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5702Re: [NH] Bad Rendering MSIE vs FF

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  • dave
    Dec 15, 2006
      Works fine in IE7 as far as I can tell ,you just get a list of books.

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Ray Shapp" <ras45@...>
      To: <ntb-html@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, December 15, 2006 11:44 PM
      Subject: [NH] Bad Rendering MSIE vs FF

      > Hello All,
      > I use a form to invoke a CGI script for searching our club's collection of
      > library books. When I search by Author, Title, Publisher, or Year the
      > results
      > render properly in both MSIE v6 and Firefox v1.5.0.8. When I browse by
      > Subject, MSIE renders the output fine, but Firefox shows the raw HTML --
      > not
      > as a web page. I have copied the output to a separate text file, and saved
      > it
      > as "browse.htm". then that file renders properly in both browsers. I have
      > run
      > browse.htm through the CSE HTML Validator, and the only complaint is that
      > some
      > books contain an unescaped ampersand in the title. I doubt that's causing
      > the
      > problem because when I create a test file, containing unescaped
      > ampersands,
      > Firefox renders it as a web page with no problem.
      > To see an example, please visit www.asterism.org Then click Club
      > Activities >
      > Library Book Search. If you use the Find form for Author, Title, Publisher
      > or
      > Year, both browsers render OK. If you use the Browse form for any subject,
      > only Firefox will fail.
      > Thanks for the help.
      > Ray Shapp
      > CSE HTML Validator Lite - it's free:
      > http://home.earthlink.net/~5wink/dl/cselite652.exe
      > Fookes Software Home: http://www.fookes.us/redir
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