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When you browse a Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) page that contains a FrontPage component (either by clicking the Preview tab at the bottom of the FrontPage window or by clicking the Preview In Browser button on the Standard toolbar), the following error message may appear:
This page contains elements that may need to be saved or published to display properly.
FrontPage components that interact with a Web server do not function when you create a disk-based FrontPage Web. Browse-time components only function when you use a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) server on which you have installed the FrontPage 98 Server Extensions.
To work around this behavior, use the appropriate method for your situation.
Method 1: If You Are Using Components That Interact with a Web ServerPublish Active Server Pages and/or the Internet Database Connector on one of the following server configurations:
Method 2: If You Are Using Browse-Time ComponentsYou can turn on FrontPage browse-time components by publishing your disk-based Web to an HTTP server. For additional information about publishing a FrontPage Web to an HTTP server, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/194093/EN-US/ )FP98: How to Publish a FrontPage Web to the Internet, Intranet
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/161414/EN-US/ )FP97: How to Publish a FrontPage Web to the Internet, Intranet
The following components are browse-time components:
How to Determine Whether You Are Using a Disk-based Web or Server-based WebTo determine whether you have a disk-based Web or a server-based Web, open your Web in FrontPage Explorer and look at the title bar. If the title of your Web contains a drive letter and one or more backslashes, like this
your Web is disk-based.
If the title of your Web contains "http" and forward slashes, like this:
http://mywebyour Web is server-based.
Article ID: 173437 - Last Review: October 7, 2013 - Revision: 1.0