I solved this issue partly by placing the error spry text messege within a div tag inside the span tag like:
<span class="textfieldMinCharsMsg"><div id="tooltip">Your registered emailaddress contains <br> at least 5 characters.</div></span>
This works and the textmessege break to new line at the <br> tag.
The problem is that a space appears between the tooltip and the formfield which it is attached to. Ive tried setting margin and padding to zero on the div tag containing the messege but it does not work? Anybody knows how to fix this?
I still have not solved the issue with spry validation messeges not appearing at all in Ineternet Explorer 8 (Only tried it with version 8). Can't understand what is wrong? Checked this on 3 different systems and its the same problem on all with IE8?