Topics in Rational information centers truncate lines in Internet Explorer 8

Technote (troubleshooting)


Problem(Abstract)

The information centers for all IBM® Rational® products do not wrap lines of text properly in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 on some computers.

Environment

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

Resolving the problem

Enable the compatibility view in your browser for all sites or specifically for IBM sites.

To enable the compatibility view for all sites:

    1. Open Internet Explorer 8.
    2. Click Tools > Compatibility View.

To enable the compatibility view for IBM sites:

    1. Open Internet Explorer 8.
    2. Open a web page on ibm.com.
    3. Click Tools > Compatibility View Settings.
    4. In the Add this website field, ensure that the domain name ibm.com is displayed.
    5. Click Add. The domain name ibm.com is now listed as one of the websites you have added to this compatibility view section.
    6. Click Close.

After enabling the compatibility view, the browser refreshes and lines in the help topics wrap correctly in Internet Explorer 8.

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Software Development Rational Quality Manager Documentation 1.0, 2.0, 2.0.1, 3.0.1, 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2
Software Development Rational Requirements Composer Documentation 1.0, 2.0, 3.0.1, 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2
Software Development Rational DOORS Documentation 9.0, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4, 9.5, 9.5.1
Software Development Rational Insight Documentation 1.0, 1.0.1, 1.1, 1.1.1
Software Development Rational ClearQuest Documentation 7.0, 7.0.1, 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.0, 8.0.1
Software Development Rational ClearCase Documentation 7.0, 7.0.1, 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.0, 8.0.1
Software Development Rational Change Documentation 5.0, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.3.1
Software Development Rational Build Forge Documentation 7.0, 7.0.1, 7.0.2, 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 7.1.3, 8.0
Software Development Rational Focal Point Documentation 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6
Software Development Rational Functional Tester Documentation 6.1, 7.0, 7.0.1, 8.0, 8.1, 8.1.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.5
Software Development Rational Asset Manager Documentation 7.0, 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.2, 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.5.2
Software Development Rational Performance Tester Documentation 5.1, 6.1, 7.0, 7.0.1, 7.0.2, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.2.1, 8.3, 8.5
Software Development Rational Publishing Engine Documentation 1.1, 1.2
Software Development Rational Rhapsody Documentation 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.5.2, 7.5.3, 7.6, 7.6.1, 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3
Software Development Rational Software Architect Documentation 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3, 8.0.4, 8.5, 9.0
Software Development Rational Synergy Documentation 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 7.0, 7.1, 7.1a, 7.2, 7.2.1
Software Development Rational System Architect Documentation 11.0, 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 11.4
Software Development Rational Application Developer Standard Edition for WebSphere Software Documentation 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3, 8.0.4 All Editions
Software Development Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management Solution Documentation 3.0.1, 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3
Software Development Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager Documentation 1.0, 4.0.3

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More support for:

Rational Team Concert
Documentation

Software version:

1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2

Operating system(s):

Linux, Windows

Reference #:

1587589

Modified date:

2013-05-10

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