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Hiermenus Go Forth*, XXIII:
Version 4.1.1 - The Complete Script (Full-Window)


Welcome to a new HM release.

This release resolves a single important outstanding issue: the IE memory leak outlined in our HM Known Issues page.

You will find that HM 4.1.1 improves performance in IE for Windows and greatly increases speed in IE for Macintosh.

IE6 Note: There are a few very minor issues with HM in the newly-released IE6 for Windows. These are being identified and will be addressed in the next minor release. They all spring from IE6's improved standards support.

If you are experiencing a problem with the sizing/positioning of HM in your pages with IE6, please:

  1. Let us know. Attach the text from the HEAD of your problem page to mail sent through this link:

    IE6 Problem

  2. Change the DOCTYPE in your page to point to a less-rigidly-standards-compliant DTD, or omit the DTD URL altogether.

If you have already sent in a report, do not resend it. It has been taken into account.

As always, there is no documentation other than that already presented in previous columns.
However, all the parameters used in the script are described in detail.
Just about everything you need to know about using the script has been published in Columns 36 to 42. Additional minor information has been included in the release columns (43 to 58), usually pertaining to an adjustment introduced in the particular release.

  1. Column 35 - Hiermenus Go Forth, I: The External Arrays
  2. Column 36 - Hiermenus Go Forth, II: The External Arrays - New Menu Tree Parameters
  3. Column 38 - Hiermenus Go Forth, III: The External Arrays - Menu and Item Parameters
  4. Column 40 - Hiermenus Go Forth, IV: The Page-Specific Parameters 1
  5. Column 41 - Hiermenus Go Forth, V: The Page-Specific Parameters 2
  6. Column 42 - Hiermenus Go Forth, VI: The Page-Specific Parameters 3
  7. Column 43 - Hiermenus Go Forth, VII: 4.0 - The Complete Script (Full-Window)
  8. Column 44 - Hiermenus Go Forth, VIII: 4.0.1 - The Complete Script (Full-Window)
  9. Column 45 - Hiermenus Go Forth, IX: 4.0.2 - The Complete Script (Full-Window)
  10. Column 46 - Hiermenus Go Forth, X: 4.0.3 - The Complete Script (Full-Window)
  11. Column 47 - Hiermenus Go Forth, XI: 4.0.4 - The Complete Script (Full-Window)
  12. Column 48 - Hiermenus Go Forth, XII: 4.0.5 - The Complete Script (Full-Window)
  13. Column 49 - Hiermenus Go Forth, XIII: 4.0.6 - The Complete Script (Full-Window)
  14. Column 50 - Hiermenus Go Forth, XIV: 4.0.7 - The Complete Script (Full-Window)
  15. Column 51 - Hiermenus Go Forth, XV: 4.0.8 - The Complete Script (Full-Window)
  16. Column 52 - Hiermenus Go Forth, XVI: 4.0.9 - The Complete Script (Full-Window)
  17. Column 53 - Hiermenus Go Forth, XVII: 4.0.10 - The Complete Script (Full-Window)
  18. Column 54 - Hiermenus Go Forth, XVIII: 4.0.11 - The Complete Script (Full-Window)
  19. Column 55 - Hiermenus Go Forth, XIX: 4.0.12 - The Complete Script (Full-Window)
  20. Column 56 - Hiermenus Go Forth, XX: 4.0.13 - The Complete Script (Full-Window)
  21. Column 57 - Hiermenus Go Forth, XXI: 4.0.14 - The Complete Script (Full-Window)
  22. Column 58 - Hiermenus Go Forth, XXII: 4.1 - The Complete Script (Full-Window)

The script works in:

Please report any problems you find, using this link to send mail:

HM4 problem

But before you click the above link, PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING POINTS:

  1. Most of the mail still revolves around questions answered in the FAQ: HM FAQ. Please check these for a possible answer to your problem.

  2. We cannot provide additional instructions at this time. They will be forthcoming, along with detailed discussion of the code once Version 4 is rock-stable.

  3. The menu look and behavior in the download is only one of many possible look-behavior combinations. The parameters discussed in columns 36 --> 42 achieve menu customization. Please familiarize yourself with these.

  4. Several Version 4-related questions have been anticipated in a previous column.

  5. With the volume of mail regarding HM, a reply will probably not be possible. All problems reported, however, will be considered.

Let's restate the problem.


*with apologies to Blackadder

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Created: October 2, 2001
Revised: October 2, 2001

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