Configuring Netscape Navigator

Netscape Navigator 4

Netscape Navigator 4 is configured for ViSta applets as follows:
  1. Choose "Preferences" from the "Edit" menu. This displays the "Preferences" dialog box.
  2. Click on the "Helpers" tab.
  3. Click on the "Navigator" category and then the "Applications" sub-category. This displays the "Applications" panel inside the dialog box.
  4. Click on the "New Type" button.
  5. Enter the following information in the first three fields:
    • Description: XLispStat ViSta Applets
    • File Extension: xli
    • MIME Type: application/x-xlispstat
    • Click on the "Browse" button and use the dialog box to locate the ViSta (or XLispStat) executable.
    • After selecting the executable, close the browse dialog box.
    • Click "OK" in the "New Type" dialog.
    • Click "OK" in the "Preferences" dialog.
You have now configured Netscape Navigator to recognize ViSta applets having the .xli extension. Repeat these steps for .fsl files, replacing .xli with .fsl.

Netscape Navigator 3

Netscape Navigator 3 is configured for ViSta applets as follows:
  1. Choose "General Preferences" from the "Options" menu. This displays the "General Preferences" dialog box.
  2. Click on the "Helpers" tab.
  3. Click on the "New" button. This displays the "Edit Type" dialog box.
  4. Enter the following information in the first three fields:
    • Description: XLispStat ViSta Applets
    • MIME Type: application/x-xlispstat
    • Suffixes: xli,fsl
  5. Click on the "Application" radio button.
  6. Click on the "Browse" button and use the dialog box to locate the ViSta (or XLispStat) executable.
  7. After selecting the executable, close the browse dialog box.
  8. Click "OK" in the "Edit Type" dialog.
  9. Click "Apply" and then "OK" in the "General Preferences" dialog.
You have now configured Netscape Navigator to recognize ViSta applets having the .xli extension. Repeat these steps for .fsl files, replacing .xli with .fsl.

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