Compatibility View mode in IE8 RC1

While browsing the web with Internet Explorer 8 RC1 (download), if you come across some web sites where everything is not displayed correctly. These issues can be fixed by clicking on the Compatibility View button on the address bar:This button draws the page the same way that Internet Explorer 7 would - allowing content designed for older web […]

While browsing the web with Internet Explorer 8 RC1 (download), if you come across some web sites where everything is not displayed correctly. These issues can be fixed by clicking on the Compatibility View button on the address bar:

This button draws the page the same way that Internet Explorer 7 would - allowing content designed for older web browsers to still work well in Internet Explorer 8. By default, Internet Explorer 8 displays a site using its most standards compliant mechanism. Compatibility View is domain specific – if you click the Compatibility View button on abc.example.com, all pages on example.com will be rendered in Compatibility View. Internet Explorer 8 remembers the setting – next time you come back to example.com, we will render it in Compatibility View.

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