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Problems posting replies with IE7

E Eto Sep 29, 2006 04:05 PM

Since I've upgraded to IE7, I've noticed that anytime I want to reply in the middle of a thread, only the top half of the reply box shows and the "add reply" button is buried under the post below it. I can't seem to get to the reply button scrolling or refreshing.

  1. Vexorg Oct 16, 2006 03:36 AM

    I have noticed the same (this happens on RC1 as well as beta 3 builds.) IE6 doesn't seem to have the problem.

    1. Robert Lauriston Oct 20, 2006 12:48 AM

      IE7 is still in beta. You should report problems to Microsoft.

      Or just switch to Firefox.

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      1. re: Robert Lauriston
        meatme Oct 20, 2006 02:29 AM

        "IE7 is still in beta."

        That was misinformation as of yesterday. If a problem replying using the browser that holds an 85% market share continues, the ever-competent CHOWstaff will need to deal with it.

        1. re: meatme
          Robert Lauriston Oct 20, 2006 04:48 PM

          They shipped after I wrote that post. The original poster should install the release version and see if that fixes the problem.

          1. re: Robert Lauriston
            E Eto Oct 20, 2006 08:09 PM

            I just reinstalled IE7 from the Microsoft site and it's still having the same issues. I usually switch to Firefox if I need to post. That's been my solution.

            1. re: Robert Lauriston
              meatme Oct 21, 2006 05:54 AM

              "They shipped after I wrote that post."

              Almost, but not quite. It was made available the evening of October 18. See: http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,127...

              "I just reinstalled IE7 from the Microsoft site and it's still having the same issues."

              I do hope there aren't any serious problems. I'm about to take the plunge myself. Will report back...

              Supposedly there's a one-click backout to IE 6, at least for the release (non-beta) version.

              1. re: meatme
                Robert Lauriston Oct 22, 2006 02:51 AM

                Before posting I looked at the IE7 home page to see if it was out of beta, and it was still RC1.

                By my standards it's really still in beta, Microsoft products aren't really GA-quality until SP2 at the earliest.

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          torontoeh Oct 22, 2006 04:32 AM

          For mid-page replies, firefox isnt working for me either.

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          1. re: torontoeh
            meatme Oct 24, 2006 01:20 AM

            Is that also really still in beta?

            1. re: meatme
              Robert Lauriston Oct 24, 2006 08:22 PM

              Firefox 2 is in beta, currently on Release Candidate 3 so should be close to shipping.

              Current non-beta release is 1.5.

          2. chowser Oct 24, 2006 01:25 AM

            Try using the "tab" to get to the "post my reply". I write the post, hit "tab", "enter" and then go back and edit since I can't see most of what I've written. Roundabout but it works.

            1. E Eto Nov 13, 2006 05:34 PM

              The problem seems to be fixed now. I can't tell if CH made some changes to the software, or if it's a result of updating windows/explorer. Either way, thanks.

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