Status Arrows


 This script uses animated "arrows" to highlight the message text in the status bar.  

  2 parts to this script
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part 1 - enter your text here
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<script language="JavaScript">
<!--
var hellotext="Welcome to Developer IQ!"
var thetext=""
var started=false
var step=0
var times=1

function welcometext()
{
times--
if (times==0)
{
if (started==false)
{
started = true;
window.status = hellotext;
setTimeout("anim()",1);
}

thetext = hellotext;
}
}
function showstatustext(txt)
{
thetext = txt;
setTimeout("welcometext()",4000)
times++
}

function anim()
{
step++
if (step==7) {step=1}
if (step==1) {window.status='>==='+thetext+'===<'}
if (step==2) {window.status='=>=='+thetext+'==<='}
if (step==3) {window.status='>=>='+thetext+'=<=<'}

if (step==4) {window.status='=>=>'+thetext+'<=<='}
if (step==5) {window.status='==>='+thetext+'=<=='}
if (step==6) {window.status='===>'+thetext+'<==='}
setTimeout("anim()",200);
}

// -->

</script>
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Part 2
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<BODY onLoad="welcometext()">





Added on June 14, 2007 Comment
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