The applet at the top of this page is a variation of the fire. class applet created by fabio ciucci. It can be found by following the link below titled 'anfyjava.com'. If you download the applet, bookmark this page and come back and click your browser 'view' button, then click 'source' or 'page source' or 'document source' and view the simple changes I have made between the <applet code> - </applet> tags to make it appear as it does! No code or documentation was altered. Only the parameters were changed, creating a totally different effect!
As with other scrolling applets, the text that you want to have scrolling across the screen is found in a separate file, in this case a file named 'firescr.txt' as can be seen in the <param name=textscroll value="firescr.txt"> above. This file is downloaded in the 'zip' file and should be found as a text (txt ) file named 'firescr.' Simply find and open this file and replace the text with what you prefer to have scrolling! Besides the .txt file, these three (3) class files are needed to run this applet. *anfy.class*, *Lware.class*, and *fire.class*.
The width and height of this applet can be sized to suit your needs, you can change the width and height of the fire, the color of the fire by changing the 'palette values', the color of the text by changing the TextColR-G-B values, as an example you can make the text red by setting TextColR to 255, TextColG to 0, and TextColB to 0. Yellow would be 255, 255, 0. Black would be 0,0,0. White would be 255,255,255. and so on! You can give your text a shadow ( in the example above the shadow is white ) This is done by setting the <param name=textshadow value=""> to 'yes' and then setting the TextSColR-G-B values to 255, 255, 255. This provides a white shadow effect but any color shadow can be produced by changing these values, or simply leave the textshadow to 'no' for no shadowing!
The position of your text on the applet can be altered by changing the <param name=textoffset value="">. A higher number will result in the text being lower from the top of the applet ( the example above is set for 70 ). You can make your text 'jump' by setting the <param name=TextJumpAmp value=""> to a higher number ( the example above is set at 25 ) and setting the speed it jumps at by changing the value in <param name=TextJumpSpd value=""> to a higher number ( the example above is also set at 25 ). There are several other changes that can be made so be sure to read the documentation that comes in the 'zip' file! It should be found in the 'text' ( txt ) file named 'fire.'
Make sure that 'all' files relating to the applet are in the same 'directory' on your server, or in the same 'folder' on your computer as your 'html page'! This is the most common mistake made! If this cannot be done for some reason, see the documentation provided with the applet for the use of the 'codebase' tag.