Netscape 6 (as of version 6.1PR1) fails to execute the <BODY> onLoad event under certain circumstances when the page Reload function is selected. The only workaround for this is to not depend on the <BODY> onLoad event if you expect a Reload to occur in that browser version.
The document.images[id].complete (where id is the image number) property always returns false in Netscape 4 unless the <IMG> name attribute is present. This does not appear to be a problem with Netscape 6 or Internet Explorer 5/6. In fact, it also seems to work in Netscape 3. This property is supposed to return true when the referenced image has loaded successfully. The workaround is to use the name attribute in the <IMG> tag or create your own myComplete property and set it true using the <IMG> onLoad event handler.
Below is an example of each of these methods:
name Attribute Method
onLoad Event Handler Method
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