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css only working  in compatibility mode.

Last Modified: 2015-03-10
I am working on a css for a table. When running internet explorer NOT in compatibility mode it shows a black border around the table but If I do it in compatibility then it shows it dotted, which is what I want.

what can be done with the css so that it works when we dont work in compatibility mode ?

Also the black border shows when using Chrome


#tablesample {
    font-family: "Cabin", Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
    width: 65%;
    border-collapse: collapse;
    border-spacing: 0;
    border-radius: 20px;  


#tablesample td, #tablesample th {
    font-size: 1em;
    border: 1px dotted #c4c4c4;
    padding: 5px;

#tablesample td {
  text-align: left;

#tablesample th {
    font-size: 1.1em;
    text-align: left;
    padding-top: 5px;
    padding-bottom: 4px;
    background-color: #ebeef3;
    color: #65696c;
    font-weight: normal;

#tablesample tr.odd td {
    color: #000000;
    background-color: #fbfbfb;

#tablesample tr.even td {
    color: #000000;
    background-color: #ffffff;

#tablesample tr.odd:hover td {
    background-color: #ffffcc;

#tablesample tr.even:hover td {
    background-color: #ffffcc;


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