Out of curiosity, does anyone know why Windchill still uses Internet Explorer for its default embedded browser? Last I checked, IE is more or less obsolete with limited support. I know you can change the browser, but just thought it was strange IE is still the default.
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Creo is switching the default embedded browser to Chromium in Creo 184.108.40.206 and Creo 220.127.116.11 - CS356984 - Default browser in Creo Parametric changed to Chromium. It looks like IE won't be an option in Creo 9.
We ran into some issues with the Chrome internal browser so I hope they fix them by then. However, I do not remember issues. I believe they were not show-stoppers but they were close.
I some of the issues were scale and zoom related that needed manual fixing and then reset after restarting Creo. I think there were some other display issues too. This is all on Creo 4 and both WC11 and WC12. Hopefully, chrome will behave better for us when on Creo7.
Although inevitable, I will miss IE for the primary reason of ease of highlighting (CTRL+LMB highlights an entire field) and copy/pasting. There seems to be an extraordinary necessity with PDMLink to copy/paste field info and the triple-click in modern browsers is not as fast, does not highlight the same, and pastes with horrible formatting (e.g. when copy/paste fields with hyperlinks to an email, they paste inside a separate line cell table!). If anyone has found a better workaround to ease of highlighting/copying/pasting in modern browsers please let me know. I have been testing the workaround below but not ideal
Testing using Link copier extension (GLH Utils - Link Copier - Chrome Web Store (google.com)) seems to work well for copying/pasting links but doesn't help with other field info...and is an extension so far from ideal.