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  1. Use F5 to Reload Pages from their Developer Tools

    I'd like a seamless way of refreshing A page inside the Developer Tools Window by just pressing F5 like in Chrome, Currently I'd have to do this from edge and that really messes up my workflow

    22 votes
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      1 comment  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Edge needs to support DOM Explorer from VS 2015

      Somehow Edge doesn't work with DOM Explorer from VS 2015, yet another reason why I must debug using IE for now. Please fix this!

      Not sure if this is the right feature area to put this under, but seems like the closest place for dev tool feedback.

      18 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add folders to F12 Dev Tool Script Sources

        When you're working with multiple scripts, especially with source maps (eg from TypeScript) Google Chrome dev tools shows a folder structure in the left hand side of the sources tab. IE F12 developer tools just shows a list of all the .js files.....

        This is incredibly difficult to navigate! Especially if you have two or more files with the same name, in different folders (for us, it's _index.js and _module.js)....

        Can you please add a folder like tree structure, mimicking the behaviour in Chrome Dev Tools?

        97 votes
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          3 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Remove whatever the character limit is on Console.log

          The arbitrary limit on the length of characters that can be sent to console in a single statement seems to have persisted from IE.

          Remove it. Just because long logs isn't best practice doesn't mean a limit should be enforced. It simple makes Edge unusable for debugging those apps.

          28 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Full editing ability

            Enable full editing ability in the F12 window, including the editing and/or deletion of any and all inline javascript, and/or the deletion of any ref javascript that an end user, activating this tool, chooses to stop running.

            11 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Ability to "View DOM" in dev tools

              It was possible to View DOM in IE10. Then this functionality has disappeared in IE11 and is not present in Edge. With the async nature of the web these days I need to view a full (as it stand right now - in a given moment in time) on a regular basis.
              I don't want to find element and then keep expanding various divs and spans. I'd like to get the whole DOM as text.
              Great for security analysis too.

              3 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Bring Back the Attributes Tab in IE11 F12 Tool - like it was in preious versions

                I'm using the re-designed IE.11 F12 Developers Tools.
                In the past I have mostly used to tool to grab attribute details.
                Such as '.id', .text, .href, as well as read only attributes or properties.
                All of these which were lifted from the html and represented on the right hand window in an easy to read list of names & values.

                In the recent release of the Developer Tools in IE 11 I can see DOM Explorer and in the right hand window Styles/Computed/Layout/Event/Changes.
                But I can't see any 'id' or text type attributes.

                Where has MS hidden the attributes?

                6 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Javascript debugger break when specified file URI has been loaded

                  Sometimes with 3rd party libraries, they load script files programmatically. It would help narrow down who is loading a specific file if you could break in the debugger when a specific URI/regex pattern is requested. Either with adding a script element dynamically, or via AJAX.

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                    0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Include HTML validation/error log

                    The very first step in debugging is to be sure that there are no initial errors, so it would be great if MS Edge could optionally log HTML validation errors as the page loads, or upon validation request.

                    Request for Firefox: https://ffdevtools.uservoice.com/forums/246087-firefox-developer-tools-ideas/suggestions/9335388-include-html-validation-error-log

                    5 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add style visualizations / visual editor to DOM Explorer

                      See what WebKit recently added, or the old HTML version of Blend, for examples:
                      http://twitter.com/webkit/statuses/634392489579925504

                      Personally I'd love to see this in VS 2015's DOM Explorer (once you make that work with Edge). But it'd also be great to have in the F12 tools.

                      6 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Ability to hide console.logs

                        Filters in console are currently unable to hide console.log() output unlike Chrome's filters.

                        Option to only show errors and warnings would be very welcome.

                        8 votes
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                        • Touchscreen press not showing properties menu on elements shown on the Network tab.

                          I have a touchscreen monitor. When I am looking at the Network tab, I can see a list of elements. I can select an element by tapping on it. However, I am unable to access the properties menu (tap and press). Instead, I have to use a mouse to right-click on the element to see the properties menu. Can you add the touch screen (tap and press) gesture for accessing the properties of items shown on the Network tab? Thanks.

                          4 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 3 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Show Lexical Scopes like Element/Form/Document for Inline Event Handler Callbacks

                              While writing an article to describe how browser's create a pseudo closure for inline event handlers, I found that Chrome had the ability to visualize these objects while F12 did not. If you review the article you'll find that by setting up an inline event handler on an element, some additional objects are injected into the scope chain of the function and under what circumstances. I would expect the F12 toolbar to be able to visualize these objects just like Chrome.

                              Here is the original article for reference:
                              http://www.justrog.com/2015/05/do-browsers-create-closures-sometimes.html

                              Near the bottom you'll also find an image of Chrome's behavior…

                              29 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Ability to export console errors with key stroke or with button

                                When using the console to debug often times there can be hundreds (even though many are the same) I would like to be able to export that log to more easily read through the issues.

                                Wether this is a key stroke or an added button, I think it would be a huge help.

                                9 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add a switch for the main contextmenu inside the developer tools

                                  The main context menu for a website is very minimal, but...
                                  E.g. here: "Select all" "insert" AND "inspect element" and "show source".
                                  This is maybe good for developers, but most edge users are no developers and this both entries are pointless and maybe confusing.
                                  In my opinion there should be a switch in the F12 Tools, or at another place, that enable and disable this both context menu entries.

                                  3 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Use Function names to represent Closure Scopes

                                    This feature request has also been proposed
                                    - to the Chromium Web Inspector team:
                                    https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=493156
                                    - to the Firebug Devtools team:
                                    https://ffdevtools.uservoice.com/forums/246087-firefox-developer-tools-ideas/suggestions/8158806-use-function-names-to-represent-closure-scopes

                                    Steps to reproduce a current problem:

                                    1. Write some JavaScript Code with closures created by named functions (either function declarations or named function expressions)
                                    2. set a breakpoint or a "debugger;" expression in an inner function
                                    3. Execute it with JavaScript Debugger activated

                                    What is the expected behavior?

                                    The "Scope" panel of the JavaScript debugger represent all the accessible scopes at the current state of the execution.
                                    When I want to watch the variables from a specific closure…

                                    10 votes
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                                    • Make Developer tools more Front-End Dev Friendly and UI/UX appealing. Use Jsbin strategy

                                      The Developer tools at its heart for the new Edge browser seem to continue the same styling thus UI/UX as the old IE browsers. I think you guys are missing an opportunity here. As a front end dev I really don't like - let me rephrase that - I despise using IE dev tools because of how poor the UI is.

                                      I don't even understand what planet you're on... When you use Chrome dev tools, safari dev tools, fire fox dev tools, etc. the ui is IDE like almost.

                                      You can copy and paste right from the dom explorer section.…

                                      29 votes
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                                      • Resize

                                        Window Resize option can be added. Instead of resizing the window, frame inside the window can be in resize mode like in firefox

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                                        • Allow developer tools to be larger when pinned

                                          I have a side monitor that is in portrait orientation. I prefer to keep developer tools docked when I'm working, but with IE the height of the dev tools window is limited, which forces me to either work in a cramped area or undock the tools. Chrome and firefox both allow you to increase the size of the devtools to as tall as you'd like, which makes them much more usable with portrait screens.

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