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v1.0

Scroller Applet

Congratulations

Congratulations on choosing this enhancing applet from DanCity. Please read through the following Licence agreement before using the software.


Scroller.
Copyright 1999 Dan MacFarlane.
Licence Restrictions
At all times the software remains Copyright 1999 Dan MacFarlane. The licensee shall not modify, decompile, disassemble, decrypt, extract, or otherwise reverse engineer Software. Any work derived from the software may not be distributed without the explicit permission of the author.

Disclaimer of Warranty
THE AUTHOR MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE SOFTWARE, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL THE AUTHOR BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES SUFFERED BY LICENSEE AS A RESULT OF USING OR DISTRIBUTING THIS SOFTWARE OR ITS DERIVATIVES.



DanCity Scroller

The DanCity scroller seen below is a very easy to use applet that can spruce up your website. It has the facility to include images and hypertext links within the scroll text, and you can drag the text forwards and backwards. Go on, don't be shy - have a go!



How To Use It

Follow these simple steps to include the scroller on your web page.
  • Download and unzip the Scroller distribution files.
  • Paste the relevant applet code (see below) into your html page source.
  • Copy the files appropriate files to your webserver.
The following HTML code should be included in your page, ensuring the Scroller.jar file is in the same directory as the page.

<APPLET ARCHIVE="Scroller.jar" CODE="Scroller.class" width=450 height=20>

     <PARAM NAME="copyright" VALUE="(c) 1999 Dan MacFarlane. http://www.dancity.com/">
     <PARAM NAME="text"      VALUE=" ...scroll text here... ">

</APPLET>
The text you choose to use for the text parameter can include images, by inserting an appropriate image tag, and also links by inserting an anchor tag where the value parameter is the link text. For example:

"The <img src='scroller.gif'> applet from <a href='http://www.dancity.com' value='DanCity'>!"

Optional Parameters

The following parameters can be set to alter the appearance of the Scroller:

<PARAM NAME="background" VALUE="#000000">
<PARAM NAME="textcol"    VALUE="#ffffff">
<PARAM NAME="linkcol"    VALUE="#0000ff">


If You Experience Problems

The applet has been tested and you should not experience problems. However, the unforeseen may arise. If you do have problems with this applet then you should first of all consult the Using Java Applets FAQ which can be found here (soon).

If you still encounter problem then send me an email here describing as precisely as possible the symptoms, circumstances and the nature of your problem. Where possible you should also include a URL where the actual problem can be seen.



Remember

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