Why can't Safari display TIFFs properly? (or is it just me?)

Macitect

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Original poster
Jan 25, 2005
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in a nutshell...

I'm trying to look up a patent on the US Patent website, but Safari trys to display at FULL image size instead of a reduced size. The HELP menu says macs must "be able to specifically display TIFF files using ITU T.6 or CCITT Group 4 (G4) compression." and recommends a minimum Quicktime 4.1 for Macs. I'm running 10.3.8 iMac SE (500 Mhz) w/640MB ram & QT 6.5.2.
I don't have a problem if I switch to Opera or (dare i say it) IE so I'm assuming the problem is w/ Safari....

Here is the link

http://patft.uspto.gov/netahtml/srchnum.htm

Type in a number (100,000 is a good one) then click on IMAGES. The image loads but Safari doesn't correct the size.

Any help would be most appreciated!
 

MisterMe

macrumors G4
Jul 17, 2002
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Macitect said:
in a nutshell...

I'm trying to look up a patent on the US Patent website, but Safari trys to display at FULL image size instead of a reduced size. The HELP menu says macs must "be able to specifically display TIFF files using ITU T.6 or CCITT Group 4 (G4) compression." and recommends a minimum Quicktime 4.1 for Macs. I'm running 10.3.8 iMac SE (500 Mhz) w/640MB ram & QT 6.5.2.
I don't have a problem if I switch to Opera or (dare i say it) IE so I'm assuming the problem is w/ Safari....

Here is the link

http://patft.uspto.gov/netahtml/srchnum.htm

Type in a number (100,000 is a good one) then click on IMAGES. The image loads but Safari doesn't correct the size.

Any help would be most appreciated!
Works for me.
 

Peyote

macrumors 6502a
Apr 11, 2002
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Every version of Safari I've ever used has loaded those patent office images as FULL SIZE HUMONGO IMAGES. Still don't know why.
 

bubbamac

macrumors 6502
Dec 24, 2003
260
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I know this isn't what you asked, but Firefox will automatically scale the images for you, if you set it in the Preferences.

I don't know of a way to do that in Safari.
 
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