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Thread: I can't enter text in Family Woodworking using either Windows XP or Windows Vista

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    I can't enter text in Family Woodworking using either Windows XP or Windows Vista

    With either of these two operating syatems, when I try to respond to a post or to start a new thread, the area into which one is supposed to key text flashes white very briefly then turns tan and the cursor will not go there. This has been the situation for at least a week.

    An example screen shot is attached.

    I have done all the "normal" things one does when something wired like this happens such as clearing the history log, rebooting the compter ...

    This doesn't happen with Windows 7 and that is how I am able to submit this bug. But, my main computer has Windows Vista on it and I don't want to change it. So, unless this is fixed, you won't be hearing from me very much on Family Woodworking.


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    Last edited by Frank Pellow; 12-12-2011 at 01:28 PM.
    Cheers, Frank

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    frank try the other stylechoices and see if that fixes it.. woody dial up or the blue ot he other one with large type for example
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    Which Browser are you using Frank? I've got an XP machine I can do a little testing on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by larry merlau View Post
    frank try the other stylechoices and see if that fixes it.. woody dial up or the blue ot he other one with large type for example
    I tried all the other style choices and they had the same problem.
    Cheers, Frank

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brent Dowell View Post
    Which Browser are you using Frank? I've got an XP machine I can do a little testing on.
    I'm using Internet Explorer on all three machines (the two with older versions of Windows and the one with Windows 7). As far as I know, they are all using the lastest version of Internet Explorer.
    Cheers, Frank

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    I have XP and using firefox without any problems
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    Frank, I can confirm that I see an issue with XP and Explorer 7.

    I'm going to guess you have the latest version of Explorer running on your Windows 7 machine.

    A short term workaround would be to use another browser such as Firefox or Chrome, or to upgrade your explorer version on your other machines.

    Thanks for bringing this to our attention,

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    brent this sounds like bruce shiverdecker's problem as well its still giving him fits, sent a letter to darren on this he has been working with bruce on it.
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    I had the same problem with my Dad's computer using XP pro. So I just waited until I got home.
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    I wonder if it is your carrier? not a guru on this type of thing but I am using XP Pro right now with no issues Computers can't live with them can't live with out them

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