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A easy Scroll with 1 line of code

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Submitted on: 1/5/2015 8:47:00 AM
By: Steve Williams (from psc cd)  
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 3 Users
Compatibility: VB 5.0, VB 6.0
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     Scroll a label with just one line of code...great for showing credits!!!!
 
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'**************************************
' Name: A easy Scroll with 1 line of code
' Description:Scroll a label with just one line of code...great for showing credits!!!!
' By: Steve Williams (from psc cd)
'
' Inputs:You will need a timer and set the interval to 1
and of course a label with whatever you want to say. In this example position the label toward the bottom of the form
'
' Assumes:Put this in your timer event
Bottom to Top Scroll
1) Use the move method; label1.Move
2) Keep the labels Left property the same;
label1.move label1.left 
3) Move it by subtracting from the top
 label1.Move label1.Left, label1.Top - 10
Thats it...It don't get any easier than this!
For a faster scroll just subtract more from the top;
ie: label1.Move label1.Left, label1.Top - 50
Side Scroll "Marquee"
label1.Move label1.Left - 10
The Top is optional as well as the Width and Height
'
' Side Effects:It will give the same amount of flicker as the others do but why write all that code to do the same purpose?
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Private Sub Timer1_Timer()
Label1.Move Label1.Left, Label1.Top - 10
End Sub


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