It's probably because I set this FALSE in Firefox that I am able to open local files smoothly:

On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 3:45 AM, Angel HerrŠez <> wrote:
Robert Hanson wrote:
> local file access requires Firefox; Chrome and MSIE do not allow it.

Bob, I know that is your experience, but not mine.
In my 2 systems, Firefox does not allow full access in local file
setups. I get errors inside JSmol.min.js, at least for some type of
My only solution so far has been to run a local webserver and see the
pages from localhost/ or

So my experience is JSmol cannot be trusted to run in local mode.

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Robert M. Hanson
Larson-Anderson Professor of Chemistry
St. Olaf College
Northfield, MN

If nature does not answer first what we want,
it is better to take what answer we get.

-- Josiah Willard Gibbs, Lecture XXX, Monday, February 5, 1900