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1578824 - Toolbar buttons not showing in IE8


  • Visual Studio .NET Web application
  • Crystal Reports viewer display as expected all the common browsers - except IE8
  • IE8 displays the report, but the viewer toolbar is missing:



  • Check if using Compatibility Mode displays the viewer correctly
  • If it does, add the following to the header tag:

<head runat="server">
    <title>My CR Viewer Page</title>    
    <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=EmulateIE7" />


Internet Explorer tool bar , KBA , BI-DEV-NET-SDK , .NET SDK / COM SDK , How To


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