Javascript errors using Internet Explorer (IE) 7 and Internet Explorer (IE) 8 (Doc ID 1075330.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.4.0 to 11.1.1.8.4 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 01-Sep-2015

Symptoms


When performing different actions in WebCenter Spaces using Internet Explorer 7 or 8 (IE7 or IE8) it returns JavaScript errors.
Some of the actions that trigger the errors include:


Errors:

Webpage error details
User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; Trident/4.0; SLCC2; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30729; Media Center PC 6.0)
Timestamp: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 17:16:24 UTC
Message: Object expected
Line: 379
Char: 1
Code: 0
URI: http://server:port/webcenter/afr/partition/ie/default/opt/core-SHEPHERD-PS1-9296.js
Webpage error details
User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; Trident/4.0; SLCC2; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30729; Media Center PC 6.0)
Timestamp: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 17:16:24 UTC
Message: Object doesn't support this property or method
Line: 4343
Char: 1
Code: 0
URI: http://server:port/webcenter/afr/partition/ie/default/opt/boot-SHEPHERD-PS1-9296.js
Webpage error details

User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; Trident/4.0; SLCC2; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30729; Media Center PC 6.0)
Timestamp: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 17:17:16 UTC


Message: Automation server can't create object
Line: 5433
Char: 2
Code: 0
URI: http://server:port/webcenter/afr/partition/ie/default/opt/boot-SHEPHERD-PS1-9296.js
Line: 380
Char: 1
Error: Object Expected
Code: 0
URL:
http:/server:port/webcenter/faces/oracle/webcenter/pages/scopedMD/sfa13dc87_69e0_4e67_9e72_0cbc14ec78e9/Home.jspx?...
Your current security settings do not allow you to send HTML forms
Objet expected : core-11.1.1.1.4.0-0355.js
Just a blank Page.




Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Login to WebCenter Spaces using IE7 or IE8.
  2. Attempt to Edit a Page or Logout from WebCenter Spaces or perform different actions in WebCenter Spaces like clicking links in the header or switching tabs.
  3. Here you should get the error.

Cause

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