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Scrolling verses in Flash

John Carney
John Carney asked
Last Modified: 2013-11-11
I have a client who would like to add a scrolling verse, a different one every day, to his homepage. Either than or when that fades in and out.

I think this can be done referencing an xml doc or something that he can update himself every day.  If so, how would I do this?

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John CarneyReliability Business Tools Analyst II


Sorry I've been away from this question. This is awesome. Thanks!

John CarneyReliability Business Tools Analyst II


If I can ask one more question, when I put this in an html page, which is where I'll end up using it, the verse doesn't scroll.  Could you take a look at my html and let me know how to fix that?

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title>Untitled Document</title>
<script src="../../Scripts/AC_RunActiveContent.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
#container{width:800px; height:500px; padding-top:100px; padding-bottom:100px;background-color:##5C2E01; margin: 0 auto}
<div id="container">
  <script type="text/javascript">
AC_FL_RunContent( 'codebase','http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,28,0','width','800','height','60','title','scroller','src','Scroller/quoteScroll','quality','high','pluginspage','http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash','movie','Scroller/quoteScroll' ); //end AC code
  <object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,28,0" width="800" height="60" title="scroller">
    <param name="movie" value="Scroller/quoteScroll.swf" />
    <param name="quality" value="high" />
    <embed src="Scroller/quoteScroll.swf" quality="high" pluginspage="http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="800" height="60"></embed>

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