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Web content on local hard drive

  • I have composed web content that I keep on my computer. It is not on a web server for various reasons. The content is built up from html with frames and javascript. The javascript in one frame needs to be able to access the variables in other frames in order for the content to work. This works in IE, Chrome, Mozilla, and Firefox, but not in any version of Opera. The Opera debugger states that this is a security violation because the websites associated with the frames are not in the same domain, this is in spite of the consistent use of relative addressing to load the content in the various frames.

    A simplified version of this content can be viewed on my public website at
    Click the "coins for sale" link in the left frame.
    When this content is relocated to where I composed and tested it on my Windows XP/7/10 (I tried all of these) hard drive and is parsed using Opera, the "Show It" button fails. You should be able to double click "Denominated Coins->reverses", then select "Denominated California gold coins reverses", then click "Show it" and get a listing of coins with descriptions in the lower right frame. It works OK from the public website address and it works OK from my hard drive with any other browser.

    Is there some way to fix this behavior? Long ago I reported this as a bug to Opera developers, but I did not receive a response and the behavior has never changed.

  • I may br wrong but I guess it's by design.

    Long ago I reported this as a bug to Opera developers, but I did not receive a response

    As clearly said in the confirmation e-mail message you received after have reported the issue.

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