Forcing Internet Explorer compatibilty modes on the server side
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When working with Connections, you may find that certain display or functional issues occur in Internet Explorer that do not happen in other browsers. When this occurs, it is a good idea to check the IE compatibility mode in effect. One way this can be set is directly in IE. For example, in IE 11, you can hit F12 to launch Developer Tools and then use the displays icon to select among the different compatibility mode options.
Another, more general way to set this for Connections is via a tag in the Lotu
The false option disables setting an earlier compatibility mode and uses the default configured in the browser. The native option forces rendering in IE 9 mode. The latter can be required in cases where the browser is IE 10 or later but the rendering must be in IE 9 mode, as is the case for certain themes.
Validating changes is easily done with Fiddler. Simply load a page and check for X-UA-Compatible header. This will be set as follows:
Chad Scott, IBM Connections, Software Support Engineer