Re: [NTO] Browser Behavior on Mac Computer
- On 11/4/07, Ray Shapp <ras45@...> wrote:
>You save it as .htm, he's saved it as .html, try asking him to save it
> friend is certain that the code is stored in a file called "test.html". He
> When I store the same text into a file called "test.htm" on my computer
as .htm instead and see if that works. Mac is Unix/Linux based and
it's possible that the setting to recognize .html as a webpage is
somehow missing (this kind of thing can also happen on Linux
webservers, they have to be told to process .html files the same as
Other than that, I'm not sure. You could try taking out the doctype.
And - you're sending him this file to save locally? If you put it on
a website, can he see it properly using the url to the website?
I'm on a Macbook and have no problem displaying locally-saved files
with either .htm or .html in Firefox v18.104.22.168 (don't have IE on here
so I can't test that).
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- Hi fw and alice,
<<Mac has the file properties set as open with TextEdit>>
Thanks for the help. I haven't heard back from my friend, but your suggestions
look very promising. I also asked him to create several separate htm documents
to see whether this fix is global. I.e., that it needs to be made only once
for universal application to all files that have the ".htm" extension.
<< If you put it on a website, can he see it properly using the url to the
Yes, his browsers work normally for pages already on the web.
<<You save it as .htm, he's saved it as .html,>>
Yes, I have already mentioned that some web software expects to deal with
three-character extensions only. I have also warned him about the
case-sensitivity of Unix-based servers.
Your help is much appreciated!