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Questions about site's functionality issues (bugs, incompatibilities, feature requests) in Internet Explorer. NOTE: formal support has been dropped so this tag largely exists for historical purposes.

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Option to hide the "Sorry, we no longer support Internet Explorer" banner? [duplicate]

Recently, official support for Internet Explorer ended. Ref this question (status-complete): Maybe it's time to formally drop support for IE 11 Due to dumb IT policies at work, out of my control,...
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Add a way to dismiss the "Internet Explorer is no longer supported" banner

When browsing the site using Internet Explorer, a new banner indicating that IE is no longer officially supported appears: Unfortunately, there is no way to dismiss this prompt. Can there please be a ...
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What new functionality was implemented that resulted in Internet Explorer 11 support being removed?

Which browsers are officially supported, and what else do I need? previously contained the following words regarding Internet Explorer support: This browser is mostly supported on a “because it ...
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Eeek! Vote, flag, and favorite buttons are all black, and other design elements have lost their color

Just as I was browsing the site, I saw the vote and favorite buttons lose both all their color and all their brightness: I also see that the "Similar Questions" page has lost all its color: ...
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Maybe it's time to formally drop support for IE 11

For the most part, SE officially supports the last two versions of browsers. IE11's a bit of an evolutionary dead end, with even its successor's engine moving over to Blink. While it gets security ...
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Cannot upload images from web links in Internet Explorer 11; buttons cut off

In Internet Explorer 11, with the new image upload UI, it's not possible for users to upload images from web links. There is a known focus bug where one has to click in the white space outside the ...
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Meta logo appears too high in Internet Explorer 11 [closed]

On Internet Explorer 11, the "Meta" logo in the top appears too high: On Microsoft Edge, it renders correctly: It used to render correctly in IE; what's changed?
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Clicked voting arrows on sites with responsive design show with wrong color under Internet Explorer 11

On sites with the new responsive design, the color of clicked vote buttons have a theme color related to the site's design. However, on Internet Explorer 11, this arrow always shows as orange, ...
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Unable to ask new questions or edit questions from Internet Explorer 11

A very recent change that has been deployed is preventing me from asking new questions or editing existing questions using Internet Explorer 11. (Yes, it is a supported browser.) When asking a new ...
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Should we stop supporting Internet Explorer 10?

As of January 12, 2016, Internet Explorer 10 is no longer supported on consumer versions of Windows (with Windows 7 users updating to IE11, and Windows 8 users upgrading to 8.1 which includes IE11). ...
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Tag tooltip no longer showing on Internet Explorer 11

In Internet Explorer 11, holding the mouse over a tag of a question used to bring up a tooltip with a short description of the tag. Now it only shows "Show questions tagged -tag-". Where has this ...
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Cannot start bounty using IE 11

When I click "Start a Bounty" I get the dialog asking me to choose how many points to offer, but when I click Next nothing happens (the dialog stays, no points are subtracted, no bounty is added). ...
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Is Winterbash 2017 disabled for Internet Explorer users?

Winter has not come for me this year, it seems. Last year, I was happy enough to get some hats, so I was naturally excited for this year also. But, I log in this morning, to find that I don't see ...
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Top bar position problem in Internet Explorer

The top bar seem to behave strangely on Internet Explorer 11. I got that display; While on Firefox it look good; In case it help to diagnose, it's from a Windows 10 laptop with a 1366 x 766 ...
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Stack Overflow and Code Review not displaying correctly

For some reason only Meta SE is displaying correctly in my Internet browsers. Screenshot of Stack Overflow: The same occurs with Code Review, Music Practice and Theory and Super User. I ...
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Clicking reCAPTCHA checkbox causes crash in IE11

I have IE11 opened, searched a few times on StackOverflow, and was navigated to this site. Clicking on "I'm not a robot" causes IE11 to prompt me with "IE has stopped working" and gives me the ...
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Bug when editing comments

When I add a comment and after that I edit it, the cursor goes to the upper left corner of the first comment and the page is not longer usable: I am using Internet Explorer. The same problem I can ...
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Lines are showing up through badge displays on Meta.SE profiles [duplicate]

I noticed that there's a small black line through the bronze badge display on my Meta.SE profile, as shown here: I've also seen it on Shog9's profile. It's on some, but not others. On another ...
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Unable to log into Stack Exchange using Google account on Windows Phone

I tried to login into webmasters.stackexchange.com through my Google account, but I was unable to do so. When I clicked the "Log in using Google" option, nothing happened and I remained on the same ...
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Text chopped off in IE 11 when clicking a direct comment link [duplicate]

I like the new meta stack design. But some of the text is getting chopped off in IE 11. Refresh didn't appear to help. Edit trying to help with recreating it: When someone comments on my ...
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Questions are misaligned when I visit a question from a comment link

This one's a bit weird. Any time I view a question through a direct link to one of its comments (Whether through an inbox notification, an outside link, or just clicking the time on a comment on a ...
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Apparent recent change introduced an invalid character?

I'm stuck with Internet Explorer, so this matters to me. It appears to me that there's been a recent change to Stack Overflow which introduced the error below. The symptoms I see are that I can ...
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Links to 'Add Comment', 'Add/Show more', View Message Box not working [duplicate]

Update # 2: Is it me? (Yes, it is. I just fired up my laptop and I don't have this issue, so it's something new with my desktop!) Running Vista, IE9, no software changes since a couple of Microsoft ....
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Can no longer enter comments on Stack Overflow with IE8, IE9, IE10

Starting about an hour ago: on Stack Overflow I can no longer enter comments (clicking add/show 4 more comments does nothing) and I can no longer get the Help menu to display (e.g., get to Meta). I'...
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Site trouble running IE11

I am not sure if this meta is the right place for a software concern but the FAQ's said that bug reports can go here. I often visit using IE 11 (on a Surface running Windows 8.1). In IE, I can't ...
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mentioning IE version should be made mandatory when asking an IE related issue

Would it be possible to at least encourage users to add the version of IE they are using when asking an IE related question? There are so many issues that are version specific in Internet Explorer. ...
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The "delete" feature isn't working on my account on IE and Firefox browsers

The How do I delete my account faq points out that this link: is available to folk who haven't asked a question and who have at most one contribution. As you can see, I have the link, and when I ...
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Strange behavior of reopen review window: stuck in "side-by-side markdown" view

I am experiencing a strange behavior: In reopen review, when I explore the "revision" tab, I am stuck in "side-by-side markdown" format, and cannot change to any other format (i.e., not to "side-by-...
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Stack Exchange adds trailing # to URLs

When going to a Stack Exchange user profile (https://stackexchange.com/users/userID/username), and you click All Sites, it leads to https://stackexchange.com/sites#. I see a trailing # in the URL. So, ...
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Review buttons `Close' etc do not work with IE8 - workaround

I reported this by email to [email protected], and they referred me back here. I am using IE8, which though no longer supported should, according to [email protected] still work wrt the ...
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The favicon is gone on SO in the review queue and on the users page [closed]

As soon as I enter a Review Queue from the Review page the favicon doesn't get served the first time. On the Answer tab on my user page the fav-icon disappears after hitting the sort buttons for the ...
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"Add comment" button no longer working on any Stack Exchange site for Internet Explorer 8

Today at 12:30 PM CST, the "add comment" button stopped working on any Stack Exchange site for Internet Explorer 8. It cites a javascript error. (Edit: I'm not using Compatibility Mode, and ...
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Dreaded error: "Stack Overflow requires external JavaScript from another domain, which is blocked or failed to load"

I'm a huge fan of SO and also a IE user. I cannot use Firefox or Chrome because of company policy. So I get the dreaded error above. Based on other posts of SO I have tried the following: Typing the ...
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Profile Reputation Graph Bug in IE 10

As the title says, there seems to be a bug in the profile reputation graph. This is in regards to the lower of the two graphs, and happens in IE 10. The bug is that I am unable to change the range ...
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IE9 Questions page user reputation does not display correctly

When looking at the StackOverflow questions on the question page in IE9, this is how the user reputation is displayed (This works fine in Firefox):
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JavaScript on whole site is broken in IE (9 or less) because of stub.js

Using IE 9 or less, I'm getting a JS error "Object is required" on line 1, position 137 in stub.js. The script stops and the StackExchange object does not get initialized, so later there are "Object ...
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No username password text box in Internet explorer 6.0.2 [duplicate]

I used to access StackOverflow with Google Chrome but unfortunately today I am trying to login from IE 6.0.2 but when Click on "Login" link I am redirected to "Login page" but there is no "username" ...
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Markdown bug with code indentation when using Internet Explorer 8 and Compatibility mode [closed]

I went to edit a C++ question to fix the code formatting but noticed that the code seemed to already be properly formatted for markdown. The syntax highliting works but every line is starting at the ...
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Why does my review page appear distorted in Internet Explorer 10?

I use Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8. It's working fine in Google Chrome. When I open the review page, it appears distorted as shown in the picture above. When I review posts, I can upvote ...
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1 answer
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A certain meta page does not open right in IE

Try to open this page in IE (8 and 9 have been tested) [works fine in compat mode] Null bytes accepted as part of text (not really) Only the title seems to load. Is it because of my RTL characters? ...
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Bug navigating question/answer list in profile returns to page 1

When viewing the list of questions (or answers) in my profile, I click a question (or answer) to read. When I want to go back to the list, I navigate "back". This returns me to the first page of the ...
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Does not display user reputation properly when the question is more than 1 sentence long

Found this bug on stackoverflow this morning. It does not display the user reputation for user LoneXcoder for this question when I searched for all C# questions. I also got a browser error, which I've ...
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Community bulletin text flows out of box

A minor formatting bug, I think: The box displaying the Community Bulletin appears to be a little broken. The bottom edge of the box currently runs through the text of the Arqade blog post ...
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"Copy to Clipboard" loses formatting

When we copy content from Stack Overflow, it provides the whole content as a single line. It does not provide the content as it shows formatted on the screen. Or is there any way to select the content ...
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Cannot find link to my user page on DBA Stack Exchange

I am using Internet Explorer 8 and I have some accounts on Stack Exchange. On Math.SE on top of the page there are some drop down boxes and the links to my account and to chat, meta, about and faq ...
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2 answers
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Data Explorer currently crashing Internet Explorer

Right now when I go to http://data.stackexchange.com (either by link or typing in the URL) in Internet Explorer 8 on Vista, it crashes the tab and IE attempts to recover twice, finishing with res://...
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Edit Comment link breaks when I edit a comment and then press [enter] to save

Confirmed in IE9 (latest version). When I press the <enter> key after editing comment, clicking on the comment's edit link again does nothing.* I have to refresh the page to get the edit link ...
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We also offer [what] for open source projects?

In the "May I promote here?" section of the FAQ there is an omission of some word; We also offer [special discounts? rates?] for open source projects and non-profit organizations. What is it that ...
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Commenting switches Internet Explorer 8 to Compatibility Mode

Once in compatibility mode, pressing Enter to add comments no longer works. So there is something wonky going on with the scripts (happened on a recent change set that was rolled out?)
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Username display - Bug with Chrome and IE

So I get that Dave Newton used a special font for his username: It seems to have no problem with firefox, but on Chrome and Explorer when he answers or ask a question (not on his user page though), ...
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