Sunday, August 23, 2009

How to make a scrolling wallpaper on your Desktop

Steps :

  1. Download a large and long picture. ( Try Daily Wallpaper )
  2. Save it to your Drive C: ( You may change the location as you like )
  3. Click on “Run…”
  4. Type “Notepad” and copy & paste the following codes :

<html>

<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
<title></title>
</head>

<body bgcolor="#000000" text="#ffffff" leftmargin="0" topmargin="0" scroll="no" style="overflow:hidden">
<table width="100%" height="100%" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td valign="middle">
<marquee direction="left" scrollamount="3"><img src="file:///C:/longpicture.jpg"></marquee>
</td></tr></table>
</body>

</html>

5.  Change the “C:/longpicture.jpg” to the correct location & file name. Save it to your Drive C: and in .htm format. ( e.g. C:\scrolling.htm )

6.  Go back to your Deskop and right-click to “Properties”.

7.  Go to “Desktop” tab and click on “Customize Dekstop” as per figure below :

wall01

8.  Click on the “Web” tab and click on “New”

9.  Then you should able to see another newly popup windows. Browse and select the saved .htm i.e. C:\scrolling.htm.

10. Remember to check the newly created Active Desktop as below :

wall02

11. Now your scrolling Active Desktop is Done!!!

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