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Subject: Re: FLASH: relative URLS in Mac IE 4.5: bug?
From: Louise Olson
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2000 18:44:03 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 "../subdir/file.htm" to refer
>to a file in a sibling directory on the server, but IE looked for the
>entire path in the current directory and, of course, came up with a 404
>Page Not Found error.

I discovered this was the case (and the IE version was not even 4.5) ...
and revised everything so that it worked in IE only to discover that the
fix did not work in Netscape. So I put everything on the same level - and
it worked fine in both browsers ... messy, but allows relative URLs instead
of absolutes.



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