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Forums and IE6

Post by kringled » 22 May 2010, 05:06

The Board index, and the list of topics within each individual forum, do not display at all usably on IE6 - they are compressed vertically. Individual threads are fine. I know, IE6 is two versions out of date. Normally I read from my home computer, but right now I am on a business trip, with only the work laptop,
and as a corporate thing, we are still stuck at IE6 for right now. (Even though we're buying web applications that don't work well with IE6...). None of the settings I can find in IE6 seem to help.

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Re: Forums and IE6

Post by BlueMaxima » 22 May 2010, 05:20

One solution. Get FireFox :)
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Re: Forums and IE6

Post by Zarel » 22 May 2010, 05:31

Another solution: Get Google Chrome or Firefox Portable - they don't require administrator privileges to work.

We support IE6 wherever we can (and I spent a significant amount of effort getting the rest of the site passable in IE6), but we can't really help it if phpBB doesn't.

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Re: Forums and IE6

Post by Kamaze » 22 May 2010, 12:44

You're using a 9 years old browser, what do you expect?
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Re: Forums and IE6

Post by kringled » 22 May 2010, 14:24

Really, it's more what does my IT department expect. I'm not the only one in this situation; up till the end of March, my wife's job was programming and maintaining training and certification websites for corporate clients, some of whom were still also stuck at IE6. I'll look into a portable version.

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Re: Forums and IE6

Post by KukY » 22 May 2010, 14:53

IE is just... mean.
For all websites I make I have a decison: Fu** IE!

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Re: Forums and IE6

Post by kringled » 22 May 2010, 14:55

Back with Firefox Portable. Much, much better; thanks for the suggestion.

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Re: Forums and IE6

Post by Emdek » 22 May 2010, 20:17

Well, you can support browsers* or IE.

* May contain new IE versions in future.
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Re: Forums and IE6

Post by KukY » 22 May 2010, 20:40

Emdek wrote:Well, you can support browsers* or IE.

* May contain new IE versions in future.
I pick browsers.

May? You really are an optimist...

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Re: Forums and IE6

Post by Emdek » 22 May 2010, 21:43

KukY wrote:May? You really are an optimist...
That's only a dream... ;-)
But IE 9 which will be probably released later his year will be somewhere where browsers were already two or three years ago, so it's a very big progress. :-)
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Re: Forums and IE6

Post by KukY » 22 May 2010, 21:46

Emdek wrote:That's only a dream... ;-)
But IE 9 which will be probably released later his year will be somewhere where browsers were already two or three years ago, so it's a very big progress. :-)
True...
*remembered that needs to recheck HTML 5 standards...*

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