22nd June 14:52
Opening JPG with selected software and not IE
I'm not a MSVP, but I'm SURE you "can't get there from here."
I've made and hung several hundred MEG of family web
pages/pictures online at GeoCities and FortuneCity.
When you're viewing your graphics on the web, you're using
your browser (INTERNET EXPLORER).
Browsers (IE or Netscape Navigator) can only
show, reveal, or read .JPG and .GIF files. That's it.
A browser can't "read" .TIFF, .BMP, .PCX, .TGA
and other file formats.
When you're browsing the folders on your hard drive,
you're using a different tool, WINDOWS EXPLORER.
WinXP has a new feature (****** view?) in its version
of Windows Explorer that allows you to view many different
file types other than .JPG and .GIF.
It's in this Windows Explorer mode when you're on your
hard drive that you can also 'rotate' and otherwise view
all the different file-types on your hard drive.
I have a web site with only image files. (no index.*, default.*,etc.)
Under XP and IE :
When I click on an .TIF file, it opens a preview utility,
so I can zoom or rotate it for exemple.
I've changed properties for .jpg, .bmp, .gif... like .tif files.
When I click on the name of a .jpg file of my web site, it
still opens under IE6 so I can't rotate it. I just want
the preview utility to be launch with the jpg file
(or .bmp, .gif, etc.) Someone have an idea ?.