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    The Eternal Optimist zimmy's Avatar
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    January 18th, 2005
    I just downloaded Firefox. When I preview a particular page on a site of mine that has an Orbitz search box with Firefox - the search box is not there.

    When I view the page with Internet Explorer (same computer - same settings), the search box is there.

    I looked at my husband's computer and his is showing the same things. With IE it is there, Firefox it is not. We both have different anit-virus protection on our computers.

    Any thoughts?


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    ABW Adviser Panel Dynamoo's Avatar
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    January 18th, 2005
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    There are many pages with IE-specific scripts that don't work in Firefox or Mozilla. Typically I've seen this with drop-down lists but also other things like Javascript navigation.

    I do use Mozilla almost all the time, but sometimes there are pesky sites that won't work.
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    Devil's Reject Electropulse's Avatar
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    January 18th, 2005
    yup, the orbitz thingy is gone in firefox but shows up in IE, all other hotel/travel javascript thingies show up as far as I know.

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    Member Speedy's Avatar
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    January 17th, 2005
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    I’ve not noticed site differences with Firefox to IE. But there is no comparison to the security of your browser. Only used IE yesterday for the first time in a couple of days and got hit with a nasty sucker which kept changing my start page. No matter what I do can’t get rid of it and I don’t even know what it’s called!

    So my problem has been solved by itself … Don’t use IE!. Wish Microsoft had an IE uninstall feature in XP.

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    January 17th, 2005
    Just re-created this issue...and am asking our tech folks to have a crack at it. There are other search boxes that seem to be working though, so I have no idea why only certain scripts are impacted!

    Did you guys figure anything out?

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    Just Lurking
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    January 18th, 2005
    I don't know if this makes a difference but FF doesn't like "\" in the URL's. This can be a real problem on a windows machine using PHP. The dirname() function is broken on windows.
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