On Dec 7, 4:32 pm, Ronx wrote:
> It happens that NOTTNICK formulated :
> > My index page has suddenly stopped showing some
> > of the pictures in Firefox & Chrome.
> > Interestingly when I looked at the source on
> > the web pages it had changed their location to
> > index_files and renamed them. In page view
> > (HTML) on front page - it hadn't. The
> > index_files folder doesn't show up in the Front
> > Page directory. However I can find it in
> > explorer.
> > I have temporarily gt round the problem by
> > manually FTPing the index_files folder to the
> > server. I now get low res images appearing in
> > Chrome & Firefox.
> > Does anyone know what on earth is happening?
> > It's only a few images that are affected. (the
> > top cluster around the school building).
> > Page url
> > willowfarm.notts.sch.uk
> > Thanks
> > Nick
> The images are in VML text-boxes, and VML does
> not render in FireFox. Lucky FireFox users will
> see instead a low quality .gif image of the
> text-box and its content, unlucky users will see
> As you have found, the downlevel .gif images are
> stored in the pagename_files folder, which will
> rarely be seen in FrontPage, and is sometimes
> hidden in other FTP clients as well, making them
> difficult to upload unless you Publish the entire
> Text boxes, like all VML graphics, should be
> avoided on websites. Seehttp://www.rxs-enterprises.org/fp/articles/2007/10/02/01/VML-graphics...
> for other examples of why VML should not be used.
> Your images could more easily be placed in a
> simple table, than in text boxes.
> Ron Symonds - Microsoft MVP (Expression Web)http://www.rxs-enterprises.org/fp/wf-menu.aspx
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I redid the images a week or so ago and must have used text boxes
where I had not used them before.
I'll fix it now