Sys.Browser.documentMode Field

Gets a value that indicates the document compatibility mode of the browser.

var mode = Sys.Browser.documentMode;

The value 0 for any browser other than Internet Explorer. For Internet Explorer, returns one of the following numbers that indicates compatibility with a version of Internet Explorer:

  • 5 (compatible with Internet Explorer 5.0)

  • 7 (compatible with Internet Explorer 7.0)

  • 8 (compatible with Internet Explorer 8.0)

The document compatibility modes of Internet Explorer enable different features and can affect the way that content is displayed.

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