.Net, ASP.NET, IIS, IIS7, Internet Explorer, Programming, Software, Web Server

IIS7 Increase File Size Upload Restrictions

In IIS 7 there is a lesser known upload file size limit of 30 megabytes. Usually this is more than enough for most Web applications, but sometimes you will want to allow your users to transfer larger files. To do so, you’ll need to update a setting in IIS. Continue reading “IIS7 Increase File Size Upload Restrictions”

CSS3, HTML, HTML5, Internet Explorer, Programming, Software

Fixing IE 10 Text Box ‘X’ and Sizing Issues

I’m taking a look into the controversial new ‘X‘ that IE displays in text boxes along with text box sizing changes between IE 10 and previous versions.

Users will often  complain that they click it by accident and that it clears what they have entered. I can’t say I disagree with them. This is especially the case with smaller sized text boxes, or text boxes that have a large amount of text, or even text boxes where the text is right aligned.

Further, it seems that IE 8 and above will render text boxes wider by two pixels. The height is also slightly greater. This increase in text box width and height can be horrible for trying to convert a carefully planned Web form layout from IE quirks mode to a modern version of IE.

Here are the questions I intend to answer:

HTML, Internet Explorer, Programming, Software

ASP.NET 4.01 Controls Lose all Formatting in IE10

IE 10
IE 10

I’ve been running compatibility tests of IE10 with Web pages written in Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4.01

I’ve found that IE10 tends to completely lose any formatting on .NET controls so that all control dimensions revert to the default. This can’t be fixed by setting compatibility mode to an earlier IE version. Clearly there’s something strange happening here with IE10 and ASP.NET 4.01

If  you find this article useful, then follow this link to read about other issues with Internet Explorer that I have written about. Continue reading “ASP.NET 4.01 Controls Lose all Formatting in IE10”