Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Mar 2008 21:24 UTC
Internet Explorer Microsoft has released the first beta release of Internet Explorer 8 just a few moments ago. "Download Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 and put the web at your service for you and your customers. This beta is aimed at web developers and designers to help them take advantage of new features in Internet Explorer 8 that will enhance their websites. Download the beta version of Internet Explorer 8. Internet Explorer 8 is currently available in English and will soon be available in German and Simplified Chinese. Please continue to monitor this page for updates and availability of other languages."
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IE7 Mode switching....
by Splinter on Thu 6th Mar 2008 00:02 UTC
Splinter
Member since:
2005-07-13

... requires a restart of all IE instances.

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RE: IE7 Mode switching....
by gonzo on Thu 6th Mar 2008 06:51 in reply to "IE7 Mode switching...."
gonzo Member since:
2005-11-10

... requires a restart of all IE instances.


No, it does not. Use Tools -> Developer Tools and then go to View menu.

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RE[2]: IE7 Mode switching....
by Splinter on Thu 6th Mar 2008 07:39 in reply to "RE: IE7 Mode switching...."
Splinter Member since:
2005-07-13

Really... must try that... using the button on the tool bar tells me to restart.

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RE[2]: IE7 Mode switching....
by Splinter on Fri 7th Mar 2008 01:17 in reply to "RE: IE7 Mode switching...."
Splinter Member since:
2005-07-13

Your right... I wonder why the button in the toolbar requires a restart then... strange.

That said the developer tools included are a good step forward and very helpful. The ability to flip your sight between different IE rendering versions is wonderful and reduces the need to have multiple IE's installed.

Does anyone know if the switching also changes the Script handling so that detection scripts get the right answer?

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