E-Graffiti Action Help

To take part your web browser must be capable of displaying frames. You must also have enabled javascript in your browser preferences.

What is the action?

To use the e-graffiti action page:
  1. The action page runs automatically when it loads, but it takes 40-60 seconds to load depending on your connection speed. The frames at the top part of the page may initially load very slowly. This is a delay to allow the browser to call all the objects on the page. But once all frames are loaded the reload speed will increase. The status of the page is displayed in the upper 'status' window.

  2. You are going to see lots of error messages saying "Not Found, the URL /________ was not found on this server". This is by design and expected. Afterall, we don't really expect to find our texts on the servers.

  3. Okay, now just sit back and relax, or open a new browser window and do anything else you need to do, BUT LEAVE THE ACTION WINDOW OPEN IN THE BACKGROUND, THE LONGER THE BETTER.

  4. SPAWN: If you are using the pages and you find that the computer is making effortless connections, and you have the system resources available in your computer to take the extra effort, then click on the 'Spawn' link. This runs another copy of the sit-in pages in another window. After clicking 'Spawn' redo steps 3 again in the new page to set the appropriate speed.

  5. Again, if at any point you start to get a lot of time-out messages, or messages saying the server is probably down, then the servers are beginning to grind to a halt! If it gets to be annoying then close down and try again later (see final step below).

  6. When you've had enough, just close the browser window that is displaying the action page. That will end your e-graffiti session.

  7. DOWNLOAD: If you've got a few minutes, you can download the action files and run them directly from your own harddrive. This will help reduce the load on our server. We promise there are no viruses attached to these files. All you need to do is uncompress the zipped archive which will give you a directory with a bunch of files in it. Open the one called index.html in your browser and you'll be on your way to a pleasant e-graffiti performance/gesture.

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