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cf_WV_Ticker ( txt ; fontsize ; font_color ; bgnd_color ; direction ; speed)

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Benjamin Fehr, EfficientBizz GmbH

create html-Ticker for Messages

Sample Input:
cf_WV_Ticker ( "hello and welcome to the world of WebViewer." ; 3 ; 000000 ; ffffff ; left ; 3 )
Sample Output:
a Webticker with Message: "hello and welcome to the world of WebViewer." moving from right-to-left.

 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.


Just place a web viewer on your layout with "cf_WV_Ticker" as the formula.
Attributes for 'direction' are:
up, down, left, right
Use web colors (hex-code) for text-color and bond-color.

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This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


There's a file I've uploaded to the FileMaker Community:

Benjamin Fehr, Zurich - SWITZERLAND
April 11, 2015 10:45am

This CF has been updated to deal with the new API introduced with iOS 9.
Though this insert was done between <head> AND <style Tag:
<meta name=\"viewport\" content=\"initial-scale=1.0\" />¶

see FMI Issue Report "WV rendering differences with FMGo 15 compared to FMGo 14"

and Description in Apple Developer Forum:

special thanks goes to user14047 and TSGal (FMI Tech Support)

EfficientBizz, Zurich
May 14, 2016 8:27am

with changes with the Safari Webkit introduced with macOS Sierra AND iOS10, the Webticker was rendered in more than 1 Line.
With the current version of this CF, Text is embedded in no-line-break Tags (< nobr >) to keep it straight.

EfficientBizz, Zurich
September 16, 2016 6:30am

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