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For those that want your website to render correctly on IE8, the recent newsletter gave a great example for enforcing IE7 compatibility via a Meta tag. (You can see the new IE logo above) Per Site Basis: Site owners and administrators can include the following custom HTTP header to display all pages in Internet Explorer 7 Strict mode for the site: X-UA-Compatible: IE=EmulateIE7 Per-page basis: Site owners and administrators can include the following special HTML tag after the <Head> tag on ...
Have you ever been styling your page and the design asks for a 1px dotted? Take a moment breath and I mean breath without expelling a whole lot of cuss words due to the fact IE 6 and 7 see 1px dotted as a solid line. Let the designer know you have to bump up the pixels to 2px for dotted lines to work. This hint would have helped me in hours of pulling out my hair and arguments. Enjoy! 43 Things Tags: Dotted Pixels, IE6, IE7, Help Dotted pixels Flickr Tags: Dotted Pixels, IE6, IE7, Help Dotted pixels ...
I bit the bullet and installed IE 7 on my main development machine (Windows XP SP2). I had held back due to the fact that one of my main clients has an Intranet web application running under IE 5.5 / IE 6.0 and I need to develop against that as the benchmark standard. Thanks to the wonderful Multiple IE installer I quickly had IE 3.0, IE 4.01, IE 5.01, IE 5.5 and IE 6.0 all available for testing my ASP.NET application. The only tricky bit was getting Visual Studio 2003 to run the ASP.NET application ...