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Problem with refresh

aroodt I use the eBookStarter templates, and the top banner frame has a refresh meta tag to cause a new banner to load every 20 seconds.

When the page refreshes, I get a message box with an error that Internet Explorer cannot open the Internet Site File in my temp directory on my local drive.

I am using 4.22, Win2000 and IE5

Does anyone have any idea how to fix this.

Posted on: 9:02 pm on September 26, 2002
aroodt I have done a bit more investigating into this problem. The name of the file that gets refreshed is topbar.htm.

I see that when the ebook runs, all files are copied to the temp directory, but are prefixed with _enc_.

I suspect that when the page is refreshed, it is looking for topbar.htm, but this has been saved in temp as _enc_topbar.htm.

Any ideas?

Posted on: 9:21 pm on September 26, 2002
EBookCompiler Are you sure that the meta refresh code + link is right, and you are following the EBookStarter instructions, as nobody else (and there are lot of people using EBookStarter + Activ E-Book) has reported this before.

In 4.22 try setting HTML Protection = Low Security in Advanced Security, see if that makes a difference?

Posted on: 12:59 am on September 27, 2002
aroodt Setting the HTML protection to low security did solve the problem.

I saved a screen shot of the error at the following location.http://www.ebookzone.co.za/error.jpg

It would be a bonus if it could work in high security mode as my source html is now exposed, but the average user probably will never figure out where to find it.

Posted on: 7:54 pm on September 27, 2002
EBookCompiler I don't know if this would work, but it might

Try making the page for the metarefresh'd frame with a name NOT ending in .htm or .html

Set High Security

And change the meta-refresh link to point to the new page

Posted on: 12:58 am on September 28, 2002

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