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  1. include browser version in user agent string

    Microsoft Edge on windows does not include the version of the browser but only the version of layout engine:

    Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/64.0.3282.140 Safari/537.36 Edge/18.17763

    The version should be 44.17763.1.0, since 18.17763 is the version of layout engine

    I suggest something like:

    Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/64.0.3282.140 Safari/537.36 Edge/44.17763.1.0 (EdgeHTML 18.17763)

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      2 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Option for ACTUAL request payload

      The old version of this tool showed me the actual payload string but now shows the key/val pairs broken down and sorted alphabetically. This isn't useful for me any more. Please include an option to show the ACTUAL payload string as is built and sent.

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      • We updated our system at work to Windows 10. At work we have the option of using old Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. because one of our software

        Recently at work we upgraded to Windows 10. We still have the option of using Windows 8.1. Reason being our Software System that is pertinent to our business only works well with 8.1. There is another issue that I have found with Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 when using simultaneously. In Windows 8.1 when you click on a link to a webinar, a video, or fill out a form or application where you have to hit a submit button to send. There are many applications that will not work by clicking on the link you have to open Microsoft Edge…

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        • Show window size when resizing

          This feature would show the current size of the Page (innerHeight and innerWidth) in a small label drawn in F12 as Edge is resized. The dimensions in the label would update as the Edge window is resized.

          90 votes
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            2 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 48 votes
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            • F12 emulation of slow network connections

              This feature would enable the emulation of different network connections such as 3G, 4G etc... changing network throughput, latency and packet loss to match typical conditions for that type of network.

              Proposed Design
              - Impacts just the page being debugged
              - Dropdown on emulation tool to select from the different connection options (exact list tbd)
              - Fits in with the persistence of the rest of the emulation settings

              388 votes
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                4 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • An Edge Extension that allows developers to create HTTP REST calls

                As a SharePoint and web developer, I often have to create and troubleshoot HTTP REST calls. I would like to manipulate the querystring, headers and body as well as use different HTTP methods (GET, POST, PUT, DELETE, etc.) and see the results.

                25 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Before and After Pseudo Elements

                  This feature would extend the DOM tree in the DOM Explorer to include pseudo element as selectable elements (as if they were real nodes) so that the styles applied to them can be applied.

                  Proposed Design

                  - Items appear in the tree surrounded by a delimiter that indicates the 'pseudo' (e.g. :before)
                  - The node is selectable and once selected the CSS styles panes should be updated to reflect the style of the pseudo element the events pane should be empty
                  - All of the commands that impact the tree should be disabled (cut, copy, paste, add attribute, delete, etc.)

                  211 votes
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                    3 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • @media print emulation

                    There is currently, as far as I can see, no way to view the layout of printed document and the CSS styles that will be applied when printed. In Chrome you can choose to emulate @media print mode and inspect the document.

                    I am trying to debug why the text of a document printed from Chrome and IE11 has such wildly different text sizes but I cannot trace the font-size styles in IE to compare it to the font-size in Chrome.

                    216 votes
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                      5 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • indexedDB explorer in dev-tools

                      It would be nice to see the indexedDB database in dev-tools.
                      Think about:
                      * Version
                      * ObjectStores
                      * Data in objectstores
                      * Indexes for objectstores

                      330 votes
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                        6 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • I want to turn around a photo that needs turning.

                        Need a mechanism to turn around a photograph in yahoo mail.

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                        • Enable Migration of Password from Firefox/Chrome or at least via a XML file into Edge

                          Enable Migration of Password from Firefox/Chrome or at least via a XML file into Edge. Chrome/Firefox lets you export the password to a XML File and this can be used to import the same into Edge. This is the main thing that is keeping me away from using Edge.

                          6 votes
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                          • PowerShell module

                            It would be awesome (and expected) to be able to interact with Edge using PowerShell. Automating the importing/exporting of favorites for example would be great.

                            24 votes
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                            • Console: show web workers

                              Take a look at the Chrome console: You can switch the current context from the main thread to every web worker which got created. This is extremely useful for debugging workers.

                              3 votes
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                              • Console.log() -> support for multiple, comma separated arguments

                                it is kind of annoying to get outputs like "test [Object object]".
                                this is implemented in Chrome, Safari & FF for a long time already.

                                3 votes
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                                • Display non-enumerable object members in the console and Watches / Locals

                                  This feature would mirror what Chrome DevTools has, where non-enumerable members of evaluated objects are displayed in the console and Watches / Locals. To signify they are non-enumerable, the member names are greyed out.

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                                  • Unable to Undo code change in the Debugger.

                                    I made a change to a javascript code in the Debugger and unable to figure out how to undo the change without refreshing the Edge browser. There should be an undo button (or a re-do button)

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                                    • Debugger Change downloadscript to the actual file name downloaded

                                      Took me a long time to figure which "downloadscript" that I need to debug from. I don't want to use the tooltip to search for my javascript code. Use of "downloadscript" is a very bad idea. Chrome and Firefox shows actual javascript file name.

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                                      • Developer's Account

                                        Hi, I was trying to create a developer's account and the account type was already selected for me as a business, I tried to change it to an individual but it won't let me. Anytime when I sign in with Microsoft account and try to sing up for developer's account, the account type is already selected and I can't change it. So I stopped there, I didn't create the account. How can I change that to an individual?

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                                        • Display colors in the dev tools in HEX format rather than RGB

                                          Display colors in the dev tools in HEX format rather than RGB, or give me a choice.

                                          6 votes
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