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    TIFF support (IE6)

    I can't seem to find any relavant info on WWW but can IE 6 support TIFF viewing and if not what is the best method/add on that would make it so
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    Re: TIFF support (IE6)

    I can open a "TIFF" file with IE but it needs the "ActiveX" controls turned on to open. But I saw the "Quicktime" logo flash before the file opened.
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    Re: TIFF support (IE6)

    Cheers Dave

    My understanding was that it was down to service packs allowing TIFF's to be viewed. I am just getting a little unnerved as a company who is doing some development work is stating that they want to start putting freeware/open source add-ons into their system which are not compliant with our company system/ desktop build.


    I have told them to prove this but I an going to check service packs too...as a matter of interest what is you IE 6 version please?
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    Re: TIFF support (IE6)

    I know that QuickTime and the Windows Picture and Fax Viewer support some TIFF formats. The US Patent and Trademark Office used to recommend a free third party plugin named AlternaTIFF for its patent images. (I see now there are a couple more on the list: http://www.uspto.gov/web/menu/plugins/tiff.htm.) But I have no idea what is "best" for any given application.

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    Re: TIFF support (IE6)

    Spooky

    Reading the Project managers email this morning I think that alternaTIFF was mentioned.....I'll check tomorrow...
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    Re: TIFF support (IE6)

    Here is a screen shot of my IE Help about.
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    Re: TIFF support (IE6)

    Brilliant...thanks, both of you that is a GREAT help......off to my chilled wine now <img src=/S/wink.gif border=0 alt=wink width=15 height=15>
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    Re: TIFF support (IE6)

    Have a look at the articles in this Search The Knowledge Base - TIFF.

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    Re: TIFF support (IE6)

    OK just to clear this one up. I had a long discussion with other company techy, who was becoming tttoooooo techy and we decided that the KISS principle was the best way forward. All he had to do is programme the application to create <a href="http://....> tags. We have imaged PC's in both Win2K and XP each having a default program to view TIFF or TIF, either KODAK or the Microsoft Office Imaging software; click on the link , press open and hey presto image open s in default application.....no activeX, no Java..easy <img src=/S/duck.gif border=0 alt=duck width=23 height=23>
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