Re: Odd Behavior in Moz

by David Jones <dvjones(at)>

 Date:  Thu, 24 Feb 2005 14:41:03 -1000
 To:  "HTML Writer's Guild Techniques" <hwg-techniques(at)>
 References:  osborne
  todo: View Thread, Original
Works here in FireFox 1.0. May just be your old Mozilla, you might 
update it.

Triche Osborne Web Sites wrote:
> I'm using an older build of Moz (1.3), and while I was helping someone 
> rework a slideshow script, I noticed something very odd. During testing 
> I had an alert on the last line of the script to help trap errors. (It 
> fires after you click.) The script worked just fine, and the JavaScript 
> console shows no errors.
>    When I removed the alert, however,  Mozilla began changing the images 
> only intermittently. IE6 works fine either way, as it should.
> Here are the pages in question:
> (with alert)
> (without)
>    Is this just my older version of Mozilla, or do those of you with 
> newer versions experience the same problem? And if so, does anyone know 
> *why* it does this and how to get around it?


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