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Note  For a description and a complete list of UI Objects, see UI Objects.

Shows a generic text just like the text object, but with a scrolling effect.


  • id: the object's ID, used by UISets. Required
  • position: the object's position. Use the pixels or rows and columns coordinates format
  • size: the text box's width and height
  • direction: the scrolling direction:
    • left: from right to left
    • right: from left to right
    • up: scrolls up
    • down: scrolls down
  • speed: scroll speed; minimum speed is 1; larger numbers increase the speed
  • text: the text. Can contain HTML tags
  • css: optional, and defines the CSS style


(marquee[!<id>] <pos>; <width>; <height>; <direction>; <speed>; <text>; <css>)


(marquee!mymarquee r1c1; 200; 50; right; 1; scrolling text; color:blue)

UI Attributes

Common attributes

Name Value Description
pos x<x>y<y> Position specified as x/y coordinates. E.g. x-5y10
visible true Default. Show the object
false Hide the object
blink true | slow Blink the object at a slow speed
fast Blink the object at a fast speed
false Stop the blinking
opacity 0.0 ... 1.0 Object opacity from 0 (not visible) to 1 (fully visible)
rotation 0 ... 360 Object rotation in degrees. Images are rotated around the center point, all other objects are rotated around the top left corner

Marquee attributes

Name Value Description
width number Text box's width in pixels
height number Text box's height in pixels
paused true Scrolling paused
false Default: scrolling
text string Set the text