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Internet Explorer Will Finally Stop Drawing a Pointless 2 Pixel Border Around Web Sites

As a programmer by trade, this one has always driven me crazy—Internet Explorer would draw a 2-pixel border around web sites, screwing up your pixel calculations.

Looks like in the latest IE9 code they’ve finally removed it. Now if they would just get rid of that clicking sound.

Making Sites Look Their Best in Standards Mode [IEBlog]

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  • Published 08/24/10

Comments (3)

  1. Nike

    Wow! It’s actually beginning to look like a real webbrowser. HTML5, CSS3 support and now this too? It’s too good to be true for Microsoft, they must screw up with something.

  2. Aethec

    Good. Could be done with this too (save as REG file…it might work on HKLM):

    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet Explorer]
    “No3DBorder”=dword:00000001

  3. Helpful Guy

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