Update on Animation Contest
Thursday July 15th, 1999
I have a brief update regarding the animation contest. First the prizes have been awarded. Thanks to mozilla.org for the generous donations, and the work of Mitchell Baker.
We are working on getting the gallery up, and hope to have a means of adding the throbbers to your own Mozilla sometime soon. We also hope to get the new animation into the nightly builds before M9.
(Updated): Also, Richard Hess of the BeZilla team has created two animation.dat files for Unix users of Communicator. Here's a screenshot of it in place in the browser. One contains a 32x32 and a 28x28 image, and the other a 32x32 and a 16x16 image. Each has been tested on Irix systems, but should work on other Unix systems as well. They can be found in this directory at Richard's website.
#8 Getting the animation.dat to work
Thursday July 15th, 1999 11:22 PM
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As someone Anon already pointed out, you can get the animation to work by adding the following line to your preferences.js
(Change the path to point to where ever your animation.dat is located.)
This works for me, at least, although for some reason Communicator erases the row from preferences.js on exit (any ideas on how to fix this behaviour?).
You can also find other ways to customize your netscape 4.5+ at <http://developer.netscape…uals/deploymt/jsprefs.htm>