[LON-CAPA-users] Apples and applets
Wed, 9 Nov 2005 21:17:08 -0500
Response registered, but lets face it, Safari is default on mac and
likely to be what the majority our students use, if they use mac. Kind
of like fighting IE. I've been having good luck with jmol and safari.
On Nov 9, 2005, at 5:37 PM, Jim Maxka wrote:
> Hi Ray -- We just tested the new camino alpha and safari. It worked
> It is important as Guy said to make sure the latest java is installed.
> Camino comes with the java applet plugin.
> So, Guy -- I think camino works for both JME and Jmol. I would suggest
> using this one. --jim
> On Wed, 9 Nov 2005, Ray Batchelor wrote:
>> I tried Opera on a public computer here and JMol worked just fine.
>> Can't check out the other browsers readily because I don't have
>> access to a
>> Mac on which I have sufficient privileges to install things.
>> However I shall assume that this is all good info.
>> On Wednesday 09 November 2005 10:51, Guy Albertelli II wrote:
>>> Hi Ray,
>>>> So, do I infer from this that Jmol will not work on
>>>> Macs in
>>>> IE and Mozilla Firefox?
>>> The important point is not the browser but the version of Java that
>>> the browser uses. You need at least version 1.4 of Java for the Java
>>> Opera works great (ships with its own Java)
>>> Safari you need to be running the latest version and it will use the
>>> correct java
>>> Firefox (and likely IE) you need http://javaplugin.sourceforge.net/
>>> so that you can use a modern Java (otherwise they both
>>> default back to 1.3.1 which has no support for LiveConnect)
>> Raymond J. Batchelor, PhD
>> Department of Chemistry
>> Simon Fraser University
>> Burnaby, BC
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