DevPower NewsTicker ActiveX Control Version 2.1.0 (30-Dec-99)
Copyright (c) 1998 - 2018 Steve Robbins All Rights Reserved.
The TransImg control can display bitmaps, icons, metafiles, JPEGs, and GIF files.
The URLPicture property will accept file locations, such as
or URLs to files on a web server such as
Because of incorrect property handling by certain development environments (PowerBuilder and maybe others), the use of the Picture property is not recommended. Instead, use the URLPicture to specify a file location.
Sets whether items can be clicked whilst they are scrolling.
Sets the background color.
Sets the list of item captions / URLs - a set of strings separated by the Divider character(s) (the divider defaults to a semi-colon). Within each Item, a caption and URL are separated by the URLDivider character(s) (defaults to "="). Example:
New Version of NewsTicker released=http://newsticker.devpower.com;Flat Button source code available!=http://flatbutton.devpower.com;
Alternative to Caption - specifies a file location / URL for a text file that contains the item captions.
Sets the color to display items that have been clicked with.
Sets which direction the control scrolls items;
0 Vertical (default).
Sets the character(s) that divides the list of item captions (defaults to a ";").
Sets the font for the caption.
Sets the color with which to display items when the mouse is over them.
Sets whether items are displayed in bold when the mouse is over them.
Sets whether items are displayed underlined when the mouse is over them.
Sets the cursor to display when the mouse is over an item.
Sets one of the standard windows cursors to be displayed when the mouse is over an item (as with Visual Basic Controls);
2 Cross (crosshair pointer).
3 I beam.
4 Icon (small square within a square).
5 Size (four-pointed arrow pointing north, south, east, and west).
6 Size NE SW (double arrow pointing northeast and southwest).
7 Size N S (double arrow pointing north and south).
8 Size NW SE (double arrow pointing northwest and southeast).
9 Size W E (double arrow pointing west and east).
10 Up Arrow.
11 Hourglass (wait).
12 No Drop.
13 Arrow and hourglass.
14 Arrow and question mark.
15 Size all.
99 Custom icon specified by the MouseIcon
Sets the time (in milliseconds) to pause scrolling items for reading - defaults to 1000 (1 second).
Sets the bitmap / jpeg / gif / icon to display as a background for the control (also see PictureURL).
Sets whether the control should scroll items.
An alternative to the Picture property - sets a URL for downloading a bitmap / icon to display.
Sets the time (in milliseconds) to wait between moving items - defaults to 100 (1/10th second).
Sets the color of the item text.
Sets the character(s) that divides the item caption from its URL (defaults to a "=").
Displays copyright and version information for the control.
Forces the control to re-download the current Caption file.
Returns the Control Version.
Triggered when all items within the caption have been displayed (This is useful to know when to call ReloadCaption())
Integer iItemNumber, String sItem, String sItemURL
Triggered when the an item has been clicked.
Triggered before an item starts to scroll.
Triggered when an item scrolls off of the control.