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Viewing source code in IE 6 source code IE 6 LeeJ26
Has anyone had any problems viewing source code in the past? I am using WinXP and IE 6, when I go to view > source, quite simply nothing happens!
Any fixes out there?
Try clearing your temporary internet files. This worked for me. Iguana
I get it occasionally - not sure why except once it starts it carries on until I reboot.
(when it happens I save the page as html and load it into an editor)
as limbo says delete temp files, and also offline content. this used to drive me mad ;) ncsuk
I used to get that, just play with the settings in the security and application menus until it works. I think there is some dodgy conflict somewhere but I never bothered to check. LeeJ26
Cheers guys, I deleted the temp internet files and it now works fine.
Thanks again, Lee
Sometimes that alone may not work for you - if so, sometimes by closing the browser, re-opening it and THEN clearing the temp files has been working for me.
It's really annoying, isn't it?!?
I had this problem "return" some time ago now.
I had been using the "clearing out the temporary files" trick but one day this appeared to stop working.
On further investigation I found that this started round about the time that I put a shortcut to Notepad on my desktop, called "Notepad" for obvious reasons.
I renamed the shortcut to Npad and "view source" worked again.
Strange but true!
I read about this on another forum-- some user had to go so far as to reinstall IE. It strikes me as a very, very weird little bug. Oh well... If you "view source" in Mozilla it comes up with some of the tags colored for you. ;)