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Re: blink
From Inachu at Help Desk on 14 July '99
replying to Re: blink posted by Ian

There is another way to do it but it takes some small effort.
Takes about 30 minutes for a first time users to make blinking text.

Download Gif animator

go into windows paint and create your sign then make second page
a solid color then add these two BMP picture files to
gif animator then save it and walla! you got a blinking text
which is really a blinking gif image!



>Oh, God, no! Please don't allow your client to use blinking text. It is undoubtedly THE most annoying feature on any Web page--distracting and hard to read.
>I read recently that mosr Net surfers use slow modems, and many of them don't even view graphics. Up until recently I was one of these people, and it was the worst thing to wait five minutes for a page to load, only to be greeted with blinking text. Using Javascript to get that effect would irritate slow modem users even more.
>I think you'd be doing your client a favor by telling him that the blink command doesn't work for all browsers.

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