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animated divs or table rows

Posted on 2014-10-18
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Hi,

say for eg: If I have some HTML that has divs or rows. Is it possible to animate them so that they slide upward continuously at a defined speed?

What I want to do is post some announcements into a div and have them slide on the webpage for an animated effect.

Please help...
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by:selvol
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Of course.  Jquery as you may know offers this as an option.

http://api.jquery.com/animate/

You can always DL the UI and play with the code here.

http://jqueryui.com/download/

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Hi Gary,

Your solution is very close but it is not very animated i.e it pauses and moves up but I am looking for more smooth and continuous moment. It needs to slow down a little bit.

Please help..
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by:Gary
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Just wanted to know if that was what you were looking for
Will put something together

Whats your actual markup?
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There will be a slight pause as it restarts the cycle

http://jsfiddle.net/uw9Ltx1d/8/

rowHeight = $("ul li").outerHeight();

ticker = " ul li";

children = $("div ul li").length;

$("div").append($("div").html())

var scroller = function () {
    $("ul:first").animate({
        marginTop: "-" + (children * rowHeight) + "px"
    }, 5000, function () {
        $("ul:first").insertAfter($("ul:last")).css("margin-top", 0);
        scroller()
    })
}

scroller()

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Hi Gary,

This code is not working when I put it on a SharePoint page. basically there will be other divs and ul and li elements. we have to make it much more smarter
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by:Gary
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Well you have to specify the class or ID of the UL - it won't work as it is if you just put in a page with other ul's in it.
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Good solution!
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