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  1. 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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    • Update Microsoft Edge WebDriver to support the latest W3C CR protocol

      Edge currently supports the JSON wire protocol. But it needs to support both that and the latest W3C protocol now that the W3C spec is a Candidate Recommendation.

      https://w3c.github.io/webdriver/webdriver-spec.html

      7 votes
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        • F12 Developer Tools with the feature to copy the full CSS selector of an HTML element.

          like we have in Google Chrome and with Firebug in Firefox.

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          • 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…

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            • Allow to save emulation profiles

              When I create a new custom profile in the emulation settings, allow to save it.

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                • Support F12 in Continuum

                  Enable F12 to open in Continuum for mobile.

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                  • Put the console.log source at the same line on the topright corner

                    When you do a console.log("hello"), then the text "hello" will be outputted to the console, and then there will also be outputted a "source-link" below that line which can take you to the sourcecode and line of where that console.log was executed.

                    So if you do 5 console.log, then there will be 10 lines because of the source-link

                    Can you put the source-link to the right or top-right corner on every log, because that would save many lines and be more readable.

                    That is was Chrome does.

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                    • Group event handlers by handler name

                      Grouping tags under specific handlers will make navigation easier and avoid all unnecessary work searching for the handler that trigger a specific event

                      9 votes
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                      • Export current debugging session & DOM html markup to file

                        We need an option to export current debugging session to file so we can debug it locally...

                        E.g. Export currently loaded html page to file,
                        Export currently loaded DOM to file,
                        with loaded CSS and Javascript,
                        Inc current session cookies for offline use

                        So we can debug issues locally offline and also supply to third parties so they can reproduce bugs which exist on production and are hard to replicate

                        3 votes
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                        • Custom docking of developer tool area

                          Please allow to dock the dev tools to the side of the window. Also, allow for a separate tab row for and pinned tabs for JavaScript files (like in Visual Studio)

                          This small thing would go a long way for many developers on Edge!

                          Thanks!

                          8 votes
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                          • Update the Dev tools...

                            I want to simply add border-bottom as a CSS attribute to test an issue i have, however it does not allow me to do that.

                            ( border-bootm, border-left, border-right, and border-top ) @ add to list...

                            I have managed to do it by typing: border-bottom and then clicking out of it.

                            However the option in the drop down should contain this attribute.

                            6 votes
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                            • Edge should support the "always record developer console messages" setting in the Internet Options

                              The "always record developer console messages" setting in Internet Options is respected by IE but not Edge. This is the #1 reason why I do not use Edge for developing and testing my app. I don't always remember to hit F12 when testing and having all of my logs get lost because of this is a huge detractor.

                              28 votes
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                              • Allow dev tools to be used in fullscreen

                                If dev tools are undocked, it seems impossible to debug web apps which use Fullscreen API on a single display.

                                * Launch app
                                * Open dev tools
                                * Take appropriate user action to enter fullscreen
                                * Switch to dev tools window

                                Expected: app remains in fullscreen.
                                Actual: app drops out of fullscreen.

                                The only way I've found to effectively debug fullscreen web apps with Edge is by using multiple displays - dev tools on one, app on another.

                                Docking (vertical or horizontal) should be supported in this scenario as well.

                                10 votes
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                                • Allow developers to add privateNetworkClientServer to Edge

                                  Testing Edge on localhost can sometimes be a pain. Especially when we load resources from CDNs (like our own). In a mixed localhost / cdn Environment one will always see "This Internet Explorer instance does not have privateNetworkClientServer capabilities", which is a) misleading, since i'm using edge, not IE and is frustrating, since there is no internal Workaround. Fiddler allows me to remap mylocalhost to localhost, which solves the Problem, but I - as a developer - would like to just use it for development, as I do with all my other Browsers.

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                                  • Do not close F12 Dev Tool window on site load and redirects

                                    The F12 window gets closed when opening a website or during auth redirect, which makes it impossible to debug auth failures and JS errors happening during website initialization.

                                    53 votes
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                                    • add/edit/delete specific cookies

                                      Both Chrome and Firefox allow developers to manage cookies.Our QA and QE need some cookie editing tools that are more accessible than the console.

                                      23 votes
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                                      • responsive media query

                                        allow easily design responsive page using media query by emulating different resolutions (like the way Chrome does - Device emulation)

                                        6 votes
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                                        • separate console window

                                          have console window always visible at the bottom just like the way in Chrome

                                          4 votes
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