HTM created by Visio saveas HTM does not work



Tech Evangelism Graveyard
English US
10 years ago
3 years ago


(Reporter: frank, Unassigned)




(Whiteboard: [jscript])


(3 attachments)



10 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.2; en-US; rv: Gecko/2008070208 Firefox/3.0.1
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.2; en-US; rv: Gecko/2008070208 Firefox/3.0.1

Get basically nothing except a divider line when clicking on a page created by doing saveas htm in visio. Works fine pre-firefox 3.0, but even then doesn't show evrything that IE7 shows.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open current version of Visio
2. Create a document like an organization flowchat
3. Save as HTM
4. Load to webserver directory
5. Display in Firefox and IE. 
6. Compare the two results.
Actual Results:  
Displays perfectly in IE7 and pre 3.0 firefox. Current firefox 3.01 and 3.0 show nothing but a vertical divider bar (which belongs there in addition to other content).

Expected Results:  
Would like to see at least as much as the older Firefox shows. It was useful.


Comment 1

10 years ago
Please save the page in Firefox 3 and upload the file to this bug report
using the "Add an attachment" link (or provide the URL if the server
is public).

Comment 2

10 years ago
We need an example HTML file to investigate the problem.
Whiteboard: CLOSEME 2008-08-30

Comment 3

10 years ago
Created attachment 335319 [details]
html for a visio document that displays in IE7 but not the new fx

Comment 4

10 years ago
Missing files:


Can you zip the "OrgChart1_files" directory and attach it please?
Whiteboard: CLOSEME 2008-08-30

Comment 5

10 years ago
Created attachment 336758 [details]
zip file that was requested

Comment 6

10 years ago
I can see the difference compared to IE.  The problem is that Firefox
does not handle jscript, for example in "OrgChart1_files/toolbar.htm":
<script type="text/jscript" language="jscript">

FWIW, Firefox renders the testcase the same as Opera and Safari.
I also get the same result in Firefox and I doubt this
could have ever worked in any older version of Firefox - we have
never handled jscript as far as I know.

Perhaps you need to upgrade to the latest version of Visio?
If you're already using it, then please report the problem to the
vendor of Visio (Microsoft?) that it generates markup that does
not work in any other browser than IE.

-> Evang
Assignee: nobody → english-us
Component: General → English US
Keywords: testcase
Product: Firefox → Tech Evangelism
QA Contact: general → english-us
Summary: HTM created by Visio saveas HTM no longer works (OK in pre-Firefox 3) → HTM created by Visio saveas HTM does not work
Whiteboard: [jscript]

Comment 7

10 years ago
Created attachment 336857 [details]
zip file with 2 jpg files fx vs fx 3

There are 2 jpg files here that compare the output on vs. 3

Although not as detailed as it would be in IE it at least shows the chart.

Comment 8

8 years ago
Does the latest version of Visio still have this issue?

Has anyone made any attempt to contact MS about this problem?

Comment 9

7 years ago
RESOLVED INCOMPLETE due to lack of activity. If you are willing to contact the site in question and work with them on getting this bug fixed, please feel free to re-open.

Sorry for the bugspam; filter on "NO MORE OLD UNCO TE BUGS" to remove.
Last Resolved: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
Product: Tech Evangelism → Tech Evangelism Graveyard
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