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Using Safari and Outlook Webmail Web Browsers
If your company has MS Outlook Webmail, by which you can check corporate email on the Internet, you might notice that when you try to reply or forward an open message, it automatically closes when you click on reply or forward. Normally, a new window would open that would allow you to add your message etc., before you send.

Upon experimentation, I realized that this only happens when Block PopUP Windows is selected under the Safari menu. This is probably because Outlook Webmail uses an 'onclose' javascript command when you hit reply, to spawn another window, (which is recognized as a pop-up window by Safari). To reply safely in Outlook Webmail, disable the feature temporarily.
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Quite the same problem here...
Authored by: Arno on Feb 04, '03 11:15:37AM

A similar thing happens when using the Fiery WebTools (a progam used to monitor a Canon CLC printing/spooling status via a web browser)...



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Trouble getting onto Outlook Webmail
Authored by: pairof9s on Feb 05, '03 09:54:38AM

I received errors just trying to log onto Outlook Webmail from Safari. Even using the Safari Enhancer's lax security feature, I receive web error pages due to the www-authenicate header being inproper. Changing the user agent doesn't help either.



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Also works in Chimera
Authored by: BrentT on Feb 07, '03 06:42:19PM

This hint works for me in Safari. I also found that Chimera will work too if you turn off pop-ups in the prefs. Of course, in Safari it only takes one click to turn it on and off.



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Using Safari and Outlook Webmail
Authored by: pyroplastic on May 30, '03 08:02:09AM

I ran into the same problem but found a different solution. Simply make Safari's window smaller. The height seems to have the most impact. Just grab the window resize tab in the lower right corner and experiment. As you reduce the height/width everything should shift into place.

I've reported this issue to Apple for the past 2 releases. I have not tried the pop-up blocker off solution yet - I hate pop-ups more than resizing the window ;-)



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