Differences between Navigator 2.0 and 3.0
There have also been a few miscellaneous changes in Navigator 3.0:
- Hypertext links created by <AREA>
tags within client-side image maps create Link objects just
like <A> tags do. These objects
become part of the links array of the
- Link objects support a new onMouseOut()
event handler, triggered when the mouse passes out of the
link's "hot spot" or trigger area.
- The Document object has a new URL
property which is the preferred name for what was the
Document.location property. The
location property is deprecated because
it is too easily confused with the
location property of the Window object.
- New Plugin and MimeType objects represent installed Navigator
plug-ins and MIME type data formats that are supported by the
browser. These objects appear in the
mimeTypes arrays of the Navigator object,
particular client supports required plug-ins or data formats.
Furtherore, the plugins.refresh() method of
the Navigator object causes the browser to check for newly
installed plug-ins and optionally reload affected web pages.
- The javaEnabled() method of the Navigator
object specifies whether Java is supported and enabled on the