Cross-browser or Browser compatibility refers to the ability of a website, web application, HTML construct or client-side script to function in environments that provide its required features and to bow out or degrade gracefully when features are absent or lacking.

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Logout in Mozilla and chrome not working / ADFS Authentication

I have custom logout page created. I have used an application page for logout. In the application page, I use a javascript and say document.execCommand(ClearAuthenticationCache). This works fine in ...
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Opening calendar in IE redirects to an url with ?ShowInGrid=False parameter and then an error is shown

When I open the calendar.aspx in IE7, the page loads fine and I can see the calendar but the page then gets automatically redirected to a calendar.aspx?ShowInGrid=False which then produces an error: ...
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Allow Users adjust Text Size in Browser

How do I enable users the ability to increase the font size on SharePoint sites, by using the settings in their browser. For example in using IE, users can use View > Text Size > Larger etc.
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Rich Text fields in New Item Dialog - IE9

I had an issue with a number of things due to upgrading my web application's master page to utilize IE9 for HTML 5 and CSS 3 goodies. The problem is this breaks a LOT of things in SharePoint 2010. ...
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Why does the scrollbar for Chrome users hide sometimes?

We're building a SP2010 SP1 site. For users on Chrome, sometimes the scrollbar doesn't display. The user has to refresh 1-10 times until the scrollbar appears. Why does Chrome have trouble ...
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Force InfoPath to open in browser, from Tasks Hyperlink

My project team has created an InfoPath form for gathering information related to IT requests. In the workflow we have created "Collect data from user" tasks. When the user clicks on the hyperlink ...
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SharePoint XSLT and FF + Safari

I'm currently working on optimizing a clients website for all big browsers (IE, FF, Safari, Chrome, Opera) and I've encountered unsolveable issues (for me at least) here regarding the CQWP & ...
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How to print bulk document from SharePoint site

How can we print bulk documents from SharePoint site through the browser? We have to print the documents through browser means at client side not at server side. The printer is not in the server ...
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Cookie support for SharePoint on mobiles

How does mobile browsers deal with cookies? I'm optimizing a customer's network site to work on mobile devices, and they would like to avoid getting prompted for logins every time they visit the site ...
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Making office documents from SharePoint work with non-Internet-Explorer browsers

This one bugs me since years, and I'm guessing it may not be solvable: When clicking the link to a document (let's say a DOC file) inside Internet Explorer on a SharePoint 2010 website, Internet ...
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SharePoint 2010 and browser support

Is there an out-of-the-box way of restricting browsers and versions from within SharePoint 2010? We have found that the user has the best experience on IE7+ for our intranet so we'd like to redirect ...
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Problem with expanding/collaping gridview rows in Firefox

I have an asp:Gridview control called gvComments that uses the following Javascript to show/hide table rows. If the expand/collapse button is clicked, a string (EventID) is passed to the function and ...
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Can't get GetListItems working in Internet Explorer 7

In the below code, I'm using SPServices library to get a list item's author's name. $().SPServices({ operation: "GetListItems", async: false, listName: ...
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Raw HTML content in editing controls using IE9

After updating the browser to IE9 (I used IE7 before), weird things happen when working on MOSS2007. When trying to edit content (a wiki entry for example), the textarea for editing shows raw HTML ...
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Does SharePoint 2010 work with Firefox?

In SharePoint 2007, it was impossible to work as a site administrator or farm administrator, when using Firefox as a web browser. Does SharePoint 2010 work with any web browser (or at least Chrome / ...
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Infopath browser support

In our company, we have two big SharePoint 2010 farms, one is internet-facing, the other one is intra-net facing. Because we are planning to host all of our internet facing sites (30+), intranet, ...
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Context menu: Actions don't work with IE 8

I am using WSS 3.0 When I hover over an item (i.e document) and click the down arrow, the drop down menu appears (ie. View Properties, Edit Properties, Delete, etc.) but actions only work in ...
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Was the old SharePoint shipped with a javascript bug & how do I update it to latest version?

I have been handed a server that has a fresh installation of small business server 2003. SharePoint has been installed, and it is a completely fresh copy (no changes made) I know for a fact that ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Wiki Editor does not work with IE 9

my problem is that when I try to edit a Wiki page with IE 9 on Windows 7 then the loading symbol appears in the right upper corner but it stays there and nothing happens. Also after waiting some time ...
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How to target for IE6 clients with SharePoint 2010?

I know IE6 is not officially supported and the out-of-the-box rendering on IE6 is pretty ugly. That said, is there any way to get SharePoint configured so that IE6 clients can display a publishing ...
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Drag And Drop SharePoint WebParts in Mozilla FireFox

i am having a problem with drag and drop of Share-point web-parts in browsers other than I.E. the drag and drop of Share-point web-parts in internet explorer works fine . but in any other browser it ...
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Property value picker problem on non-IE browsers

We have several profile properties that are set as multivalue fields and are restricted to a list of options. Some of them are set up as Company Name Company Name - Specific Department 1 Company Name ...
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Embedding an InfoPath form within a SharePoint page

I have a working document library that uses a template content type, which is an InfoPath form. I have enabled the browser compatibility settings and the "view form in browser" option in the document ...
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Unexpected text 'var _spUserId=1' in welcome control on custom Master Page

I have a custom Master Page. But I when I view it in FireFox I have some additional text after the Welcome Control. It's not there in Internet Explorer. The Text is: Welcome,.... var _spUserId=1 ...
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IE6 and SP2010 functionality

If I run SP 2010 UI in MOSS 2007 compatibility mode by using UIVersion=3 do I still get all of the SP 2010 functionality eg enterprises wide taxonomy and metadata and FAST for SP 2010 and document and ...
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How compatible is Internet Explorer 6 with SharePoint 2010?

I am working on a project for a company where we plan to use SharePoint 2010. The client machines still use IE6 as their default browser. There are plans to move to another version of IE but it will ...
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Why do InfoPath browser forms with managed code behave differently in IE and Firefox?

Symptoms: You develop a browser-compatible InfoPath form with managed code for business logic. You use ContactSelector ActiveX control to look up and resolve users from the SharePoint site Users ...