[sword-devel] swordweb javascript

DM Smith dmsmith555 at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 10 05:56:17 MST 2005

I don't have time to look at it right now, but IE needs to have a 
DOCTYPE on the html page to move it from "compatibility mode" into 
"standards mode".
When this is done, it is a lot closer to the w3c box model.
Try it and let me know if this helps.

Troy A. Griffitts wrote:

> Hey guys.  We've added a new feature to SWORDWeb.  It allows 
> javascript popups of word definitions when viewing a text which 
> supports such (like KJV, WHNU, NASB, etc.)  It should work in parallel 
> windows too.
> There is a new option on the preferences page to turn javascript 
> features on and off.
> Here are some problems with which we could use your help:
> It takes much longer to load a page with this data on now, because we 
> prefetch all the lexicon info for the page.  It would be nice to delay 
> these lookups until needed, if anyone knows how.
> Joachim pointed out that google seems to do this at:
> http://www.google.com/webhp?complete=1&hl=en
> Also,
> Safari looks good
> Firefox looks good
> IE sucks
> Any ideas why IE doesn't display the text correctly and other browsers 
> do? (not just "because it sucks")
> Thanks for your feedback and help.  We hope to take SWORDWeb to the 
> next level!
>     -Troy.
> http://crosswire.org/study/passagestudy.jsp
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