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    Want to embed form in our page and need IE8 Compatibility support

    Asked by enbridgewebpresence on August 26, 2013 at 02:45 PM

    Hi,

    Our issue is our company uses IE8 and it is set to IE8 Compatibility mode for the browser mode. This prevents the javascript from executing in the iframed or script-embedded JotForm.

    We don't have a public-exposed page with the embedding of the form. But to demonstrate a test with a simple .htm page and any JotForm with javascript (like hint fields or a date field) will do.

    On our page, we can tell IE8 to run in regular IE8 mode using a few meta settings. I think we need the iframe or script hook to return the proper meta tags too. We set the X-UA-Compatible to ie=edge as the first element in the head.

    Thanks

    compatibility JotForm date field meta ie8 internet explorer 8
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_T on August 26, 2013 at 03:57 PM

    Thank you for contacting us regarding the IE8 compatibility issue.

    I was able to reproduce it, so I have escalated a ticket to our Developers in order to add the 'ie=edge' meta tag.

    However, it looks like that added tag fixed the problem on my test page.

    Can you check this from your side?

    https://shots.jotform.com/mike/examples/testIE8.html

    We will update this thread as soon as we have any news.

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    JotForm Founder

    Answered by aytekin on August 31, 2013 at 07:44 AM

    We added this request to our feature requests list. For now you should probably use the full source code and add that line manually. 

    Number 3 here:

    http://www.jotform.com/help/67-Which-Form-Embed-Code-Should-I-Use