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Re: ScotlandPpeople

Post by trish1 » Sun Mar 10, 2013 2:52 am

There are other options apart from java and direct download. Many people like pdf files - and the pdf option will display the file online & allow you to save a copy to your own computer in this format. There is also a direct image option which displays the image on the screen & a right click will allow the image to be saved. There are a couple of others which I have not tried - flash & activeX - I rarely use the former & have no idea what is the latter.

Like Nina, I currently prefer to stay away from Java. I like to save the images I have paid to view to my own computer - gives me the security of a back up copy to the data stored online by SP - but with pdf or direct image options you can choose jpg or pdf images - view them online & save or not as you wish.


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Re: ScotlandPpeople

Post by Ina » Sun Mar 10, 2013 3:02 am

The US Government advised not using Java a few weeks ago for security reasons. I've uninstalled it on my computer.


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Re: ScotlandPpeople

Post by AndrewP » Sun Mar 10, 2013 8:12 am

My own chice has always been direct download. It seems the most straight forward to me, and is not dependent on running web-browser add-ons such as Java or ActiveX.

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Re: ScotlandPpeople

Post by hg » Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:03 am

Thanks everyone for your replies. Java is not looking secure at the moment, lots of stuff on the internet. Have uninstalled mine for now. Like Nina I am not sure where else I am using it. I will have a litle play around with the other options on ScotlandsPeople.
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