Wednesday, May 22, 2013

How to use IE10 or IE9 beyond basic compatibility mode

Problem:
A website you access won’t load properly after upgrading your browser

Solution: 
At the end of the address bar click on the compatibility mode icon as highlighted below:
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If the site and forms do not load properly proceed to “Solution 2

Solution 2: 
Press “F12” which will toggle on developer mode (Note: the toolbar at the bottom of the page (feel free to drag it down so only the following is showing))

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We will use the developer toolbar at the bottom

Click on Browser and Document Mode and change modes and test the site options are IE9, IE8, IE7. “IE8” is shown below:

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When you close your browser when finished your browser may or may not turn off Developer mode. To toggle it on and off simple press “F12

Note: Site specific settings will NOT be saved and will need to be repeated to access the website in the alternate modes.

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