IE6 + META-REFRESH + IFRAME problem

IE6 + META-REFRESH + IFRAME problem

Post by Jethr » Fri, 12 Nov 2004 19:23:48



From: "Jethro" < XXXX@XXXXX.COM >
Subject: IE6 + META-REFRESH + IFRAME problem
Date: 09 November 2004 16:18

Hi there,

I have been trying to write a web-based "carousel" which continually
displays propertys from an estate agents (realtors) books. This is to run in
a large plasma screen in the shop window.

The ASP code works by using META-REFRESH to point to the next property in
the sequence. There is an embedded IFRAME which displays a picture of the
property.

The link is http://www.yqcomputer.com/

I have run the link from my office for 3 days with no problem, we have a 2Mb
ADSL pipe. Windows2K, IE6

When the client (2MB ADSL, Windows2K server, IE6) runs it, it seems to "jam"
every so often. When it does, you get a "red cross" where the picture should
be. Hitting F5 "clears" it, and off we go.

In desparation I put a Javascript timer in which should request a
"document.location.href=" after a minute (the META-REFRESH is <30s) in case
the META-REFRESH doesn't work.

The clients browser is set to "Reload page on every visit".

Anyone any suggestions as to what could be happening, and how to work around
it please

regards

J.
 
 
 

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