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MooTools 1.3 Cookbook by Jay Larry G. Johnston

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Creating a scrolling thumbnail display

Often when we are putting together a web design, there is too much information or media to include in a single layer. Alter the design to reduce spatial requirements by making a line of thumbnails scroll automatically within a defined area. Scroll thumbnail images within a DIV.

Creating a scrolling thumbnail display

How to do it...

On page-load, begin altering the margin of a DIV that is partially obscured with a style that hides overflow. Continue to alter the margin so that the DIV appears to slide or scroll gently to the left. When the DIV reaches its right-hand end, send it back in the other direction.

<script type="text/javascript" src="mootools-1.3.0.js"></script> ...

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