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Mike Coleran
11-14-2007, 11:13 AM
Hi All,

I'm new to Dreamweaver and just learning the ropes. I am in the process of re-writing in Dreamweaver a website that I created in Front Page.
I have got the hang of the most basic features but one feature I had on my site was a scrolling 'Marquee' message.
Is it possible, in Dreamweaver 8, to create a scrolling message as with Front Page's Marquee feature?


11-14-2007, 03:10 PM
Nope, not in DW

11-14-2007, 05:05 PM
people still use those?

11-14-2007, 05:35 PM
If understand you correctly you can do this with an animated gif or better still animate text scrolling in flash.

Mike Coleran
11-14-2007, 06:44 PM
Thanks for the advice, I think I may just give it a miss and go for something else!

11-14-2007, 07:52 PM
The general consensus among developers is that they're not so user friendly. Basically the problem is that they're set a a certain read speed, while people don't read at the same speed. I've been in situations though where a marquee has been a project requirement, and what I found was a web standard solution where the text is in a regular paragraph, while Javascript make it scroll.

All explained in a previous post some time ago: