YUI Library Examples: Animation Utility: Animating Colors

Animation Utility: Animating Colors

This demonstrates how to use the YUI Animation to animate colors. Click the button to begin the demo.


Animating Colors

The YUI Animation Utility allows you to animate the colors of an HTMLElement.

For this example, we will animate the color (text) and background of a <div> element named demo.

First, a little style so that we can see the animation in action:

Create the demo element and a button to run the animation:

Now we create an instance of YAHOO.util.Anim, passing it the element we wish to animate, and the style attribute(s) to be animated:

The final step is to call the animate method on our instance to start the animation. The button will be the trigger that begins the animation sequence:

This is an example of animating multiple style attributes of an HTMLElement.

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