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Applies to versions: 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11, 2.0, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5



Web Browser Compatibility



Mozilla Firefox 12+ or Google Chrome 24+ are the recommended web browsers for current versions of TimeIPS on all platforms. All functions in TimeIPS are designed and tested for optimal performance with Firefox and Chrome.

TimeIPS has selected Firefox and Chrome as the recommended browsers for the following reasons:

  • True cross-platform compatibility: Easy to install and use on Windows, Mac and Linux
  • Excellent track record for security and stability
  • Compliance with web standards
  • Solid Javascript performance


If you are unable to use Firefox or Chrome for some reason, or are using an older version of TimeIPS, you may be able to use another browser. Compatibility varies by browser, browser version, TimeIPS version and operating system as summarized below:

TimeIPS 1.10.x, 1.11.x, 2.0.x

Web BrowserCompatibility with 1.10.x, 1.11.x, 2.0.x
Google Chrome Full Compatibility
Firefox 12+
Full Compatibility
Firefox 1.x - 11.x
Untested
Internet Explorer 9
Good Compatibility
Internet Explorer 8 Some parts not compatible
Internet Explorer 5, 6, 7 Not Compatible
IE on Mac OS 9 Untested
Safari 3+ Untested
Opera 10+ Untested

TimeIPS 1.8.x and 1.9.x

Web BrowserCompatibility with 1.9.x
Google Chrome Full Compatibility
Firefox 12+
Full Compatibility
Firefox 4.x - 11.x Untested
Firefox 1.x, 2.x, 3.x
Untested
Internet Explorer 9
Good Compatibility
Internet Explorer 8 Some parts not compatible
Internet Explorer 5, 6, 7 Not Compatible
IE on Mac OS 9 Untested
Safari 3+ Untested
Opera 10+ Untested

 

 

TimeIPS 1.6.x

Web BrowserCompatibility with 1.6.x
Google Chrome Not Compatible
Firefox 5+
Good Compatibility
Firefox 2.x, 3.x, 4.x
Full Compatibility
Firefox 1.x Untested
Internet Explorer 8 and 9
Not Compatible
Internet Explorer 8 in Compatibility Mode Good Compatibility
Internet Explorer 7 on XP Good Compatibility
Internet Explorer 7 on Vista Untested
Internet Explorer 6 Not Supported
Internet Explorer 5 Not Supported
IE on Mac OS 9 Untested
Safari 3+ Untested
Opera 10+ Untested



TimeIPS 1.4.x / 1.5.x

Web BrowserCompatibility with 1.4.x and 1.5.x
Google Chrome Untested
Firefox 3.x and 4.x
Untested
Firefox 2.x Full compatibility
Firefox 1.x Good compatibility
Internet Explorer 8 and 9 (All modes) Untested
Internet Explorer 7 (All OS) Untested
Internet Explorer 6 Good compatibility
Internet Explorer 5 Not Supported
IE on Mac OS 9 See Note 2
Safari 3+ Untested
Opera 10+ Untested



TimeIPS 1.3.x and Older

Web BrowserCompatibility with 1.3.x and older
Google Chrome Untested
Firefox 3.x and 4.x
Untested
Firefox 2.x Full compatibility
Firefox 1.x Good compatibility
Internet Explorer 8 and 9 (All modes) Untested
Internet Explorer 7 (All OS) Untested
Internet Explorer 6 Good compatibility
Internet Explorer 5 Not Supported
IE on Mac OS 9 See Note 2
Safari 3+ Untested
Opera 10+ Untested

"Full Compatibility" indicates that all pages/functions work and everything appears as intended.
"Good Compatibility" indicates that almost everything generally works. However, some pages may not appear as intended and/or minor functions may not work.
"Not Compatible" indicates that some important pages or functions in TimeIPS will not function with the browser.
"Untested" indicates that the browser has not been extensively tested by TimeIPS for compatibility. On recent TimeIPS releases, very old browsers are not tested. On older TimeIPS releases, the browser may not have been available at the time the software was written. Untested browsers are likely to have compatibility issues.



Note 1: IE 8 Compatibility Mode

    Internet Explorer Version 8 does not work correctly with many web applications. Fortunately, Internet Explorer 8 includes a compatibility mode which resolves some issues. To activate compatibility mode in Internet Explorer 8 do the following:
  • Right-click on the top of the page and select to display Menu.
  • On the Menu bar select Tools.
  • Select Compatibility View Settings.
  • The IP address of the clock should show under Add this website.
  • Click on Add.

 

Note 2: Mac OS 9

    IE for Mac OS 9 has some compatibility problems including the inability to open calendar pop-ups.
  • Calendar icons do not open the pop up calendar when clicked on. (in Time Report, selecting birth date, etc.)
  • If using Internet Explorer for Mac OS 9 download an alternate browser (i.e.: Mozilla Firefox)

 

If you continue to have issues please contact TimeIPS Tech Support at support@timeips.com.


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