FCKEditor "mailto" icon generates mailto urls that behave strangely in IE (Doc ID 1491895.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 7.0.3.3 to 7.6.2 [Release FatWire]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When using the FCKEditor mailto icon to generate mailto links, it creates code like:

In IE, clicking a link like this causes a) the mail client to load, and b) a new page to be shown that is mostly empty except for the mailto url. Behaviour a) is expected and desired, but b) is not.

Other browsers behave normally.

Cause

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