Opened 13 years ago

Closed 13 years ago

Last modified 12 years ago

#860 closed defect (wontfix)

Firefox delays loading of components if Flash is not present

Reported by: rmoore Owned by: bradneuberg
Priority: high Milestone:
Component: Storage/Flash Version: 0.3
Keywords: flash firefox Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:

Description

If a user does not have the Flash plugin installed, when dojo.storage is included it blocks the loading of sub-components until a user dismisses the "you are missing plugins" box in Firefox.

I have a contentPane that has a tabContainer within it. The page will load but will not display the tabs at all. It does, however, display a message that I am missing plugins under Firefox, looking for the Flash plugin.

If I dismiss the Flash warning (click the X), the tabs then pop into view.

I'll try to create a simple example page to demonstrate, my current implementation is pretty ugly and overly-complicated.

Change History (5)

comment:1 Changed 13 years ago by dylan

Milestone: 0.5
Owner: changed from anonymous to Brad Neuberg

comment:2 Changed 13 years ago by bradneuberg

Owner: changed from Brad Neuberg to bradneuberg

comment:3 Changed 13 years ago by bradneuberg

Milestone: 0.50.4.1
Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

I do not know of a way to force Firefox to continue loading components if a plugin is needed.

If you are in the situation where you have a 'kitchen sink' build, Dojo Storage and Dojo Flash will insert into the page what they need, causing your error message. I have documented on the Dojo Storage Manual page how to turn off Dojo Storage and Dojo Flash if you don't need them. Basicly you must set the djConfig variable disableFlashStorage to true:

var djConfig = {disableFlashStorage: true;}

Documented at http://manual.dojotoolkit.org/storage.html under the heading: "I Don't Care About Dojo Storage or Dojo Flash - How Can I Turn Flash Off In My App?"

Marking as WONTFIX.

comment:4 Changed 13 years ago by bradneuberg

Component: WidgetsStorage/Flash

comment:5 Changed 12 years ago by (none)

Milestone: 0.4.1

Milestone 0.4.1 deleted

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