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Custom XML News Reader (AS2)

Custom XML News Reader (AS2)

Description

FILE UPDATE [01/16/09] – I have updated the file so you can now set specified news items to appear open when the .swf loads.

FILE UPDATE [11/25/08] – CDATA tags now work properly within the body copy for the news items.

FILE UPDATE [10/02/08] – The file is updated with a minor revision to the code.

Scalable, Customizable, Dynamic News Reader with word-wrapping

Functionality

  • Add as many news items as you like
  • Add links to your news articles (As many as you want!)
  • Set the News Reader to resize with your browser
  • Or, set it to stay at a static size
  • The body copy of the news article wrap around the image
  • Smooth scrolling effect
  • Completely editable through 1 .xml file

What you can edit through XML

  • Height & WIdth of the News Reader
  • The padding around the News Reader
  • Turn scaling on/off
  • The News Reader main title
  • The color & opacity of the News Reader background
  • The color of the scrollbar background
  • The color of the scrollbar dragger
  • The color & text of the news item date fields
  • The color & text of the news item Headings
  • The color & text of the news item body copy
  • The image for each news item
  • The color of the border around the images
  • The color & opacity of the news item background (up state)
  • The color & opacity of the news item background (over state)
  • The wording for each link
  • The color for your links (up state)
  • The color for your links (over state)

This file used Caurina Tweener, as noted in the help file & the ActionScript

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