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sonicsnail
Bipolar (III) Inmate

From: Scotland
Insane since: Jun 2001

posted posted 10-09-2002 21:12

Hi all,

I'm knocking up a quick page for someone - this isn't to take too long; supposed to be a quicky...

My question:

Is there a quick and dirty method to get a horizontal scrolling background image - either a layer background, or a table background? I'm hoping theres a script out there I can drop in...

If this requires lots of thought and learning, I'll have to put it on hold until I have more time..

thanks!

Pete

Petskull
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From: 127 Halcyon Road, Marenia, Atlantis
Insane since: Aug 2000

posted posted 10-10-2002 03:34

"horizontal scrolling background image"

please explain this concept to me slowly...


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Dracusis
Maniac (V) Inmate

From: Brisbane, Australia
Insane since: Apr 2001

posted posted 10-10-2002 06:46

You can't scroll a background image per say, but you can scroll a layer with an image in it. =)

It might look like a background image but it's just a really wide layer that is scrolled horizontally. To stop it from causing a horizontal scroll bar the layer with the really wide image is contained within another clipping layer. Dig?

Slime
Lunatic (VI) Mad Scientist

From: Massachusetts, USA
Insane since: Mar 2000

posted posted 10-10-2002 07:47

Actually, you *can* sort of scroll a background, by dynamically changing the background-position (element.style.backgroundPosition) CSS property.

mr.maX
Maniac (V) Mad Scientist

From: Belgrade, Serbia
Insane since: Sep 2000

posted posted 10-10-2002 08:00

More information about "backgroundPosition" property: http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/workshop/author/dhtml/reference/properties/backgroundposition.asp


lallous
Paranoid (IV) Inmate

From: Lebanon
Insane since: May 2001

posted posted 10-11-2002 11:55

An horizontal layer scrolling library i developed was implemented here:
http://www.pixelburo.com/case_studies.htm

It is outdated as it uses an old layers management library.


good luck,

Bugimus
Maniac (V) Mad Scientist

From: New California
Insane since: Mar 2000

posted posted 10-12-2002 06:46

I've got a variation on the theme here: http://bugimus.com/gurus/panorama/panorama.html

. . : slicePuzzle

Hugh
Paranoid (IV) Inmate

From: Dublin, Ireland
Insane since: Jul 2000

posted posted 10-27-2002 22:21

I gave it a go too:
http://www.icklepix.com/

it resizes a div with a tiled background and moves it left/right.

(P.s. I asked the Doc if I could use the idea before uploading it)

GRUMBLE
Paranoid (IV) Mad Scientist

From: Omicron Persei 8
Insane since: Oct 2000

posted posted 10-27-2002 22:37

just FYI: if you would use "stitched" pictures. you would get a real 360° perspective panoramic view. like in those quicktime panoramas.

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