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I have a page at http://tropotravel.com/migration.  I have some folks reporting to me that the page is not loading.  I can not recreate the problem on my computer at home or at work.  I can't figure out why it might be hanging.  I wouldn't worry if one or two people complained, but I've had five complaints in 24 hours.  Can someone help??
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by:nzjonboy
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the link above doesn't work becuase of the "." at the end, but when I sorted that I didn't get any problems loading. I even went to http://tropotravel.com and went through the link from there. did you ask the people who complained what kind of browser they were using?

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by:jomrchant
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Yeah, that "." was just a bonehead mistake.  I've resent messages to the last two people that complained asking about browsers/versions.  I know one of the people was using Netscape 4+ on a Mac.  
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by:jomrchant
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Yeah, that "." was just a bonehead mistake.  I've resent messages to the last two people that complained asking about browsers/versions.  I know one of the people was using Netscape 4+ on a Mac.  
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by:jomrchant
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Yeah, that "." was just a bonehead mistake.  I've resent messages to the last two people that complained asking about browsers/versions.  I know one of the people was using Netscape 4+ on a Mac.  
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DreamMaster earned 100 total points
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First of all you could really simplify your code a lot...I noticed it was not made by hand, but using the Hotdog editor....I'll strip unneeded code and put the result here....and in the mean time check for any obvious mistakes....

Mac browsers are a lot more sensitive.

Here is the changed code...you started a table in the middle of another table...and NEVER closed it again...NS for the Mac or PC are both very sensitive.....

See if this code works for you:

<HTML>
<HEAD>
<TITLE> Migration 2001 </TITLE>
<STYLE>
<!--
A{text-decoration:none}
BODY, TD { font-family:"Arial", "Helvetica", "Sans Serif"; font-size: 14px; }

-->
</STYLE>
</HEAD>
<BODY BGCOLOR="#FFFFFF" TEXT="#000000" LINK="#0000FF" ALINK="#00BFFF" VLINK="#0000FF">

<DIV ALIGN="CENTER">
<P>&nbsp;</P>
Migration 2002 is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, July 27, 2002.  Mark your calendars now!

<TABLE WIDTH="595" BORDER="0" ALIGN="Center" CELLPADDING="0" CELLSPACING="0">
  <TR>
   <TD COLSPAN="3"><IMG SRC="graphics/spacer.gif" WIDTH="1" HEIGHT="1" BORDER="0" VSPACE="10"></TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
   <TD ROWSPAN="8" ALIGN="CENTER"><A HREF="graphics/migration_2001.jpg"><IMG SRC="graphics/migration_2001_small.jpg" WIDTH="474" HEIGHT="493" BORDER="0" ALT="Migration 2001"></A></TD>
   <TD ROWSPAN="8" ALIGN="CENTER"><IMG SRC="graphics/spacer.gif" WIDTH="1" HEIGHT="1" BORDER="0" HSPACE="10"></TD>
   <TD ALIGN="CENTER"><I>As promised... Migration&nbsp;2001&nbsp;photos courtesy of:</I></TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
   <TD ALIGN="CENTER"><A HREF="http://www.photoaccess.com/share/guest.jsp?ID=A2870E1220C&cb=PA">Mike McLain</TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
   <TD ALIGN="CENTER"><A HREF="http://www.photoaccess.com/share/guest.jsp?ID=A6D2682227E&cb=PA">Julie duChene</TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
   <TD ALIGN="CENTER"><A HREF="http://community.webshots.com/album/18373423gYGUHQfzya">Steve Devereux</A></TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
   <TD ALIGN="CENTER"><A HREF="http://community.webshots.com/album/18375172QmbQZjbRWr">Steve Devereux 2</A></TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
   <TD ALIGN="CENTER"><A HREF="http://www.photoaccess.com/share/guest.jsp?ID=AE7FD5222B6&cb=PA">Pam Lamont</A></TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
   <TD ALIGN="CENTER"><BR><BR>If you have any photos you'd like to share, email <A HREF="mailto:stevekennedy@bigfoot.com">Steve</A> for instructions.</TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
   <TD ALIGN="CENTER">&nbsp;</TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
   <TD COLSPAN="3" ALIGN="CENTER"><!-- DreamMaster add-in: This part I don't understand...you use a font face for a comment??? //--><FONT FACE="Comic Sans MS,Arial,Helvetica,Sans Serif" SIZE="6" COLOR="BLUE"><!--No Passport Required--></FONT></TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
   <TD COLSPAN="3"><IMG SRC="graphics/spacer.gif" WIDTH="1" HEIGHT="1" BORDER="0" VSPACE="10"></TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
   <TD COLSPAN="2" ALIGN="CENTER"><A HREF="http://www.livebaitcantina.com"><IMG SRC="graphics/live_bait_sm.gif" WIDTH="228" HEIGHT="134" BORDER="0" ALT="Live Bait Cantina"></A></TD>
   <TD ALIGN="CENTER"><IMG SRC="graphics/date.gif" WIDTH="120" HEIGHT="120" BORDER="0"></TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
   <TD COLSPAN="3" ALIGN="CENTER"><IMG SRC="graphics/spacer.gif" WIDTH="1" HEIGHT="1" BORDER="0" VSPACE="10"></TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
   <TD COLSPAN="3" ALIGN="CENTER"><IMG SRC="graphics/spacer.gif" WIDTH="1" HEIGHT="1" BORDER="0" VSPACE="10"></TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
   <TD ALIGN="CENTER"><FONT SIZE="2"><!--Problems with this site?<BR>Email <A HREF="mailto:treetopflyer@bigfoot.com">TreeTopFlyers</A><BR><BR><A HREF="mailto:treetopflyer@bigfoot.com?subject=From the Migration 2001 page">--><!--<IMG SRC="graphics/treetopb2.gif" WIDTH="400" HEIGHT="40" BORDER="0"ALT="Design by Tree Top Flyers"></A><BR>--><FONT SIZE="1">Site design &amp; maintenance by<BR><A HREF="mailto:treetopflyer@bigfoot.com">TreeTopFlyers</A><BR>&copy; Copyright 1999-2001 Tree Top Flyers<!--This site ? Copyright 1999-2001 Tree Top Flyers--></TD>
   <TD ALIGN="CENTER" COLSPAN="2"><FONT SIZE="1"><B>Server space donated by<BR><A HREF="http://tropotravel.com">TropoTravel.com</B></A></TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
   <TD COLSPAN="3"><IMG SRC="graphics/spacer.gif" WIDTH="1" HEIGHT="1" BORDER="0" VSPACE="10"></TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
   <TD COLSPAN="3">
    <CENTER>
     <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0">
      <tr>
       <td align="center">
       <!-- I'm sure this is where you end up wrong!! So I will close the tables...See if that helps anything... //-->
       </td>
      </tr>
     </table>
    </center>
    <!-- End of changes //-->
   </TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
   <TD COLSPAN="3"><IMG SRC="graphics/spacer.gif" WIDTH="1" HEIGHT="1" BORDER="0" VSPACE="10"></TD>
  </TR>
  <TR>
   <TD ALIGN="CENTER" COLSPAN="3">
    <!-- Bravenet.com Counters -->
    <SCRIPT type="text/javascript" language="JavaScript">
     sw="none";sd="none";ref=""+escape(document.referrer);
    </SCRIPT>
    <SCRIPT type="text/javascript" language="JavaScript1.2">
     sw=screen.width;nav=navigator.appName;
     sc=(nav!="Netscape")?screen.colorDepth:screen.pixelDepth;
    </SCRIPT>
    <SCRIPT type="text/javascript" language="JavaScript">
     function doit(str) {document.writeln(str);}
     qs="&sw="+sw+"&sc="+sc+"&ref="+ref;
     url='http://counter5.bravenet.com/index.php?';
     url += 'id=290289&usernum=362752291&cpv=1';
     curl='http://counter5.bravenet.com/counter.php?id=290289&usernum=362752291';
     doit('<A href="'+url+'" target="_top"><IMG border="0" src="'+curl+'&'+qs+'"></A>')
    </SCRIPT>
    <NOSCRIPT>
     <A href="http://counter5.bravenet.com/index.php?id=290289&usernum=362752291&cpv=1" target="_top"><IMG SRC="http://counter5.bravenet.com/counter.php?id=290289&usernum=362752291" alt="Bravenet.com" border="0"></A>
    </NOSCRIPT>
   </TD>
  </TR>
</TABLE>
</DIV>

</BODY>
</HTML>

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You might have to play around a bit with font sizes but I would suggest you put all of the font sizes in styles and use that for displaying them the size you want...

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by:kimsi
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Your page doesn't load for me either... win98 Netscape 4.76

You have a stray "table  border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" tag right before you
pasted the Bravenet counter code.

This table tag was never closed and prevents NS from loading the page.

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kimsi > That's what I said before....look in the comments that I placed on the changed source...

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by:cbutton
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It loads fine in IE, but not Netscape. Netscape loads ok but shows nothing if a TABLE is not properly closed. I think DreamMaster got it right.
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by:jomrchant
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I looked at the code ten times and couldn't see that.  I had a complete table there before.  I changed the page and deleted some things and missed that when I deleted.

Thanks for your help!
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You're welcome jomrchant... :)

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