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Asp.NET form Netscape v4.7 incompatibility

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While going through our site looking for browser differences in IE6 and NS4.7, I found a problem on our signup area that searches the users phone number for local access before sending them to signup for an account. This area of the site is done in ASP.NET. In Netscape, the page is not showing any of the text boxes or submit button. IE and Netscape v7 works fine. Following is the link to the page in question...

http://signup.netpenny.net/signup/checkphone.aspx

Looking at the source shows me normal text input boxes and such, but nothing but the basic text is showing. Any ideas?
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I can't test now, but I would hazard a guess and say that it's the XHTML style your inputs have been given - namely the closing slash. Try leaving them out and see if they show up.:
<input name="textNPA" type="text" id="textNPA" style="width:43px">
for example
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No, the problem has not been fixed.
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Many problems noted, check here
http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fsignup.netpenny.net%2Fsignup%2Fcheckphone.aspx
If this query times out, post your link here to check HTML code, CSS etc.
http://validator.w3.org/

Also you'll find additional help here on Browser Compatibility by function/call and version; and will quickly see the lack of support in ns 4.7 and backward:

http://hotwired.lycos.com/webmonkey/reference/browser_chart/


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Nothing further has been added, and participating prior Experts haven't returned to add more insights, so it's time to decide on closing this.  Once questions get this old, few new comments will be added.  Please see the link I posted above about closing questions here.  Thank you.
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