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I am having trouble setting the prefs for the mozilla rich text editing demo. I cannot access all tabs in blackboard. Mac OS X
Blackboard feature are limited because of the stupid limits in the mozilla rich text editing demo. Very complicated to change. frustrated. OS X
Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10_5_8; en-us) AppleWebKit/533.16 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0 Safari/533.16
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It seems that Blackboard is always at least a year behind in supporting the latest versions of Firefox, so you probably can't use the latest Firefox release version at a Blackboard run website.
You need to figure out which version of the Blackboard / WebCT software your school is using (version info usually appears at the bottom of most pages in that online program) and use this page - http://www2.blackboard.com/tuneup/viewpage?name=tuneup_browser_tuneup_windows_firefox - to see which version of Firefox has been certified for the version in use at your school. Depending upon which version of WebCT your school is using, you will have to use Firefox 3.5.x, 3.0.x or Firefox 22.214.171.124 when accessing the Blackboard site.
My advice for Windows users is to install the Firefox Portable version that you need for Blackboard on your computer, and use that installation only for Blackboard, and to continue to use the latest Firefox release for all other web browsing. But I have very little knowledge of how you can do that with Mac OSX. Here is a source for Portable Firefox versions for Mac OSX. http://sourceforge.net/projects/osxportableapps/files/Portable%20Firefox%20OS%20X