Monday, March 19, 2007

March 19, 2007

Dear Sassy: I had a patron in the computer lab experience problems when trying to reply/forward in their web mail. When she would click on "reply" a blank window would come up and then vanish. This also happened when she clicked on "forward." How do we reply/forward using the web mail in the computer lab?
~No Communications in the Lab

Dear Communications:
The computer "thinks" that the new window to reply/forward is a popup window and kills it before it has a chance to open completely. This occurrence happens when browsing the Internet as well. In order to view the "popup" window we must out think the computer. Well, really we just need to override this feature
- we must take back control! We do that by holding down the Ctrl key and then clicking on reply or forward. This will allow the window to open.

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