pre tag prevents Reading View from being available in IE11 Metro

Won’t fix Issue #608124


Jul 10, 2014
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  1. Launch IE 11
  2. Go to
  3. Notice Read button displays
  4. Go to
  5. Notice Read button does not display

The only difference between the pages is the pre tag

Expected Results:

The Reading button be enabled even in the presence of a pre tag.

Actual Results:


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Sermet I.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Tim S.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Tim S.” to “Myung S.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Myung S.” to “Stefanie T.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Stefanie T.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “Won’t fix”

      Changed Assigned To to “Bogdan B.”

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