script.aculo.us - Fade Effect


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Description

It makes an element fade away and takes it out of the document flow at the end of the effect by setting the CSS display property to none. Opposite of Effect.Appear.

Syntax

You can use one of the following two forms to use this effect −

new Effect.Fade('id_of_element', [options]);

OR

new Effect.Fade(element, [options]);

Effect-Specific Parameters

This effect does not have any other parameter except the common parameters.

Example

<html>
   <head>
      <title>script.aculo.us examples</title>
		
      <script type="text/javascript" src="/javascript/prototype.js"></script>
      <script type="text/javascript" src="/javascript/scriptaculous.js?load=effects" ></script>
		
      <script type="text/javascript">
		
         function FadeEffect(element){
            new Effect.Fade(element, { duration:1});
         }
			
         function ShowEffect(element){
            new Effect.Appear(element, {duration:1, from:1.0, to:1.0});
         }
      </script>
		
   </head>
   <body>
	
      <div onclick="FadeEffect('hideshow')">
         Click me to fade out the image
      </div>
      <br />
		
      <div onclick="ShowEffect('hideshow')">
         Click me to display the image once again
      </div>
      <br />
		
      <div id="hideshow">
         <img src="/images/scriptaculous.gif" alt="script.aculo.us" />
      </div>
		
   </body>
</html>

This will produce following result −


scriptaculous_effects.htm