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I've had CCVSD for a few years running 2000 Pro and XP Pro with no problems. I just got a new computer running Vista and am having a couple of problems with the software now.
1. The program crashes or when I try to start it an error msg. says the program has stopped working, try again. No avail!
2. Links will not work using text. As my website is astrophotography I use pictures I've taken with name and different resolutions to view at. The "Links Tool" works fine with pictures but if I put text and try to link it to a picture, it doesn't work. The "Links" dialog box will not even allow and entry for any link. Is there a problem with CCVSD and new 32bit systems running Vista?

Any suggestion appreciated!!

Gary Hatfield
Thaxton, VA
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Your question #1: Right click the icon and choose 'Run as Administrator' will help you get the programme started.
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User 98740 Photo


Registered User
3 posts

Hi Inger,
I tried that and it still won't link to text. If I open the Text Tool and click the Link Tool, it will allow me to check the "Link to" and to the page I want, but as soon as I start typing the text the Link Tool removes my link reference. I never had this problem before when running Windows 2000 Pro, only after getting a new computer running Vista. When my old computer went south and I lost my old website, I had to totally make a new site. Would it make a difference if I didn't build the new site running as Administrator? Why do links using small pictures work but not text? Here is a link to my site, you can see what I mean...

http://www.starryestateobservatory.com/

I'd appreciate any help I can get on this.

Thanks!

Gary
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Trial User
146 posts

Hm.. well, here are the steps I use to make a link in VSD:

Step one: Type in some text.
Step two: Highlight that text (like I was planning on copying it)
Step three: Open up the link tool and check use link
Step four: Put in the destination stuff (page, or WWW, or email, etc).

How's that work for you?
User 98740 Photo


Registered User
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Thanks Dave and Inger! It ended up being something simple, my "Visited Links" and "Unvisited Links" colors were wrong and didn't show up when I used the links tool. Thanks for the tips!!

Gary

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