Can't open Intkey datasets with Firefox
Eric.Zurcher at CSIRO.AU
Thu Aug 20 01:37:10 CEST 2009
> I can't open my IntKey files
> (http://sharkeylab.org/sharkeylab/sharkeyKeys.php) with Firefox but
> have no problem with Internet Explorer. Is there a way around this?
If I understand the problem correctly, there is any easy fix for it.
Your system manager needs to configure your web server so that the *.ink
files are served up with a Content-type (formerly known as MIME type) of
"application/x-intkey". Currently they are being served with a
Content-type of "text/plain". Firefox is behaving correctly - it should
only display the contents of any file with this Content-type, not
attempt to open it with another application. This is briefly mentioned
in section 7.2 (see point 6) of the Users Guide.
CSIRO Plant Industry
Eric.Zurcher at csiro.au
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