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Truly Understanding ViewState

I was having some troubles with large ViewStates, so I found this article. It does an excellent job of explaining the inner workings of ViewState, and some of the common ways to misuse it. http://weblogs.asp.net/infinitiesloop/archive/2006/08/03/Truly-Understanding-Viewstate.aspx – Zachary

IE6 Float Bug

Lots of people like CSS and it certainly has it’s place. But when the most popular browser has a bug that prevents a simple div element from displaying properly we all get frustrated. All I wanted to do was have a box “float” to the right side of the page. It works great in IE7 and Firefox. […]

Force SSL ON or OFF Function

When working on a site that may have some pages in SSL (the check out pages) and most pages not I use a function to switch between SSL and Non SSL pages. First, I set the non secure and SSL URL’s in the config file under appSettings:     <add key=”SSLURL” value=”https://www.mydomain.com”/>    <add key=”NonSSLURL” value=”http://www.mydomain.com”/> Next, in […]

Ways to Still Use IE6

Some users of IE7 have difficulty logging in to various portal websites with IE7. Here are a couple of options to continue to use IE6. 1. Here is a link that installs an IE6 emulator. It functions for exactly one session and then reverts to IE7. http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=70356 It was found it on nVidia’a partner website. They […]

IE7 Tabbed Browsing

Another comment about IE7 – I use SHIFT when clicking a hyper link to open a new window a lot. At times I get up to 20 open windows. To open a new TABBED window I now hold down the CTRL key when clicking a hyper link. The CTRL-TAB keys work like ALT-TAB to cycle through […]

FTP Not supported in IE7

I’ve been using IE7 for a couple of days now. I just ran into a feature I used in IE6 that isn’t in IE7. In IE6 I’ve created hyperlinks that will open up an FTP site and automatically log me in. The current version of IE7 does not support FTP. That’s one way to be […]