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Re: New Install - Getting kicked out of Admin Screen
- Subject: Re: New Install - Getting kicked out of Admin Screen
- From: Charley Tiggs <..hidden..>
- Date: Sun, 13 May 2007 12:01:32 -0400
I can verify that this is, indeed, the problem. I ran into this glitch
a year ago while working for another company. The fix we used was to
rename the button to something else, add a hidden field with the
expected name and use an onClick event to set the hidden field to it's
proper value. Bug-ugly hack but IE 6 users were then able to perform
the functions they were trying to do. Same goes for inputs of type
image as well.
Joseph R. Hunt, Jr. wrote:
A bit of googling found this:
"Discovered that IE and Firefox handle the <button> tag differently.
If you have a tag like
< button type="submit" name="b" value="abc">
Button Text< /button>
When the form is submitted, the value of the parameter "b" is "abc" in
firefox (the value attribute) while for IE, it is "Button Text" (the
I don't know enough of perl nor of LedgerSMB to verify that this is the
problem, but it sure seems to be.
P.S - it is not a problem with cookies not being enabled. I tested for
Chris Travers wrote:
Normally, if a cookie expires, you get a Session Expired message and a
request for a password.
The fact that he is getting kicked back and that this seems to be
happening to multiple IE 6 users suggests that something isnt being
sent to the web server as expected. Does IE6 handle <button> elements
I good test would be whether this fails in 1.2 in IE6 but not 1.1 an IE6.
On 5/12/07, *M Lubratt* < ..hidden..
It also sounds like a cookie expiration issue possibly. Try
removing all of your cookies and making sure the browser is
On 5/12/07, * Chris Travers* <..hidden..
Hmm.... Makes me wonder if <button> elements are broken on IE :-(
Anyone else confirm that this is the case? If so we may need
to look at some shim to fix it for these users.
On 5/12/07, *Vincent Bono* < ..hidden..
Using IE 6.0.2900
but your question made me try it in firefox which works!!!!
Thanks - odd - since I use this same IE with an sql-ledger
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