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Scroll / Marquee data from DB - Sharepoint 2010

    Question

  • Hi,

    I want my recent news to be scrolling [ marqueed ] in one of my web part. How to acheive this Sharepoint 2010 ?

    I tried html marquee not working out. On top of that data to be scrolled will be from database.

    Many Thanks

     

    Vijaykishan Shyamsundar


    Vijaykishan | http://v2attechhorizon.blogspot.com
    Saturday, May 14, 2011 6:12 PM

Answers

  • You can use Business Connectivity Services if data is outside SharePoint (create external content type and a list based on it). For marquee, you can use jquery (ex. with CQWP). There are also ready made 3rd party webparts that offer ticker effect (ex. http://www.amrein.com/apps/page.asp?Q=5728)
    AK
    Edit: I just blogged about using CQWP and JQuery to create a horizontal ticker
    You add a CEWP to the page where the CQWP is located, add reference JQuery and a ticker JQuery plugin (with CSS) and the script to the CEWP source
    The plugin used is liScroll
    Note: CQWP does not support External lists.

    Sunday, May 15, 2011 6:29 AM