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Hover buttons do not appear correctly when you preview a Web page in FrontPage 2002 or FrontPage 2003

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When you click Preview to preview a page of your disk-based Microsoft FrontPage Web that contains hover buttons, hover button images may not appear on the page. Instead of the expected hover button image, an empty white box appears.

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To work around this problem, use one of the following methods.

Method 1

Preview the page in your browser:
  1. In FrontPage, open the page that contains the hover buttons.
  2. On the File menu, click Preview in Browser.
  3. Click the browser that you want to use, and then click Preview.

Method 2

Delete the Codebase attribute from the Applet tag:
  1. In FrontPage, open the page that contains the hover buttons.
  2. Click the HTML tab.
  3. Locate the following line, where x and y are the width and height of the hover button:
    <applet code="fphover.class" codebase="./" width="<I BRACKET="YES">x</I>" height="<I BRACKET="YES">y</I>">
  4. Select codebase="./", right-click it, and then click Delete.
  5. Click Preview.

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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

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More information

For more information about hover buttons, click Microsoft FrontPage Help on the Help menu, type hover buttons in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topics returned.

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Keywords: KB323236, kbpending, kbbug, kbdisplay

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Article Info
Article ID : 323236
Revision : 6
Created on : 2/1/2007
Published on : 2/1/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 354