Thank you for helping out with one of the other questions I had. Now its time for the next one.
Using uShop v2, swedish version.
I am using the applet 'uShopCart_se.class' but quite frequently it is not loading properly when viewed using Netscape (v4.61 Windows version). I have not found this behavior in Internet Explorer (v5.0). This problem apply when I use the 'COUNT' function. If I move the mouse over the area where the "count" should show, the browser status line says 'applet uShopCart_se initialized' when the applet failed to load. The status line show 'applet uShopCart_se running' when it loaded correctly.
This behavior is very frequent, I'll say the applet fail rate is 80%. I think it have something to do with the size of the applet in combination with the allocated area for the applet. I have experimented with different size settings (width and height), but every time I think I have found some logic in the behavior it fails again. It might also have something to do with the fact that it is placed within a table cell. I have also tried to set the table widht parameter, but still no luck.
Below you will find excerpts from the Netscapes Java Console ('communicator/tools/Java Console') using the 'd: command' (dump applet context state to console). I have just cut/pasted the relevant lines:
When applet load OK this lines are showing:
# Active applets and applet contexts:MozillaAppletContext id=2 #frames=1 #images=0 #audioClips=0 url=http://localhost/shop/logo.html EmbeddedAppletFrame id=14908000 applet=uShopCart_se[panel0,0,0,40x20,layout=java.awt.GridBagLayout]
When applet dont load OK
# Active applets and applet contexts:MozillaAppletContext id=2 #frames=1 #images=0 #audioClips=0 url=http://localhost/shop/logo.html EmbeddedAppletFrame id=14921392 applet=uShopCart_se[panel0,0,0,40x20,hidden,layout=java.awt.GridBagLayout]
As you can see the different is that the applet is marked 'hidden' when the applet does not load OK. Its is important to point out that this random behavior occur even when the width and height have their default value (40 x 20) as in the excerpts above.
I hesitate to put the failing web page on line (I use a remote ISP) because potential loss of customers if they find that the order process not working as expected, but I can do it if you think it will help in problem solving.
I have read and tried your suggestions to others with similar or near similar experiance.
I would appreciate your comments?