Google Chrome is generally the most compatible browser and is recommended for BC Calc® (.com or Offline Mode).
The Offline Mode install creates a desktop shortcut that opens the application in the Windows default browser.
If you would prefer to keep your current default browser but have Offline Mode open in Chrome, there are a couple of way to achieve this. (We'll also cover making Chrome your default Browser below.)
Modify the Shortcut
To modify the BC Calc Offline Mode Shortcut:
Right-click on the desktop shortcut and select Properties to modify the target of the shortcut.
This is the default Target of the shortcut when BC Calc® offline installs. This opens Calc offline in the default Windows browser:
Changing the “Target” text to the following will open Calc offline in Chrome:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" http://bccalcoffline:88/BCCalcAnalysis
Create a Chrome-specific Shortcut
To create a shortcut that will open in Google Chrome even when it's not your default browser:
From Chrome, navigate to http://bccalcoffline:88 and click the. •••
Select More tools
Select Create Shortcut...
Choose the shortcut name and click Create
NOTE: If you check Open as Window, the next time you open the link, it will open without an editable search bar.
Making Chrome Your Default Browser
If you'd prefer to use Chrome as your default browser (recommended):
Click the Start (Windows) button and search for Settings or click the gear icon
Under Default Apps scroll down to Web browser
Click and select Chrome from the list.