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Display alternating text

Patrick Vanhoof Mar 05, 2015

Is it in Confluence possible to display alternating text? What I would like to do is create a box on a page. In that box every e.g. 10 seconds another text is displayed.

Something like you see on many webpages, a sort of banner with e.g. 5 items, each item is displayed for a number of seconds, than the next item is displayed. An example at the top of this page

Can this be done in Confluence?

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Stephen Sifers Community Leader Mar 05, 2015


You can do this via HTML within the confluence page. Check out the following and see if that is an option:

(This will require use of the HTML macro within confluence

Patrick Vanhoof Mar 06, 2015

Can that code be embedded in a user macro?

Stephen Sifers Community Leader Mar 09, 2015

Yes, you should be able to port this into a user macro. I have other similar macros running without issue. Another option is to use a Marquee macro (Scrolling text). Here is that macro: <span><marquee behavior="scroll" direction="up" width=100% height=800 > $body </marquee></span>

Patrick Vanhoof Mar 09, 2015

Thanks, I'll try the marquee. My knowledge for how to include the javascript in a user macro is not enough I think, and the alternating text is inside the macro.

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