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A reason to hate Internet Explorer

By on Oct 24, 2008 in Wisdom | 6 comments

I’ve been addicted to firefox and my friend Prady called me today to give me a reason to hate Internet Explorer. Prady called to tell me that the Superblog appears broken in IE. I fired up IE to see if there was any problem and to my surprise, only title of the first post appeared in IE. I checked with Firefox and the blog showed up without any problem. I spent about 30-45 minutes investigating the issue and later found out that it the issue occurred when a post is formatted in MS Words & pasted using WordPress’s “Paste From Word” option. Microsoft’s word inserts some invisible characters in the post (visible only when you re-edit the post using IE) that make the text & sidebars go away. I had to edit the posts to get the IE view back and hopefully, everything’s working fine now. That said, Microsoft, I need a solid reason to try out your...