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Old 10-28-2004, 04:07 PM   #1
shaun85
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Cannot view javascript in webpages


I've tried to view several webpages now that I've had problems viewing javascript, entire menus are not visible, but I can still click on them like they are working. Do i need to install java or is there something else wrong with my system?
 
Old 10-28-2004, 04:12 PM   #2
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You may need to install java but there are very few menu systems that use pure java and you don't need a jre to use javascript. It sounds more like the person that has produced the site made mistakes when they were programing.
 
Old 10-28-2004, 04:17 PM   #3
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Its a fairly large business website so I don't think that they have any problems with their menus, at least not major ones. How would I determine if I need to install java? Here is the website if you would like to see that their menus work (not trying to advertise the site here or anything...): www.wideners.com

This is a sample of their code, maybe that will help figure out what I need to get it to work?

function clearMenus() {
var i,e;
for (i = 0; i < selected.length; i++) {
e = selected[i];
elempt = document.layers["s" + e];
if (elempt != null) {
elempt.visibility = "hide";
}
}
clearLit(-1);
selected.length = 0;
}


Thanks,
Shaun
 
Old 10-28-2004, 04:33 PM   #4
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http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=ht....wideners.com/

It's not a well-written site in the first place ;)


More specifically it will not display properly in
Netscape (and compatible) newer than version
6 - the layers object isn't supported in those
any more.



Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 10-28-2004, 05:50 PM   #5
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What browser are you using?
 
  


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