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Third-party IFrames in HTA Applications
I've posted before about setting Application = "Yes" on iframes in HTA applications, but if the iframe is rendered by a third-party component then this may not be straightforward. If the iframe runs JavaScript accessing it's parent window then somehow...
Posted 22 January 2008 01:43 PM by jonsayce | with no comments
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Drag and drop problems in HTA frames
During our recent migration to HTA we discovered a problem dragging hyperlinks within frames (either <FRAMESET> or <IFRAME>). The problem was that dragging the contents of an <A> element onto a frame caused the link to be loaded in the...
Posted 10 January 2008 10:52 PM by jonsayce | with no comments
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Why you shouldn't use window.open in HTA
Running an HTA application alongside a browser can hide (or create) some nasty bugs if you're not opening your windows correctly. An HTA application removes almost all of the useful development tools available in a browser window, so it's common for HTA...
Browsers, processes, cookies and session state
Opening the same web page in multiple browser tabs or windows can cause some serious problems if that page relies on cookies or session state. If you're lucky, the problem will be obvious to the user but it's quite possible that they'll be completely...
Converting to HTA
An HTML Application (HTA) is a special HTML page which runs with the same security privileges as a normal window executable. It's displayed using the IE rendering engine but without any of the IE GUI or security model. HTA systems are sometimes used to...