A Nice feature in IE9 is the F12 Developer Tool. Testing in IE7 and IE8 is always a bit of a chore. But you are running windows and have IE9 installed then you can use the Developer Tool. To open it hit F12.

IE9 F12 Developer Tool

Very similar to Firebug for Firefox but does have the ability to view pages in IE7 and IE8 modes.

IE9 F12 Developer Tool to view IE7 andd IE8

2 Thoughts to “Testing Pages in IE7, IE8 and IE9 Using the F12 Developer Tool”

  1. yahya

    thanks…i didn’t know ie9 Developer Tool or firebug can simulate ie7…thanks.

    1. admin

      Hi Yahya – just to clarify Firebug does not simulate ie7 – that is a IE Developer Tool feature.

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