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IE CSS hacks - IE6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
IE6 Only
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_selector {...}
IE6 & IE7
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*html or { _property: }
IE7 Only
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*+html or { *property: } - Keep in mind that you have to put the IE7 property first within the same selector.
IE8
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.selector/*\**/ { color:#f00; }
**NOTE**: LESS v1.5.0 shoots out an error when compiling the CSS if you use this hack :/
IE8 and IE9 (TOTALLY NOT NEEDED - I LEFT HERE FOR REFERENCE ONLY)
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.selector { color:#f00\9; } - http://stackoverflow.com/questions/660652/ie8-css-selector
The above solution doesn't work with font-family, so instead you need to use "\0/ !important"
Example: { font-family:Arial \0/ !important; }
http://dimox.net/personal-css-hacks-for-ie6-ie7-ie8/
Also, using "\9" is picked up by IE10 and IE11 so you need to redeclare the CSS rules with "-ms-high-contrast:". See info below.
IE9 Only
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:root .class/#id { property:value \0/IE9; }
**NOTE**: Prepos v4.0.1 shoots out an error when compiling the CSS if you use this hack :/
http://blog.vervestudios.co/blog/post/2011/05/13/IE9-Only-CSS-Hack.aspx
IE10 Only
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Method 1: UA Sniffing, which isn't the most loved method to target browsers, but here it is anyway.
http://css-tricks.com/ie-10-specific-styles/
Place this script in the <head>:
<script>
var doc = document.documentElement;
doc.setAttribute('data-useragent', navigator.userAgent);
</script>
Usage:
html[data-useragent*='MSIE 10.0'] .selector {...}
Method 2: It used 'Conditional compilation' which is not UA sniffing. Also, it excludes IE11 as well.
http://www.impressivewebs.com/ie10-css-hacks/
Conditional compilation: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/8ka90k2e(v=vs.94).aspx
Place this script in the <head>:
<!--[if !IE]><!-->
<script>
if (/*@cc_on!@*/false && document.documentMode === 10) {
document.documentElement.className+=' ie10';
}
</script>
<!--<![endif]-->
Note: Seems the Conditional Comment is not necessary, but I like to include it for good measure.
Usage:
.ie10 .selector {...}
== More info here: https://philipnewcomer.net/2014/04/target-internet-explorer-10-11-css/
IE10 and IE11
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@media screen and (-ms-high-contrast: active), (-ms-high-contrast: none) {
.selector { property:value; }
}
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crmpicco commented Nov 27, 2017

Useful, thanks for sharing.

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cmcommons commented Nov 30, 2017

I second what @crmpicco said. VERY useful. Thank you!

@hiyangguo
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hiyangguo commented Jan 23, 2018

Useful, thanks very much.

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HM100 commented Mar 11, 2018

Thanks for it. I'll try to test it soon

@Ivanly
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Ivanly commented Mar 15, 2018

thaks very much

@Gautamece22
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Gautamece22 commented May 10, 2018

Thank you dear. It helped.

@Oltika
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Oltika commented Jun 8, 2018

thank you!

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stevefurley commented Apr 8, 2019

Legend!

@mrshawnspencer
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mrshawnspencer commented Oct 17, 2019

Greatly appreciate it.

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britotiagos commented Apr 7, 2021

Thank you for putting this together.
Far as I know these do not work anymore

IE10 and IE11
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@media screen and (-ms-high-contrast: active), (-ms-high-contrast: none) {
	.selector { property:value; }
}

Should be just this.

IE10 and IE11
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@media screen and (-ms-high-contrast: none) {
 .selector { property:value; }
  }

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