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Re: Mathematica 8 browser plugin and Firefox 3/4

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  • Subject: [mg115751] Re: Mathematica 8 browser plugin and Firefox 3/4
  • From: Albert Retey <awnl at gmx-topmail.de>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 06:26:48 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <ih6e51$388$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hi,

> Can anyone confirm that the browser plugin which comes with
> Mathematica 8 works with either Firefox 3.6.x or 4 beta? I've only
> tried it with the latter and it seems to not work for me.
> 
> When I go to this demonstration, for example: 
> http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/IkedaDelayDifferentialEquation/ and
> click on the static image of the demo, a little popup offers to
> "download live version with active controls". Upon choosing this, I
> get the spinning wheel progress indicator and a "Loading" message,
> followed by a notebook graphic with "Loading file..." in the center
> of the browser. Nothing more happens after this point.
> 
> I don't have a 3.6 version of Firefox to try this on, but I have also
> tried it with the nightly Chrome and the behavior there is the same -
> i.e. it doesn't work. With IE 8, the demo does load as it should, but
> this doesn't tell me anything about where the fault lies (Firefox or
> Mathematica) as the interface to Mathematica in IE is not done
> through the same plugin, but rather an ActiveX control.

It seems to work for me on Windows XP with Firefox 3.6.13.

cheers,

albert


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