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iPanner Image Panning Applet
applet is an extremely simple-to-use image panner.
Other than Notice and KeyCode parameters, just give it an
and it runs... a great pro tool of course,
but also a fine choice for Java newcomers!
linkable (url and target or frame), and also has
parameters to control start direction, speed, and mouse
(everything here is included in the download) shows
used in a simple HTML table with a graphic for a
background for dress.
view the documentation for iPanner here.
Making Seamless Images
You can use
any image (compressed .jpg's work best), and it really
necessary to use a "seamless" image.
However, this is often desirable,
to give the impression of a continuous landscape.
Most of the
better graphics editors provide tools for this. PSP
users will note
"Selections | Convert to Seamless Pattern".
Other editors offer similar features.
little ingenuity with any image editor can produce the
The trick is just to have the left and right picture edges
One simple way to do this is to fade to white (or black)
at edges; another
is to make mirror images of your graphic, and combine them
end to end.
The iPanner applet is
compatible with all standard browsers
(Netscape, FireFox, Internet Explorer, etc.)