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HTML element: <marquee>

Availability

BlackBerry® Device Software 4.6 or later

The <marquee> element enables you to scroll text across the browser window.

This element supports scrolling of text only. The BlackBerry® Browser ignores any unsupported elements, such as <img> elements, that are nested within the <marquee> element.

Attributes

Attribute

Value

Description

Availability

align

left

center

right

This attribute specifies the horizontal alignment of the marquee element within the containing element.

4.6 or later

behavior

alternate

scroll

slide

This attribute specifies the scrolling behavior of the marquee text. you can specify one of the following values:

  • alternate: The text scrolls left and right within the block box. At the completion of a loop, the text is aligned either left or right, depending on the value that you specify for the direction attribute.
  • scroll: The text scrolls across the block box and exits on the opposite side of the box. At the completion of a loop, no text is visible on the screen.
  • slide: The text scrolls across the block box and stops when the first character reaches the opposite side of the block box. At the completion of a loop, the text is aligned either left or right, depending on the value that you specify for direction attribute.

4.6 or later

bgcolor

color

This attribute specifies the background color for the marquee block box.

4.6 or later

direction

left

right

This attribute specifies the scrolling direction of the text.

If behavior="alternate", the text scrolls left and right, and direction specifies the starting direction.

If you do not specify a value for direction, then the BlackBerry Browser determines direction based on the default language of the BlackBerry device.

4.6 or later

height

length

This attribute specifies the height of the marquee block box.

You can specify this value as either an absolute number of pixels (do not include units), or as a percentage of the width of the containing element.

4.6 or later

hspace

length

This attribute specifies the horizontal space, in pixels, for the margin to the left and right of the marquee block box.

4.6 or later

loop

number

infinite

This attribute specifies the number of times the scrolling behavior repeats. This value is any non-negative integer.

If you specify a value of infinite, the text scrolls continually.

If you do not specify this attribute, the BlackBerry Browser scrolls the text only once.

4.6 or later

scrollamount

length

This attribute specifies the distance, in pixels, that the text moves each time the browser redraws the text. A smaller value results in a smoother-looking animation of the marquee text.

4.6 or later

scrolldelay

time

This attribute specifies the interval, in milliseconds, in which the browser redraws the text. A smaller value results in a smoother-looking animation of the marquee text.

4.6 or later

vspace

length

This attribute specifies the vertical space, in pixels, for the margin above and below the marquee block box.

4.6 or later

width

length

This attribute specifies the width of the marquee block box.

You can specify this value as either an absolute number of pixels (do not include units), or as a percentage of the width of the containing element.

4.6 or later

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