Lecture-7 : MARQUEE TAG

The HTML <marquee> element is used to insert a scrolling area of text.

Attributes Of Marquee


behavior
Sets how the text is scrolled within the marquee. Possible values are scroll, slide and alternate. If no value is specified, the default value is scroll.

bgcolor
Sets the background color through color name or hexadecimal value.

direction
Sets the direction of the scrolling within the marquee. Possible values are left, right up and down. If no value is specified, the default value is left.

height
Sets the height in pixels or percentage value.

hspace
Sets the horizontal margin

loop
Sets the number of times the marquee will scroll. If no value is specified, the default value is −1, which means the marquee will scroll continuously.

scrollamount
Sets the amount of scrolling at each interval in pixels. The default value is 6.

scrolldelay
Sets the interval between each scroll movement in milliseconds. The default value is 85. Note that any value smaller than 60 is ignored and the value 60 is used instead, unless truespeedis specified.

truespeed
By default, scrolldelay values lower than 60 are ignored. If truespeed is present, those values are not ignored.

vspace
Sets the vertical margin in pixels or percentage value.

width
Sets the width in pixels or percentage value.

Event Handler


onbounce
Fires when the marquee has reached the end of its scroll position. It can only fire when the behavior attribute is set to alternate.

onfinish
Fires when the marquee has finished the amount of scrolling that is set by the loop attribute. It can only fire when the loop attribute is set to some number that is greater than 0.

onstart
Fires when the marquee starts scrolling.

Methods


Start: Starts scrolling of the marquee.
Stop: Stops scrolling of the marquee.

Lets see the Example of marquee tag :-

<html>
<head>
<title>HTML Marquee Tag</title>
</head>
<body>
<!--The Scrolling text all example-->
<marquee behavior="slide">Text Will Slide</marquee><br>
<marquee behavior="alternate"> Will Strike the boundaries</marquee><Br>
<marquee loop="3"> This will Scroll 3 times</marquee><br>
<marquee scrollamount="10">Setting the speed of text moving</marquee><br>
<marquee scrolldelay="150"> Marquee scroll delay</marquee><br>
<marquee width="200px">Text will scroll in a given area</marquee><br>
<marquee scrollamount="5" width="40"><<<</marquee>Opp. Merge <marquee scrollamount="5" direction="right" width="40">>>></marquee> <br>
<marquee behavior="alternate" onMouseOver="this.stop();" onMouseOut="this.start();">Controllable</marquee>
</body>
</html>



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