How to: Use the Compatibility View in Internet Explorer 8.0
Enabling the Compatibility View
A new button located in the navigation bar just to the right of the address bar (next to the refresh button) controls the Compatibility View feature
- This option is on a per site basis and all other sites will continue to display with Internet Explorer 8 functionality. To go back to browsing with Internet Explorer 8 functionality on that site, simply click the Compatibility View button again.
- You can maintain a list within Internet Explorer 8 for sites that should be displayed in Compatibility View. From the Command Bar, select Tools, and then select Compatibility View Settings.
- You can now add and remove sites from this list. There are also options for viewing all websites and intranet sites in Compatibility View.
If you encounter problems with a specific website that Compatibility View does not resolve, we’d like to know about it. The Report a Webpage Problem tool will help you submit a report.
Launch the interactive assistant to troubleshoot incompatible websites in Internet Explorer 8.
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Article ID: 969360 - Last Review: 03/26/2009 13:27:04 - Revision: 1.3