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Subject: Subject: Re: FLASH: relative URLS in Mac IE 4.5: bug?
From: Matthew Buchanan
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2000 01:20:12 GMT


>>> I just became aware that a relative URL in a
>>> Flash button goTo was not
>>> functioning correctly in Mac IE 4.5. I used

>> Yup, MSIE bug (at what point does a swarm of bugs
>> become deliberate sabotage?).

> Is this an intermittent bug? I've used relative paths on several sites,
> and have yet to encounter MacIE incompatibility on this issue (although I
> could still blow up IE for other reasons).

This bug occurs when the SWF file is not in the same directory as
the HTML page which calls it. Keep your SWF files in the same
dir as your HTML pages and relative URLs will work fine...

( Mac IE looks for the relative URL beginnning at the HTML, instead
of from the SWF as it should. Thus they must be in the same dir for
the URL to work. )


Matthew Buchanan http://www.webmedia.co.nz 649.377.7910


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