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Problem: HTML Viewer will not load on Windows 2000 client with Netscape 4.75

Description

On Windows 2000 with Netscape 4.75, when I try to view an ArcIMS web site designed with the HTML Viewer, the Viewer hangs.

Cause

ArcIMS 3.0 doesn't work with Netscape 4.75 on Windows 2000, because the ArcIMS browser sniffer that checks the browser and version doesn't recognize Netscape 4.75.

Solution or Workaround

Find the ArcIMSparam.js file, open it in a text editor, and make the following changes to get the viewer to work with Netscape 4.75 on Windows 2000.

Change the following lines

Code:
// setup test for Nav 4.0
var isNav4 = false;
var isNav5up = false;
var isNav = false;
var isIE = false;
if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") {
isNav =true;
if (navigator.appVersion.search("5.0") == -1)
isNav4 = true;
else isNav5up = true;
}
else
isIE = true;

to
Code:
// setup test for Nav 4.0
var isNav4 = false;
var isNav5up = false;
var isNav = false;
var isIE = false;
if (navigator.appName == "Netscape") {
isNav =true;
if (parseFloat(navigator.appVersion)<5)
isNav4 = true;
else isNav5up = true;
// Netscape 5/6 still doesn't work with vers 3.0
}
else
isIE = true;