Questions tagged [internet-explorer-8]

Internet Explorer 8 is no longer officially supported by Stack Exchange. Bugs related to this browser are unlikely to be fixed.

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Search and login overlap in the new topbar [duplicate]

When I tried StackOverflow.com in IE 8, this is what happened to me. The log in and search text box overlap, but when using Chrome, it looks fine So I wonder why this is happening? Is it a coding bug ...
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Edit comment link in flag queue disappears when editing a post

The "edit" link to edit flagged comments in the flag queue disappears after clicking the "edit" link for a question/answer. This happens whether clicking edit on a flagged post or on the post ...
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which StackExchange forum should I ask CSS questions specific to html and Internet Explorer?

I have a styling issue on our company's intranet that I can't figure out. It only happens with IE8 or lower. IE 9/10, FF, Chrome, Safari and Opera are all OK. I don't really know which StackExchange ...
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“Multi-Collider Thingy” doesn't dropdown on question pages (IE8) [duplicate]

sigh... I am embarrased to admit that my workplace still has us running on Windows XP with IE8 (and that installing Firefox, Chrome or other non-standard software has the extreme potential of getting ...
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The related questions on sidebar are displaying links instead of Question titles

As specified in the title, related questions sometimes have links instead of their respective question titles. (This is the question where that screenshot was taken) This issue is identified in IE 8....
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JavaScript error when logged in [duplicate]

When I am logged in to any Stack Exchange site, many (all?) of the JavaScript features do not work. I am unable to view my inbox or view more comments, autosuggestions for tags do not work, and I am ...
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I get a JavaScript error when attempting to post a question on Stack Overflow, using IE8

I am unable to post questions on Stack Overflow. I am using IE8. Is that a supported browser? As far as I can remember I was able to post questions earlier. Here's the JavaScript error: "JSON is ...
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Prettify claims the whole post body

The first edition of this question: https://stackoverflow.com/q/15692844/11683 Seems like the question text is all prettified despite it's not formatted as all code. Does not happen in the preview. ...
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Avoid reload when taking Back button to homepage

Sometimes a question on the homepage catches my eye just as I've clicked something else, and by the time I've clicked Back to return to the homepage it's disappeared from view. I'd prefer it if, when ...
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Getting “Please see the error above” but no error is visible for new questions in IE8

I've never posted on Stack Overflow before, so this is my first attempt. I've drafted my question but when I try to submit it, it says: Your question couldn't be submitted. Please see the error ...
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Bug in design when using Internet Explorer 8

In Internet Explorer 8, the image of Meta Stack Overflow and Stack Overflow is not clear in the profile page: The image of the badge and bold text in the answer has more than ...
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Invalid character in adzerk script on IE8

I'm using IE8 (without compat view) and when I search all C# questions on stackoverflow, I see a browser error on the bottom left on the status bar. On double clicking it, I see this error. This is ...
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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 ...
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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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Language: lang-none adds unwanted line breaks

The <!-- language: lang-none --> hint seems to add unwanted line break after each line. Without the hint: code line; another line; more; lines; With the hint: code line; another line; more; ...
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Logging in with a StackExchange account causes IE8 to go catatonic

When I first signed up for Drupal Answers, instead of my normal MyOpenID identity I created a StackExchange account -- by "mistake" since I somehow missed the MyOpenID option. I've since signed ...
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Weird freakiness with network rep graph

I'm using Internet Explorer 8, and the rep graph on my network profile now looks like this: I just checked and it's not just my graph, other users are showing up like this as well. Another weird ...
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It's fat but not big

The big fat search box. What else? Internet Explorer 8.0
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Arrow next to username shows as empty block, not as arrow in IE8 and Firefox

In IE 8.6007.18702, the arrow next to the username shows as a DLE type block. In Firefox it shows correctly as an arrow. UPDATE: I have the font that Jeff references below, and the issue still ...
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How do I enable spell checking for SO in IE8?

When I access SO from home in Firefox (under Ubuntu), it underlines in red my spelling misteaks (and there are many). But when I use IE8 (under XP) on a different machine, I do not get that ...
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Tabbing breaks SO's ask question form in IE8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When creating an answer, accidental Tab can ruin the session When I try to ask a question on SO with IE8, press Tab, go back to the edit box, do it again, etc., two things ...