Resonsive Sites Respond to Width Change Differently in Desktop versus Modern IE

Won’t fix Issue #639216


Jul 22, 2014
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  1. Open in Modern IE snap to side of your monitor
  2. Open in Desktop IE snap to the other side of the Modern IE window.

Modern IE uses zoom to scale down the page while the Desktop IE will allow the CSS to adjust the layout.

Go to in the desktop browser. Adjust your browser width and note website response.

Go to in the immersive UI browser. Adjust the browse width and note a different response.

Expected Results:

Modern and Desktop IE should always render the same markup identically.

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Tony S.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Tony S.” to “Christian F.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Christian F.” to “Matt R.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

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

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