Archive for May, 2015

Using WebCenter Publisher with Internet Explorer 11

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

The release of Internet Explorer 11 has caused a unique set of issues for WebCenter Interaction. We’ve covered some WCI portal hacks and Collaboration server hacks to work around some of these challenges; today’s post is about Publisher.

First off, you’ve probably noticed that Publisher doesn’t work with IE11:
publisher-ie-5.5
The solution to this problem is simple: Go to Tools: Compatibility View Settings, and add your portal site to the list:
compatibility_list_ie11

This will enable “Compatibility Mode” for IE, which means that (among other things) the user agent string will contain “MSIE”, which lets Publisher use its antiquated user agent sniffing to enable Publisher Explorer:
publisher-explorer
The next one after the break isn’t quite so simple. (more…)