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    Fading scroller
    http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamici...fadescroll.htm

    Just a quick question. I've been using the Fading Scroller for a while.
    I can add a image to the scroller, I can make it linkable, but how do I get the link for the image to open up in a new window?
    I've tried both target='_blank' and target='new' neither open in a new window. Does anyone know how or if this
    is possible with this script?

    Thanks - Southernwinds

    Code:
    <script type="text/javascript">
    
    /***********************************************
    * Fading Scroller-  Dynamic Drive DHTML code library (www.dynamicdrive.com)
    * This notice MUST stay intact for legal use
    * Visit Dynamic Drive at http://www.dynamicdrive.com/ for full source code
    ***********************************************/
    var delay = 15000; //set delay between message change (in miliseconds)
    var maxsteps=30; // number of steps to take to change from start color to endcolor
    var stepdelay=40; // time in miliseconds of a single step
    //**Note: maxsteps*stepdelay will be total time in miliseconds of fading effect
    var startcolor= new Array(255,255,255); // start color (red, green, blue)
    var endcolor=new Array(0,0,0); // end color (red, green, blue)
    ///Church Bullets Go Here/////////////////
    var fcontent=new Array();
    begintag='<div style="font: normal 14px Arial; padding: 5px;">'; //set opening tag, such as font declarations
    fcontent[0]="<b><font color='blue'>Memorial Service for Rev. Tom Adams</font><br><font color='purple'>Sunday November 17, 2013<br>Amite Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m.</font></b><br><hr><br>The family will receive guests at the church after the service. In lieu of flowers, Bro. Tom requests <font color='red'><b>donations to be made to Mission Dignity</b></font>.<br><br><a href='https://7538.thankyou4caring.org/page.aspx?pid=298'><img src='./clipart/donate.png' width='100' height='100' target='_blank'></a><br><font color='blue'><b><i>Click Our Heart to Donate</i></b></font>";
    fcontent[1]="<b><font color='blue'>Ushers For The Week Of<br>November 17, 2013</font></b><br><hr><br><ul><li align='left'>Jeff Bennett</li><li align='left'>Greg Cowart</li><li align='left'>Bud Loper</li><li align='left'>Steve Webb</li><li align='left'>Ronnie McMorris</li><li align='left'>Garland Penton</li></ul><br><hr><b><font color='blue'>Deacon Of The Week For<br>November 17, 2013</font></b><ul><li align='left'>Jerry Woodward</li></ul>";
    fcontent[2]="<b><font color='blue'>Nursery Schedule For The Week Of<br>November 17, 2013</font></b><br><hr><ul><li align='left'>A.M. Service: Babies<br>Judy Wilson & Melanie Honeycutt</li><br><li align='left'>A.M. Service: Preschool<br>Beth & Pete Galliano</li><br><li align='left'>P.M. Service:<br>Amy & Chris Nickel</li></ul><br><hr><b><font color='blue'>Wednesday, November 13, 2013</font></b><ul><li align='left'>Donnis Loper</li></ul>";
    fcontent[3]="<b><font color='blue'>Church Security For<br>Wednesday, November 13, 2013</font></b><br><hr><br>David Marshall";
    fcontent[4]="<b><font color='blue'>PERSPECTIVE: A storm the size Typhoon Haiyan would nearly cover the U.S.</font><br><a href='wxtyphoon.php'><font color='red'>LATEST NEWS FEED - CLICK HERE!</font></a><br><br><img src='./clipart/typhoonusa.jpg' width='300' height='260'>";
    fcontent[5]="<b><font color='red'>WBC Website Special Bulletin</font></b><br><hr><b><font color='blue'>I have reconfigured the menu section, and added a few new areas.<br><br>But I need your help, in getting all the information corrected on the new pages.<br><br>Please send me any additions, omissions, corrections and information<br> to </font><a href='mailto:webmaster@watsonbaptist.com'>webmaster@watsonbaptist.com</a><br><br><font color='blue'>Thank You Very Much!</font>";
    fcontent[6]="<b><font color='red'>WBC Website Special Bulletin</font></b><br><hr><b><font color='blue'>New Area has been added to the Media Center Section,</font> <font color='red'>The WBC Download Area</font>.<br><br>I have put all available Audio & Video files up for downloading.<br><br>All files are in ZIP Format. If you don't have WinZip it is also available for downloading.<br><br><b>Note: Some of the files are rather large, and will take some time to download from the site to your PC.</b><br><br>All Files should work with Windows Media Player.";
    closetag='</div>';
    
    var fwidth='320px'; //set scroller width
    var fheight='340px'; //set scroller height
    
    var fadelinks=1;  //should links inside scroller content also fade like text? 0 for no, 1 for yes.
    
    ///No need to edit below this line/////////////////
    
    
    var ie4=document.all&&!document.getElementById;
    var DOM2=document.getElementById;
    var faderdelay=0;
    var index=0;
    
    
    /*Rafael Raposo edited function*/
    //function to change content
    function changecontent(){
      if (index>=fcontent.length)
        index=0
      if (DOM2){
        document.getElementById("fscroller").style.color="rgb("+startcolor[0]+", "+startcolor[1]+", "+startcolor[2]+")"
        document.getElementById("fscroller").innerHTML=begintag+fcontent[index]+closetag
        if (fadelinks)
          linkcolorchange(1);
        colorfade(1, 15);
      }
      else if (ie4)
        document.all.fscroller.innerHTML=begintag+fcontent[index]+closetag;
      index++
    }
    
    // colorfade() partially by Marcio Galli for Netscape Communications.  ////////////
    // Modified by Dynamicdrive.com
    
    function linkcolorchange(step){
      var obj=document.getElementById("fscroller").getElementsByTagName("A");
      if (obj.length>0){
        for (i=0;i<obj.length;i++)
          obj[i].style.color=getstepcolor(step);
      }
    }
    
    /*Rafael Raposo edited function*/
    var fadecounter;
    function colorfade(step) {
      if(step<=maxsteps) {	
        document.getElementById("fscroller").style.color=getstepcolor(step);
        if (fadelinks)
          linkcolorchange(step);
        step++;
        fadecounter=setTimeout("colorfade("+step+")",stepdelay);
      }else{
        clearTimeout(fadecounter);
        document.getElementById("fscroller").style.color="rgb("+endcolor[0]+", "+endcolor[1]+", "+endcolor[2]+")";
        setTimeout("changecontent()", delay);
    	
      }   
    }
    
    /*Rafael Raposo's new function*/
    function getstepcolor(step) {
      var diff
      var newcolor=new Array(3);
      for(var i=0;i<3;i++) {
        diff = (startcolor[i]-endcolor[i]);
        if(diff > 0) {
          newcolor[i] = startcolor[i]-(Math.round((diff/maxsteps))*step);
        } else {
          newcolor[i] = startcolor[i]+(Math.round((Math.abs(diff)/maxsteps))*step);
        }
      }
      return ("rgb(" + newcolor[0] + ", " + newcolor[1] + ", " + newcolor[2] + ")");
    }
    
    if (ie4||DOM2)
      document.write('<div id="fscroller" style="border:1px solid black;width:'+fwidth+';height:'+fheight+'"></div>');
    
    if (window.addEventListener)
    window.addEventListener("load", changecontent, false)
    else if (window.attachEvent)
    window.attachEvent("onload", changecontent)
    else if (document.getElementById)
    window.onload=changecontent
    
    </script>
    Last edited by Southernwinds; 11-15-2013 at 01:56 AM.

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    In today's browsers, target='_blank' will almost always open a new tab. But it must be an attribute of the a tag. Here:

    Code:
    <a href='https://7538.thankyou4caring.org/page.aspx?pid=298'><img src='./clipart/donate.png' width='100' height='100' target='_blank'></a>
    it's an attribute of the img tag. It should go here:

    Code:
    <a href='https://7538.thankyou4caring.org/page.aspx?pid=298' target='_blank'><img src='./clipart/donate.png' width='100' height='100'></a>
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    Thanks, for the help, yes, that fixed it. You're a life saver Mr. John.
    Thank you again!

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