Images that fill the display are fine, but the array is pretty small and we might want to display something bigger. A scrolling display is often the way to do it. To make a scrolling display there are the `shift_into_left(stripe)` and `shift_into_right(stripe)` methods.

The `stripe` parameter is a list of colors, one per pixel, that will get shifted onto the display with the first one at the top.

The examples below show counting from 0 to 63 (i.e. 6 bits worth) and shifting each number onto the display from the left and right, respectively.

Both examples use the `numbers_to_pixels(x, color)` function that converts the number `x` to a list of color values: the `color` parameter when a pixel should be on, and `(0, 0, 0)` when it should be off. See the section on stripes for more detail.

For example, `numbers_to_pixels(5, (32, 32, 8)` would result in `((0, 0, 0), (0, 0, 0), (0, 0, 0), (32, 32, 8), (0, 0, 0), (32, 32, 8))`

```import board
import dotstar_featherwing
import time

wing = dotstar_featherwing.DotstarFeatherwing(board.D13, board.D11)

# count from 0->63, shifting the binary pattern in from the left
while True:
wing.clear()
for x in range(64):
wing.shift_into_left(wing.number_to_pixels(x, (64, 0, 0)))
wing.show()
time.sleep(0.2)```
```import board
import dotstar_featherwing
import time

wing = dotstar_featherwing.DotstarFeatherwing(board.D13, board.D11)

# count from 0->63, shifting the binary pattern in from the right
while True:
wing.clear()
for x in range(64):
wing.shift_into_right(wing.number_to_pixels(x, (64, 0, 0)))
wing.show()
time.sleep(0.2)```

This guide was first published on Dec 21, 2017. It was last updated on Dec 21, 2017.