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Old February 19th, 2004, 09:58 AM
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Can anyone help!! I am getting the unterminated string constant error coming up which I understand is missing ". however I can't see where its going wrong

<APPLET code="AcuteShifter.class" archive="AcuteShifter.jar"
           align="centre" width="163" height="136" name="labPanelApplet">
  The message that will be displayed in the applet.<PARAM name="Message" value="
         <list Section-Name='FAQ'>
         <h><link Link-Section-Name='seminars'><important>Free! </important>Office Seminars</link></h>
         <h><link Link-Section-Name='XBOX'><important>Free XBOX!</important></link></h>
         <h><link Link-Section-Name='vouchers'>Free Training Vouchers</link></h>
         <h><link Link-Section-Name='availability'>Late Availability</link></h>
         <h><link Link-Section-Name='OfficeXP'>Office XP Tips</link></h>
         <h><link Link-Section-Name='Accredit'>Accreditations</link></h>
         <h><link Link-Section-Name='partner'>Partners</link></h>

         </list>

         <item Section-Name='vouchers'>
         <h>Free Training Vouchers</h>
         <p>New additions to their Microsoft Software Assurance for Volume Licensing Programme</p>
         <p><link URL = '../solutions1/client_info.htm'>further details...</link></p>
         <p><link Link-Section-Name='FAQ'>Back to links...</link></p>
         </item>

         <item Section-Name='seminars'>
         <h>Seminars</h>
         <p>For further information click the appropriate link</p>
         <p><link URL = '../solutions1/seminars_xp.htm'>Office XP</link></p>
         <p><link URL = '../solutions1/seminars_2003.htm'>Office 2003</link></p>
         <p><link Link-Section-Name='FAQ'>Back to links...</link></p>
         </item>

         <item Section-Name='XBOX'>
         <h>Free XBOX</h>
         <p>To receive a free XBOX just book onto any of our 5-day Microsoft Technical Courses </p>
        <p><link URL = '../solutions1/offer.htm'>further details...</link></p>
         <p><link Link-Section-Name='FAQ'>Back to links...</link></p>
         </item>

         <item Section-Name='availability'>
         <h>Late Availability</h>
         <p>Late Available Desktop Application courses at discounted prices</p>
        <p><link URL = '../solutions1/late_availability.asp'>further details...</link></p>
         <p><link Link-Section-Name='FAQ'>Back to links...</link></p>
         </item>

         <item Section-Name='officeXP'>
         <h>Office XP Tips n Tricks</h>
         <p>Learn all the nifty shortcuts and tricks to Office XP</p>
         <p><link URL = '../solutions1/101 XP Tips and Tricks sample.htm'>further details...</link></p>
         <p><link Link-Section-Name='FAQ'>Back to links...</link></p>
         </item>

         <item Section-Name='Accredit'>
         <h>Accreditations</h>
         <p>For further details of our Accreditations</p>
         <p><link URL = '../solutions1/accreditations.htm'>click here...</link></p>
         <p><link Link-Section-Name='FAQ'>Back to links...</link></p>
         </item>

         <item Section-Name='partner'>
         <h>Partners</h>
         <p>View details of our trusted Partner Network</p>
         <p><link URL = '../solutions1/partners.htm'>click here...</link></p>
         <p><link Link-Section-Name='FAQ'>Back to links...</link></p>
         </item>



         ">The definition of all styles used by the message.<PARAM name="Style" value="
         <default
            Shift-In-Time = '400'
            Shift-Pause='-1'
            Background-Color='f8f8f8'
            Border-Type='full'
            Border-Width='1'
            Border-Color='0033CC'
            >
         <list
            Section-Header='true'
            Shift-In-Effect='shift-right'
            Background-Image='../solutions1/images/applet_background1.jpg'>
         <item
            Section-Header='true'
            Shift-In-Effect='shift-left'
            Background-Image='../solutions1/images/applet_background1.jpg'>

         <h
            Text-Color='000000'
            Padding-Top='2'
            Text-Size='11'>
         <p
            Line-Break='true'
            Text-Size='11'
            Padding-Top='5'>

         <important
             Text-Size='11'
            Text-Color='FF0000'
            Padding-Top='2'>


         <link
            Text-Color='000000'
            Text-Color-Over='00afea'
            Text-Color-Click = 'ff0000'>
         ">The following parameters are used to format the applet
           area while images and input files are loaded. (Optional).<PARAM name="Loading-Text" value="Loading images..."><PARAM name="Loading-Text-Color" value="333333"><PARAM name="Loading-Background-Color" value="f8f8f8">When you register AcuteApplets you will get Domain-Keys
           that removes the intro nag-screen.<param name="Domain-Keys" value="15924,16179">



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I'm fairly sure it's illegal to have makup in an attribute, the "message" param in your case. You might try escaping the angle brackets (not sure how this will look in the forum):
Code:
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& l t ;

>
=>
& g t ;
There are no spaces between the entity characters.

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