Jira 6.0.3 - Broken layout in IE8


I'm running a Jira setup which I upgraded today from 5.2.7 to 6.0.3. One thing I'm noticing now is that the layout is broken when viewing with Internet Explorer. I have only tested with IE8 so I can't say how it is across versions. I've tested with Chrome and Firefox and then it looks as it should.

The issue is visible in the dashboard view and particularly crippling for us when using Greenhopper and looking at the agile view.

Is this problem known? What can be done about it?

I'll attach some screenshots.

dashboard: http://i.imgur.com/rp3iZ6T.png

agile: http://i.imgur.com/WIsfygr.png

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Mirek Community Champion Jul 02, 2013

Hi Will,

Internet Explorer 8.0 is not fully supported browser when using JIRA 6.x .. Especailly when using "Compatibily View" option. Please chce if you have this option ON. If you want to avoid UI issue with JIRA the best way is to switch to different browser (Firefox, Chrome).

More information about supported platforms you can find in below documentation:


I hope that will help,

Best Regards,


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We had the same problem and the compatibility view was the culprit.

Some more information can be found here : https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRAKB/Compatibility+Mode+related+problems+on+Internet+Explorer

Best regards,


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