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hpwRealTimeMarquee for neobook

Postby HPW » February 1st, 2009, 4:12 pm

Based on the new great TRealTimeMarquee I did another neobook-plugin (after TSimpleGraph)

It was just released here:

http://www.neosoftware.com/forum/viewto ... 3#11193083

Thanks to Kambiz for this Component!
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Re: hpwRealTimeMarquee for neobook

Postby Kambiz » February 1st, 2009, 8:07 pm

So fast and so great!

I added a link to your page on the RealTimeMarquee page.
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Re: hpwRealTimeMarquee for neobook

Postby HPW » February 2nd, 2009, 6:05 am

Hello Kambiz,

Might it be possible to add an IMG tag to the HTML to show for example a small Icon-like image in front of a text?
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Re: hpwRealTimeMarquee for neobook

Postby Kambiz » February 2nd, 2009, 10:51 am

Yeah, the only thing is missing is IMG tag. It's quite easy to add the image tag and I already implemented it in my mind. :)

I am working in a project now that would be finished maximum in two weeks. After that, the first thing I will do is releasing the next version of TRealTimeMarquee.
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Re: hpwRealTimeMarquee for neobook

Postby HPW » February 2nd, 2009, 7:59 pm

After that, the first thing I will do is releasing the next version of TRealTimeMarquee.


Sounds promising!
So keep on.
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Re: hpwRealTimeMarquee for neobook

Postby HPW » February 3rd, 2009, 6:38 am

When you get into it, maybe you can also think about:

IMG supports LoadFromStream
IMG can also be a link

Just some more ideas.
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Re: hpwRealTimeMarquee for neobook

Postby Kambiz » February 3rd, 2009, 8:32 am

The idea is using an event for getting the image, something like:

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TMarqueeImageEvent = procedure(Sender: TObject; const URI: String; Picture: TPicture) of object;

This is more flexible and gives freedom to the application to interpret URI as it wishes.
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Re: hpwRealTimeMarquee for neobook

Postby Kambiz » March 16th, 2009, 3:22 pm

The new release is ready.

I guess it needs lot of work to upgrade hpwRealTimeMarquee to the new release. Sorry!
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Re: hpwRealTimeMarquee for neobook

Postby HPW » March 16th, 2009, 10:18 pm

I guess it needs lot of work to upgrade hpwRealTimeMarquee to the new release. Sorry!


Why Sorry?
The new demo looks very interesting. Nice weather marquee.
Great work again.
I will have a look at it when time permits to upgrade the plugin to 2.0!
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Re: hpwRealTimeMarquee for neobook

Postby HPW » March 21st, 2009, 11:27 am

Based on the new great TRealTimeMarquee 2.0 I did update the neobook-plugin:

http://www.neosoftware.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=16887

This release does support the base set of features of TRealTimeMarquee.
There stays room for improvement with transparency and image-loading from streams etc.

>IMG can also be a link

Would this be possible with 2.0 ?
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Re: hpwRealTimeMarquee for neobook

Postby Kambiz » March 21st, 2009, 11:56 am

The SRC attribute of IMG tag can be anything. It's your application that should translate the src attribute in to an image using OnImage event.

Only if you do not specify an event handler for OnImage event, the component will suppose the src is a file and tries to load the image from file.

Regarding transparency, I don't know how to have transparency without loosing performance. Unfortunately layer API of Windows works only on windows without parent.
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Re: hpwRealTimeMarquee for neobook

Postby HPW » March 21st, 2009, 4:42 pm

I understand your implementation of the OnImage-event.
So I know how it should work with my own event.

>IMG can also be a link

My question here was, if I can use a IMG as hypertext-link like a web-adress.
And then it would fire the OnLink-event.
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Re: hpwRealTimeMarquee for neobook

Postby Kambiz » March 21st, 2009, 4:45 pm

It doesn't matter what is the value of src attribute, the OnImage event is always fired.

However, the OnLink event fires only when user clicks on a hyperlink (A tag). The content of hyperlink tag can be text or image.
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Re: hpwRealTimeMarquee for neobook

Postby HPW » May 17th, 2009, 9:45 am

Based on the new TRealTimeMarquee 2.2 I did update the neobook-plugin:

http://www.neosoftware.com/forum/viewto ... 8#11194598
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Re: hpwRealTimeMarquee for neobook

Postby HPW » April 23rd, 2010, 6:51 am

Based on the latest TRealTimeMarquee 2.4 I did update the neobook-plugin:

http://www.neosoftware.com/forum/viewto ... 7&start=15

I was asked if it possible to add a OnEndLoop-event when the NumLoops value is reached and the last pass is ended?
The user want to show an text a limited number and then wants to update the text and restart.
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