Scrolling message on the status bar using Javascript

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If you are looking for a simple java script to show a scrolling message on the status bar then you can use this script.

<!-- TWO STEPS TO INSTALL WRITE AND SLIDE:

1. Paste the coding into the HEAD of your HTML document
2. Copy the onLoad event handler into the BODY tag -->

<!-- STEP ONE: Copy this code into the HEAD of your 
HTML document -->

<HEAD>

<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript">

<!-- Begin
var Message="Yet another simple scroll!";
var place=1;
function scrollIn() {
window.status=Message.substring(0, place);
if (place >= Message.length) {
place=1;
window.setTimeout("scrollOut()",300); 
} else {
place++;
window.setTimeout("scrollIn()",50); 

}
function scrollOut() {
window.status=Message.substring(place, Message.length);
if (place >= Message.length) {
place=1;
window.setTimeout("scrollIn()", 100);
} else {
place++;
window.setTimeout("scrollOut()", 50);
}
}
// End -->
</SCRIPT>

<!-- STEP TWO: Add this onLoad event handler 
into the BODY tag -->

<BODY onLoad="scrollIn()">

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