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Aha! Maybe this is why yours works and mine doesn't? I have 2.1, and don't
you have 2.0?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Douglas Bicknese" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2001 12:31 PM
Subject: Re: XMetaL Configuration Problem: Page Preview


> We had the same problem ourselves when we upgraded XMetaL 2.0 to 2.1.
> After an afternoon of tinkering with various microsoft patches and
> e-mailing Michael Fox, I ended up uninstalling everything and just
> re-installing the program as 2.0.  The page preview feature works fine in
> 2.0.
>
> If a new 2.1 macro file is not added to the cookbook, it might not be a
> bad idea to add a line warning XMetaL 2.1 users that the page preview
> macros might not function correctly with the macros provided.
>
> Douglas August Bicknese
> Visiting Archivist/Resident Librarian
> Special Collections
> University Library
> University of Illinois at Chicago
>
> On Tue, 5 Jun 2001, Michael Rush wrote:
>
> > Hello all,
> >
> > I have run into a problem installing the EAD Cookbook into XMetaL 2.1.
I
> > have double checked and am confident that I have copied the appropriate
> > files into the appropriate folders.  Our network administrator
reinstalled
> > the software and double checked the upgrade.  I was once able to install
the
> > Cookbook in XMetaL 1.2 at a different institution, so I am stumped.
> >
> > The crux of the problem is that the page preview option generates an
error.
> > Specifically, the dialog box says, "Automation server can't create
object,"
> > and refers me to Line 38, Column 2 of the ead.mcr file which is the
middle
> > line of the following command:
> >
> >  // Apply XSLT stylesheet
> >   var xt = new ActiveXObject("XT.Application");
> >   xt.transform( xmlPath, xslPath, htmPath );
> >
> > Has anyone else run into this problem?  Our net admin talked with
Softquad
> > and they weren't too helpful, but perhaps I will have to speak with them
> > myself.
> >
> > Any help will be appreciated.  My apologies if this has already come up
on
> > the list; the link to the list archives from the LoC page is not
working.
> >
> > Mike
> > ____________________________________
> > Michael Rush - Manuscript Processor
> > Massachusetts Historical Society
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> >
>