Internet Explorer 9 support

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    CMS\XP versions that support IE9

    Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 is currently supported by the following CMS\XP releases:
    • CMS 6.4.1 Update-5 (rev. 111003) and later CMS 6.4.1 versions.
    • CMS 6.5 Update-2 (rev. 111123) and later CMS\XP releases till XP 8.1 versions.

    Known issues:

    • [Resolved in 6.5.0 Update-4] To use the Page Editor, Preview or Sitecore Debugger in IE9, you must enable the Compatibility View mode in Internet Explorer. (341909, 347176, 349492, 348382)
    • [Resolved in 6.5.0 Update-4] The Page Editor does not support the inline Content Editor when using IE9. Instead, the Content Editor opens in a pop-up window when a user clicks the "Edit" button in the ribbon or the "Edit the related item" command in the floating toolbar, just as if the WebEdit.UserPopupContentEditor setting was set to true. (357963) 
    • The Rich Text Editor does not allow using HTML 5 tags when editing Rich Text fields. (362578)
    • [Resolved in 6.5.0 Update-5] When using the Japanese client language in IE9, the font size in the Sitecore clients will be smaller than in IE8 and IE7. (353224)
    • [Resolved in 8.0 Update-6] The Keyboard Map application does not show the key code when pressing a key. (353144)
    • The Database Usage window partially hides the content of the window. (353160)
    • In the Properties dialog box, in the Content Editor, the ID of the current item is partially hidden. (353146)  

    CMS\XP versions that do not support IE9

    Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 is currently not supported by the following CMS releases:

    • CMS 6.4.1 Update-4 and earlier CMS releases.
    • Sitecore XP 8.1 and later XP releases.

    Most of Sitecore user interfaces are however expected to work correctly when running IE9 in the Compatibility View mode for CMS 6.4.1 Update-3 and earlier CMS releases.

Applies to:

CMS 6+

March 14, 2014
March 30, 2017

Reference number:

341909, 347176, 349492, 348382, 353224, 353144, 353160, 353146, 362578

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