Stop onMouseOver, re-start onMouseOut
March 12, 2003 by Marja Ribbers-de Vroed


How can I make the AutoScroller stop scrolling when I 'mouse over' a link, and re-start scrolling when 'mousing out' again?


You need to apply the 'AutoScroller - Stop/Continue' behavior to each of the links in the scroller. In fact you need to apply it twice for each link:

  1. for the onMouseOver event: to stop scrolling
  2. for the onMouseOut event: to continue scrolling

Here's how to do that:

  1. Insert the AutoScroller in your page.
  2. Put your own content (including your own links) where the default AutoScroller content is.
  3. Then for each link in your scroller content:
    1. put your cursor somewhere on the link
    2. select 'Cross-browser AutoScroller - Stop/Continue' from the FlevOOware flyout in the Behavior panel
    3. fill out the dialog for the Start action
    4. click OK
    5. select onMouseOut in the event list
    6. again, select 'Cross-browser AutoScroller - Stop/Continue' from the FlevOOware flyout in the Behavior panel
    7. fill out the dialog for the Stop action
    8. click OK
    9. select onMouseOver in the event list

Marja Ribbers-de Vroed

Marja Ribbers-de VroedWell, what's there to tell?

I worked as a software engineer for a well-known Dutch software company for about 10 years. But then I decided I did not want to work there anymore.
Since then, I've been working with my husband in our own company.

I "discovered" web development early 2000, and I soon found out that I could actually create my own extra (DHTML) features in Dreamweaver by building custom extensions.
My first extension was Cross-browser AutoScroller, but I've developed several other ones since then.

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