Opera Problems - anyone else
by "Andy Innes" <innax(at)icon.co.za>
||Thu, 28 Mar 2002 14:19:32 +0200
I am busy writing a web site with two versions of the homepage - one with an
embedded flash image in a table cell, one with a jpeg in place of the flash
file to degrade gracefully on Netscape and Opera.
My default page does a browser detect and sends msie 4 or later to the page
with flash and all others to the one without (which displays correctly in NN
4.78 and Opera
The problem here is that OPERA IDENTIFIES ITSELF AS IE5.0 BY DEFAULT!
So - the script runs on Opera - detects ie5.0 - and sends Opera to the wrong
page, Opera reads the embed tag and creates a 3-4px gap around the Flash
file, thus breaking the table.
Can anyone think of a way around this?
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