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  1. Allow developers to disable script from F12

    Useful for debugging and seeing what a no-JS or slow-JS experience might be like.

    129 votes
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      0 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • File API support for extensions

      One great addition to Edge extensions would be the ability to write files .

      There are of course security issues related to reading or writing files to the file system, but at some point, Edge will support the Downloads API (6 out of the 20 most popular Firefox extensions rely on this API). This API (chrome.downloads) allows to write a file to the Downloads folder out of an external URL. Why not then allow an extension to generate files limited to that folder ?

      That would allow saving videos (some streaming protocols need processing so the Downloads API is not…

      5,006 votes
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        321 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 202 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 141 votes
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            3 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Downloads API support for extensions

            Missing Downloads API support is not good. I wanted to port my extension but it relies on basic downloads API missing in Edge.

            6,928 votes
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              746 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Implement CSS `display: flow-root` (modern clearfix)

              `display: flow-root` is a modern way to force a block to be a formatting context that floated elements are contained in (aka clearfix).

              From the spec [1]:

              > The element generates a block container box, and lays out its contents using flow layout. It always establishes a new block formatting context for its contents.

              Tab Atkins and Elika Etemad (fantasai) from CSSWG consider the feature stable enough to be implemented [2].

              [1] https://drafts.csswg.org/css-display-3/#valdef-display-flow-root
              [2] https://discourse.wicg.io/t/1835/6

              1,645 votes
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                22 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • RTC Data Channels

                Data channels allow a web application to send and receive generic application data peer-to-peer.

                This feature request is specifically about the *data channel* component of the WebRTC specification. This is separate from Object RTC and WebRTC 1.0 feature requests because the Platform Status site breaks out data channels separately.

                RTC Data Channels:

                Platform status: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/platform/status/rtcdatachannels/?q=data%20channels
                Uservoice: (this ticket)

                Object RTC:

                Platform status: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/platform/status/webrtcobjectrtcapi/?q=Object%20RTC
                UserVoice: https://wpdev.uservoice.com/forums/257854-microsoft-edge-developer/suggestions/6263666-webrtc-object-rtc-api

                WebRTC 1.0:

                Platform status: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/platform/status/webrtcwebrtcv10api/?q=WebRTC
                UserVoice: https://wpdev.uservoice.com/forums/257854-microsoft-edge-developer/suggestions/6508336-webrtc-webrtc-v1-0-api

                766 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 30 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • WebVR : Add support for Oculus Rift, OpenVR and OSVR

                    WebVR is now supported by the latest version of Edge in the Creator Update and that's amazing. However, it is limited to Mixed Reality Devices and those devices and they are not available. Windows 10 users who already have a VR headset such as a Rift or a Vive, have to use a beta browser to enjoy WebVR.

                    Please considere to update Edge with at least a support for the Oculus Rift and the Vive. And only if you want to be a super hero, add OSVR support too.

                    203 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Display: contents

                      Display: contents is incredibly useful when working with grid and flexbox. It is already implemented in Firefox and works really well.
                      It allows ancestors that are not direct children to become flex-items or grid-items.

                      https://rachelandrew.co.uk/archives/2016/01/29/vanishing-boxes-with-display-contents/

                      https://medium.com/csstuff/whats-so-great-about-display-contents-ce5628ebce86

                      39 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Suport "appearance: none" for <input>

                        Would be nice if Edge supports appearance (or -webkit-appearance) set as 'none' for <input> elements, like radio or checkbox.

                        26 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 53 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Enable whitespace trimming for Get Element Text in Microsoft WebDriver for Edge

                            In Edge WebDriver, the get element text always show extra whitespace characters as prefix and/ or suffix. Probably it returns an element's text as rendered using innerText. This is not in line with other webdrivers like Chrome, Safari and "Microsoft" IE webdriver.
                            Will be good if you can fix it to trim the extra whitespace characters by default. Will be very helpful, Thanks!

                            42 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Document Object Model (DOM)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add support for CSS printing hints

                              Other browsers support some level of CSS hints for printing to hint to the browser to use landscape over portrait, and what margins to use.

                              https://stackoverflow.com/questions/43755490/how-to-define-the-scale-and-letter-size-on-a-print-preview-in-microsoft-edge-or/45721616#45721616

                              <style>
                              @media print{
                              @page{
                              margin:1in;/* Default margin (for page content) */
                              /*margin:0in; Sets margin to zero AND hides all the page #/date/URL fluff */
                              size:landscape;/* Default to Landscape */
                              }
                              }
                              </style>

                              5 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 77 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Make EdgeHtml layout engine open source

                                  So we can help you improve like we do with the Chakra Engine

                                  154 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Arabic text in alert() should appear in RTL by default

                                    When using an alert()-statement in which arabic text is included (like alert("דךגלכחדךלגיכלגדיכ\nלחידליגדלכדגכ\nלחידלגיכ");
                                    ) , the alignment of the message will appear in Left-To-Right (LTR), unless you specify the direction in the html-attribute. Chrome detects automatically, that these characters need RTL-direction and shows them accordingly in RTL directly.

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                                      1 comment  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Link Drug&Drop in panel in new tab and link Drug&Drop to panel in current tabs.

                                      Please add function drag and drop link to tabs panel and create new tabs or open link current tabs.

                                      6 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • User agent selection in F12 should be improved

                                        The F12 tools should improve how the user-agent override is exposed in two ways.

                                        For Custom, the edit control is too tiny. It should be a large, even multi-line control with wrap. The existing control is too small to see any reasonable user-agent.

                                        For all other selections, F12 doesn't display the value used. My suggestion is to all use the same multi-line control suggested above but that the control is read-only when any value other than custom is selected. Make sure that it is read-only but not disabled so that users can select and copy the value that will be…

                                        3 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • GPS override in F12 should support geo-location of an actual address

                                          The GPS override in F12 requires GPS coordinates which are a nuisance to look up. There should be an edit control that uses the Bing Maps APIs to map any address or valid location name to GPS coordinates that get used. This way someone could enter an address such as "One Microsoft Way, 98052" and have this work.

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