Timer1_Tick(myObject As Object,  myEventArgs As EventArgs)
        yourLabel.Text = yourLabel.Text.Substring(1) & yourLabel.Text.Substring(0,1)
End Sub
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Hi,

Thank you for you help. The only issue I have is that I want the whole text to disapear off the label control before it scrolls again.

Many Thanks
Lee
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by:Jaime Olivares
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OK, there are many tricks, the simplest is to add many white spaces at the end of the text:

yourLabel.text = "SOME TEXT TO ROTATE                                        "

But resize your control to show just "SOME TEXT TO ROTATE"
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