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Submitted on: 1/7/2015 4:44:00 PM
By: Alan Bond (from psc cd)  
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 2 Users
Compatibility: HTML, VbScript (browser/client side)
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     This small VBscript (HTA) app is sort of like a screen saver you can tweak and play with. It's an old idea dating way back to the C64 era, sprites moving around in sine wave. I first made this with GIFs,then eventually DIVs with a wingding character in it. This lets me colour each sprite and set the size with style.FontSize (which is too slow to do in the mainloop unfortunately), but now I don't need graphics so it's standalone. Some of the text boxes use EVAL() which adds even more scope, but at the price of a big CPU hit. It runs OK on my dinosaur PC though (Pentium 3 450MHz) Save it as HTA and run it (or HTML,it isn't bothered) (This is a repost because I uploaded it to VB by mistake) Have fun! Alan.

 
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