Can't edit msg with Netscape

David A. Bayly
Tue, 7 Aug 2001 18:11:29 +0100

This is almost certainly a table error and most likely in your template.

Suggestion, if you have access to a Macintosh, then try the iCab 
browser[1] and use its superior error detection and reporting 
abilities to debug the template html.

[1] <>
>A contributing editor who uses Netscape alerted me to a new problem. 
>The following problem appears only when editing with the Netscape 
>browser. (Internet Explorer is fine.)
>The "Post Changes" button overlays the text box, as do ALL the 
>metadata fields. And even if I could see through the button to edit, 
>it is inactive.
>I reproduced this problem from my machine - Windows 98, 800x600 
>resolution, Netscape Communicator 4.61.
>This problem has appeared since we started using metadata now on our 
>staff site. (Metadata works fine, btw.) Our short term solution to 
>the Netscape problem is to use IE instead. But with browser-based 
>editing, it's best if folks can use either Netscape or IE. Also, 
>this makes me wary about using metadata on other manila sites I 
>Hope you have a lead on this.


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