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Microsoft Exchange Server's Outlook Web Access (OWA) 2007

by rosscbrown / February 9, 2008 10:42 PM PST

I find my self using OWA more and more - mostly as I'm a Mac user and I don't like how 'Mail' plays with Exchange Server or how Micosoft Office for Mac works in general.

Is there anyway I can get full access to OWA on the Mac as opposed to using the not-so-great condensed version that FireFox defaults to?

I can use IETab for FireFox on Windows, is there anything like that for Mac?

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Re: OWA on the mac
by Kees Bakker / February 9, 2008 10:59 PM PST
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by rosscbrown / February 9, 2008 11:21 PM PST
In reply to: Re: OWA on the mac

See, in FireFox on Windows, IETab switches the rendering engine from whatever FireFox uses to whatever IE uses.

Is there anything that would let me do that on Mac.

I don't want to have to virtualize Windows - if I were to do that, I may as well use Outlook in that case..

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Re: OWA and IETab
by Kees Bakker / February 9, 2008 11:26 PM PST
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I don't think your Mac OS has the IE libraries and IE code. So no, that won't work at all.


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Sorry, no...
by John.Wilkinson / February 10, 2008 2:58 AM PST

OWA explicitly requires IE6+ for full functionality, otherwise reverting to OWA Light. Even having Opera mask itself as Internet Explorer, a common trick, won't work...it'll let you log in but it will only partially load and all links/buttons will cease to function, going so far as to preventing you from logging out. Thus, until Microsoft updates OWA for Firefox/Opera/Safari support you're left with using OWA Light or a desktop client on your Mac.


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Crossover from codeweavers will solve the problem
by alexjsilver / July 14, 2008 4:12 AM PDT
In reply to: Sorry, no...

Lets you run ie 6 on your mac without buying a windows licence. Will cost a little bit of money, but so far it's the best solution i've found.

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