Display Quick Launch in SharePoint 2010 Web Part Page

If you create a Web Part Page, the Quick Launch is missing in general. In order to show the Quick Launch in SharePoint 2007, you had to delete or comment these tags

<asp:Content ContentPlaceHolderId="PlaceHolderPageImage" runat="server"></asp:Content> <asp:Content ContentPlaceHolderId="PlaceHolderNavSpacer" runat="server"></asp:Content> <asp:Content ContentPlaceHolderId="PlaceHolderLeftNavBar" runat="server"></asp:Content>

If you try this in SP 2010 you will be confused why the quick launch will not shown. There is a difference in the Web Part Page: Microsoft overrides the CSS Style with the following script block within the Web Part Page:

<SharePoint:UIVersionedContent ID="WebPartPageHideQLStyles" UIVersion="4"
    <style type="text/css">
      body #s4-leftpanel {
      .s4-ca {

In order to get the Quick Launch, you have to delete or comment the block additional to commenting/deleting the PlaceHolder-Tags I mentioned above.

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