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PZ3 & Opera v9.02
Photo-caption Zoom v3 can fail in the latest Opera version (v9.02). It appears to be a problem with the Opera upgrade process. Learn mody ...
A Flip'n, Zooming Upgrade Problem
In fact, I wanted to test if further, by using it on our own website.
I uploaded the CSS and began modifying some XHTML, when I thought, "I'd better check, before I convert too much, that it works in all the browsers."
Low and behold, it didn't "Zoom" properly in Opera v9.02.
"That's odd," I thought, "I'm sure I tested it in Opera when I made the modifications."
Turns out, I did.
If you're experiencing problems with Photo-Caption Zoom v3 in Opera v9.02, read on ...
When an Upgrade is a Downgrade?
I upgraded my Opera version from 8.54 to 9.02, sometime after I made the IE7-Quirks modifications (recently, in other words).
"Great," I thought, "PZ3 doesn't work in v9.02. Oh joy.
So, just to make sure it worked in the version before, I uninstalled v9.02 and reinstalled v8.54. Yep. Photo-zoom worked, both with the recent IE7+quirks tweaking AND the original code.
So I installed the latest v9.02 as a standalone version. Guess what? PZ3 zoomed like it should!
"What's up with THIS?" I asked.
After much experimenting, it seems (though don't ask me why) if you install v9.02 ON TOP of v8.54 (perform an upgrade) ... it "does something funky" and the result is that PZ3 doesn't zoom (the image seems to shrink a tad and the caption pops up, sized to match the unzoomed image).
The Bottom Line
If you're having problems with PZ3 in Opera version 9.02, it's likely because you've layered it on top of an earlier version. If you uninstall Opera and reinstall v9.02 by itself (delete any remnant files in your Opera directory, before you reinstall it) ... it seems to fix whatever gets messed up during the upgrade.
Note: This is all empirical observation at this point, but I thought I'd jot it down and contact Opera folks, to see if they can identify/isolate the problem.
Hope this helps.
Addendum: Bug report submitted to Opera on 11-Nov-2006.