How to fix MSDN Online View for Azure Documentation

[Updated 2010-04-25: The lightweight view for MSDN has been fixed, so the content of this post is no longer relavant]
[Updated 2010-04-07: Updated one screenshot, because the lightweight view has changed]

MSDN has recently switched the default online view mode to “lightweight view”. Although this dramatically improves loading times for the online docs, this currently breaks parts of the Windows Azure Documentation. For example, when you view http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee393295(v=MSDN.10).aspx in lightweight mode, the namespaces are not hyperlinks and the menu is broken:

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To fix this, you have to click on the “Preferences” link in the upper right corner of the page:

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Choose “Classic” on the page that appears:

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Click OK, and you’ll get back to a view that actually works:

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We are working on getting the “lightweight view” fixed with this part of the Azure documentation.

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