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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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SharePoint Internet Explorer 7 Rendering issues

this is my first post here. I have tried to find something similar to my question, but I may have missed an appropriate answer. My apologies if I am asking the same question twice. I have a page ...
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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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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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Best practice SharePoint 2010 with SP1 and IE11, compatibility mode on or off?

I am using sharepoint 2010 with SP1. We would like to push on all our workstations IE11. But we don't know if we turn for the sharepoint sites compatibility mode on or off. What is the best, on or off ...
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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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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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Browser based InfoPath form scrolling to top of page randomly

When users are filling out a web enabled InfoPath 2010 form on my company's SharePoint site there are times that the form will automatically scroll to the top of the page. The user checks a box and ...
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IE9-32 bit compatability with SP2010

I am testing IE9-32 bit compatibility with SP2010. I have prepared the testcase/usecase for testing our custom SP solutions. At the same time,i want to test the OOB functionalities of SP2010 with ...
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Open link to a local folder

In our SharePoint 2010 intranet I'm trying to put a link to a local resource into a list of links. The links are displayed on page, but clicking on them does not open the file or folder. Putting the ...
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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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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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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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Iframe and sharepoint compatibilty

I have a iframe where a user completes few courses and clicks finish at the end where we track the user activity as complete . This used to work with IE,chrome and mozilla. Recently one of the users ...
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Update panel not working in Safari browser

I have a visual web part in which one button and a label inside an update panel. When I run the web part in IE and Firefox it works fine but it does not work in Safari. My declarative part is: ...
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Submitted InfoPath forms cannot be opened in browser

After attempting to solve a minor glitch with security signatures, any form I submit using the InfoPath Form Filler cannot be opened in the browser, even after removing all the signatures. I can ...
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SharePoint 2010 - $ is not defined in Firefox using jQuery 1.7.2

When ListItem's add/edit pages are open via Firefox, reference to jQuery library returns 200 OK ( i've checked it up via firebug ), but JS error appears at first line of jQuery code <script ...
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Sharepoint 2013 in 2010 mode

We recently got Sharepoint 2013. Our users run Office 2010 and IE9. Especially latter gave us problems because of the missing drag and drop functionality which is HTML5 thus not working for IE9. A ...
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Pager not rendering in Internet Explorer 8

There isn't any custom CSS/JS attached to the site, but it has been reported to me, and I can verify, that for some reason the Pager control (td class = ms-paging) doesn't render in Internet Explorer ...
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Why does my browser render apostrophe's as question marks, spaces as “nbsp” and other characters with HTML tags?

An example of my problem is at http://techfests.com/NWA/2012/Tracks/Cloud/default.aspx. Notice how the word "Microsoft's" is rendered as "Microsoft?s". I input this in the Text Editor on the web ...
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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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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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UpdatePanel in sharepoint not working in Safari browser

I implemented a simple visual web part with updatepanel with a button and a label. When I click on a button, OnClick event is called and the label is getting filled. This works fine in all browsers ...
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How does SharePoint 2013 Enable Editing of Documents for Chrome and Fire Fox?

One of the coolest new features of SP 2013 is that you can now click "edit document" in Chrome and Fire Fox and the document is loaded for editing in the applicable Office application without first ...
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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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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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JavaScript code to enable - disable people editor control not working in Chrome and Firefox

I have an application page in which two radio buttons and a people editor control is there. My requirement is, if radio button "Yes" is checked then the people editor control should be enabled other ...
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IE9 Quirks Mode issue? SP 2010!

I work on a 2010 intranet (foundation) site, which over the past year has been working fine and dandy (the company uses ie8). Now faced with possibly moving up to IE9 due to some software upgrades, ...
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SP2013 Default IE Compatibility Mode

We're working on using some custom CSS in a Script Editor in our SharePoint 2013 environment and we discovered that the box-shadow which we are using does not display in IE9. In looking into this it ...
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SharePoint 2013 theme engine issue applying selection background color.

In our SharePoint 2013 site we have custom theme aware CSS, most of which is working fine across browsers (IE8/9/10, Safari and Firefox) but in case of /* ...
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Excel web access webpart throwing javascript error ( in ewamoss.js) in IE10

I am using Excel web access web part to display Excel reports in Sharepoint 2010. It's working fine with IE9. When I am loading the report in IE 10, it's throwing the error "Unable to get property ...
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Firefox and Chrome: Caching previous pages after user logs out

Is there a way to prevent browsers from doing this? The backstory is, the application is a sharepoint 2010 app for a financial investments company. So needless to say this sort of caching issue cant ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2013 Edit Ribbon Opens when you hit return on an input form in Chrome?

I added textbox to a SharePoint Online 2013 Page. In Chrome when I hit enter it opens the Edit Ribbon. It does not happen in IE. Anybody know what this might be about?
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Browser “back” history list has multiple entries for the same pages in SharePoint Online

Our company uses SharePoint Online for our public-facing website. All was well until a week ago. When browsing our website, clicking through links, it was discovered one would sometimes have to ...
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css is working within sharepoint designer, but not browser

I am creating a homepage currently with sharepoint designer 2010 and I am trying to sandbox the main page. Though when using my CSS sheet with the aspx file it works file in the designer application, ...
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SharePoint 2013 App on Google Chrome

I added an app to my Site,it works fine on IE11 but if I try to use it from Chrome Browser (v34.0.1847.116 m) the browser asks me for user and password and never go through to the app. Even with ...
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Bad cursor position in SharePoint 2013 Note Board (FireFox)

I'm trying to post a note in SharePoint 2013 Note Board (using FireFox 19 version), the mouse cursor goes out of the text input area. Screenshot: http://www.rodyk.lt/images/2013/04/10/cursordSbh3.png ...
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Microsoft apps on the web

I'm a database manager in a growing company. My boss is pretty savvy with data too. He occasionally creates spreadsheets or Access databases. These would be better with collaboration. We need total ...
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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: ...