Hi Bob,

With the way you're doing this, it is possible for the two effects to
be running concurrently.

If you mouse-out before the appear has completed, the fade will start
running. If you mouse back in while the fade it still running, the
appear will run. This can really mess things up.

Depending on what you're trying to accomplish, you can try preventing
the effect from being triggered until the previous one has completed.

Here's an example how:

<div style='height:100px;width:100px;border:1px solid #202020'
id="goLeft"
onmouseover="if(!Element.visible('leftArr')){new
Effect.Appear('leftArr')}"
onmouseout="if(Element.visible('leftArr')) {new
Effect.Fade('leftArr')}"
onclick="goLast();">
<div id="leftArr" style="display:none; float:left; margin: 180px 0;">
<img src="images/armchair.jpg" /></div>
</div>

You may also want to read up of Effect Queues:

http://github.com/madrobby/scriptaculous/wikis/effect-queues



On Sep 8, 1:03 pm, el_bob <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> <div id="goLeft" onmouseover="$('leftArr').appear();" onmouseout="$
> ('leftArr').fade();" onclick="goLast();">
> <div id="leftArr" style="display:none; float:left; margin: 180px 0;">
> <img src="assets/images/FP_images/arrowleft.gif" />
> </div>
> </div>
>
> i tried it like this, i tried it just using the id="leftArr" on the
> image itself, but regardless of how i code it, i keep running into the
> same issue -
>
> when i am moused over the div (it's about 400x400, and the image is
> about 60x60), everything works fine.
>
> if i'm moused over the image itself, it gets to the end of the appear
> and then flickers on and off, repeatedly, seemingly without end.
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