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Vickie
02-18-2007, 01:13 AM
Although this script says that it works in Firefox too, the transitions seem to work only in IE. Is there a modification that I can make to make it work in Firefox and also Netscape?

http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex14/image4.htm

thetestingsite
02-18-2007, 02:00 AM
As stated in the description of the script:



IE 4+ users will also see a special "blend-in" effect take place each time the image switches


Note, the script itself does in fact work in firefox with the exception of the transitions. The only browser on the market today that can handle these transitions is IE (Not even sure if IE7 can do it, but before versions between 4 and 6 can).

Sorry, but hope this helps.

jscheuer1
02-18-2007, 09:00 AM
Of course IE 7 can handle the proprietary filter responsible for the fade in that script. Other scripts here at Dynamic Drive that can do this sort of thing (blend/fade images) in other browsers are:

http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex14/fadeinslideshow.htm

which can do it in IE and Mozilla based browsers (like FF), and:

http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex14/swissarmy/index.htm

which can do it in those plus Safari and Opera (9+).

Vickie
02-18-2007, 04:50 PM
Thank you so very much! Your links to updated slideshows are exactly what I need....I was hoping to create the pause on mouseover - and you've helped me with that too.

Thank you very much for your help.

Vickie

Vickie
02-21-2007, 02:52 PM
Hello John,

I’m using your “Ultimate Fade-in slideshow (v1.5)” script to post an array of photos onto a web page. The script worked just fine when I used only 3 pictures; however, I am now working on a page that has 10 pictures and I keep getting a Runtime Error in the BODY portion of the script. The error says: “fadeshow undefined.” I assume I made some error in modifying the script for more pages. Can you please help me correct this?

Here is a link to the page: http://www.wispertel.net/~val/rhr_core.html (http://www.wispertel.net/~val/rhr_core.html)(this is my “practice page” – so the nav links don’t work)

Thanks in advance for your help.

jscheuer1
02-21-2007, 03:07 PM
It really isn't my script. I did help in its development but, there are a few things I would change if DD would let me. Still, it is a fairly good script as is.

Anyways, your problem is very simple. You have used an open HTML comment before the script so the script is not being parsed, remove the red open comment tag:


<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="lws_print.css" media="print">
<link rel="shortcut icon" href="lwsicon.ico">
<!--
<script type="text/javascript">
/***********************************************
* Ultimate Fade-In Slideshow (v1.5): © Dynamic Drive (http://www.dynamicdrive.com)
* This notice MUST stay intact for legal use
* Visit http://www.dynamicdrive.com/ for this script and 100s more.
***********************************************/

var fadeimages=new Array()
//SET IMAGE PATHS. Extend or contract array as needed
fadeimages[0]=["co . . .

Vickie
02-22-2007, 03:33 PM
Thank you John! It works just fine now. I knew it was something I was (or wasn't) doing....

Feel free to send me whatever modifications you would recommend, if that's allowed by DD.

Thanks again - I really appreciate all of your help.

jscheuer1
02-22-2007, 06:42 PM
The most important changes involve opacity in Safari and Opera and an error in Konqueror. The script claims to support fading in Safari but doesn't and just plain doesn't in Opera. There are a number of spots where changes are required to fix this. They are all in the 'do not edit' area, so I'll just give you my version of that part:


////NO need to edit beyond here/////////////

var fadearray=new Array() //array to cache fadeshow instances
var fadeclear=new Array() //array to cache corresponding clearinterval pointers

var dom=(document.getElementById) //modern dom browsers
var iebrowser=document.all

function fadeshow(theimages, fadewidth, fadeheight, borderwidth, delay, pause, displayorder){
this.pausecheck=pause
this.mouseovercheck=0
this.delay=delay
this.degree=10 //initial opacity degree (10%)
this.curimageindex=0
this.nextimageindex=1
fadearray[fadearray.length]=this
this.slideshowid=fadearray.length-1
this.canvasbase="canvas"+this.slideshowid
this.curcanvas=this.canvasbase+"_0"
this.theimages=theimages
if (typeof displayorder!="undefined")
this.theimages.sort(function() {return 0.5 - Math.random();}) //thanks to Mike (aka Mwinter) :)
this.imageborder=parseInt(borderwidth)
this.postimages=new Array() //preload images
for (p=0;p<theimages.length;p++){
this.postimages[p]=new Image()
this.postimages[p].src=this.theimages[p][0]
}

var fadewidth=fadewidth+this.imageborder*2
var fadeheight=fadeheight+this.imageborder*2

if (iebrowser&&dom||dom) //if IE5+ or modern browsers (ie: Firefox)
document.write('<div id="master'+this.slideshowid+'" style="position:relative;width:'+fadewidth+'px;height:'+fadeheight+'px;overflow:hidden;"><div id="'+this.canvasbase+'_0" style="position:absolute;width:'+fadewidth+'px;height:'+fadeheight+'px;top:0;left:0;filter:progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.alpha(opacity=10);opacity:10;-moz-opacity:10;-khtml-opacity:10;background-color:'+fadebgcolor+'"></div><div id="'+this.canvasbase+'_1" style="position:absolute;width:'+fadewidth+'px;height:'+fadeheight+'px;top:0;left:0;filter:progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.alpha(opacity=10);opacity:10;-moz-opacity:10;background-color:'+fadebgcolor+'"></div></div>')
else
document.write('<div><img name="defaultslide'+this.slideshowid+'" src="'+this.postimages[0].src+'"></div>')

if (iebrowser&&dom||dom) //if IE5+ or modern browsers such as Firefox
this.startit()
else{
this.curimageindex++
setInterval("fadearray["+this.slideshowid+"].rotateimage()", this.delay)
}
}

function fadepic(obj){
if (obj.degree<100){
obj.degree+=10
if (obj.tempobj.filters&&obj.tempobj.filters[0]){
if (typeof obj.tempobj.filters[0].opacity=="number") //if IE6+
obj.tempobj.filters[0].opacity=obj.degree
else //else if IE5.5-
obj.tempobj.style.filter="alpha(opacity="+obj.degree+")"
}
else if (obj.tempobj.style.MozOpacity)
obj.tempobj.style.MozOpacity=obj.degree/101
else if (obj.tempobj.style.KhtmlOpacity)
obj.tempobj.style.KhtmlOpacity=obj.degree/100
else if (obj.tempobj.style.opacity&&!obj.tempobj.filters)
obj.tempobj.style.opacity=obj.degree/101
}
else{
clearInterval(fadeclear[obj.slideshowid])
obj.nextcanvas=(obj.curcanvas==obj.canvasbase+"_0")? obj.canvasbase+"_0" : obj.canvasbase+"_1"
obj.tempobj=iebrowser? iebrowser[obj.nextcanvas] : document.getElementById(obj.nextcanvas)
obj.populateslide(obj.tempobj, obj.nextimageindex)
obj.nextimageindex=(obj.nextimageindex<obj.postimages.length-1)? obj.nextimageindex+1 : 0
setTimeout("fadearray["+obj.slideshowid+"].rotateimage()", obj.delay)
}
}

fadeshow.prototype.populateslide=function(picobj, picindex){
var slideHTML=""
if (this.theimages[picindex][1]!="") //if associated link exists for image
slideHTML='<a href="'+this.theimages[picindex][1]+'" target="'+this.theimages[picindex][2]+'">'
slideHTML+='<img src="'+this.postimages[picindex].src+'" border="'+this.imageborder+'px">'
if (this.theimages[picindex][1]!="") //if associated link exists for image
slideHTML+='</a>'
picobj.innerHTML=slideHTML
}


fadeshow.prototype.rotateimage=function(){
if (this.pausecheck==1) //if pause onMouseover enabled, cache object
var cacheobj=this
if (this.mouseovercheck==1)
setTimeout(function(){cacheobj.rotateimage()}, 100)
else if (iebrowser&&dom||dom){
this.resetit()
var crossobj=this.tempobj=iebrowser? iebrowser[this.curcanvas] : document.getElementById(this.curcanvas)
crossobj.style.zIndex++
fadeclear[this.slideshowid]=setInterval("fadepic(fadearray["+this.slideshowid+"])",50)
this.curcanvas=(this.curcanvas==this.canvasbase+"_0")? this.canvasbase+"_1" : this.canvasbase+"_0"
}
else{
var ns4imgobj=document.images['defaultslide'+this.slideshowid]
ns4imgobj.src=this.postimages[this.curimageindex].src
}
this.curimageindex=(this.curimageindex<this.postimages.length-1)? this.curimageindex+1 : 0
}

fadeshow.prototype.resetit=function(){
this.degree=10
var crossobj=iebrowser? iebrowser[this.curcanvas] : document.getElementById(this.curcanvas)
if (crossobj.filters&&crossobj.filters[0]){
if (typeof crossobj.filters[0].opacity=="number") //if IE6+
crossobj.filters(0).opacity=this.degree
else //else if IE5.5-
crossobj.style.filter="alpha(opacity="+this.degree+")"
}
else if (crossobj.style.MozOpacity)
crossobj.style.MozOpacity=this.degree/101
else if (crossobj.style.KhtmlOpacity)
crossobj.style.KhtmlOpacity=this.degree/100
else if (crossobj.style.opacity&&!crossobj.filters)
crossobj.style.opacity=this.degree/101
}


fadeshow.prototype.startit=function(){
var crossobj=iebrowser? iebrowser[this.curcanvas] : document.getElementById(this.curcanvas)
this.populateslide(crossobj, this.curimageindex)
if (this.pausecheck==1){ //IF SLIDESHOW SHOULD PAUSE ONMOUSEOVER
var cacheobj=this
var crossobjcontainer=iebrowser? iebrowser["master"+this.slideshowid] : document.getElementById("master"+this.slideshowid)
crossobjcontainer.onmouseover=function(){cacheobj.mouseovercheck=1}
crossobjcontainer.onmouseout=function(){cacheobj.mouseovercheck=0}
}
this.rotateimage()
}

</script>

I've left in the closing </script> tag. Be sure your edited version has only one. There are some other problems I have with the script even with these changes but, they are so minor as to not worry about it, like style errors only some browsers will even report and then only if you go hunting for the information, nothing that causes a real problem.

Vickie
02-23-2007, 03:08 PM
Thank you John. I really appreciate your expertise.