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RE: checking for plug-ins

Hi Luke,

You are right, there is a technique for doing this in the FAQ which I had
already seen before I posted. However it is the same technique as listed in
Netscape's Java Authoring Guide, which is what I wanted to avoid.

I have played around with this a lot. I cannot find a good way yet.


At 12:39 PM 2/28/96 -0500, you wrote:
>>From: Ron Bearry <enzo@micron.net>
>>Date: Tue, 27 Feb 96 13:00 MST
>>Subject: Checking for plugins
>>I'd like to be able to check for installed plugins with JavaScript without
>>opening a second window in NetScape as the example code in the JavaScript
>>Authoring Guide suggests, and without using document.open.
>>In some cases using document.open, if the user doesn't have the plugin, then
>Ron, RTFM:) this is not in Netscape's documentation, but is part of the FAQ
>(under advanced topics or something like that).
>                        Luke

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