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  1. 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.

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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)

      2 votes
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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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        • 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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          • It's really hard to improve my site's performance in Edge without flame graphs

            The performance tools in Firefox and Chrome both have flame graphs and improving performance there is really easy. Our site is an order of magnitude slower in Edge but we have no idea why because the performance panel just says the time is being taken up by JavaScript without telling us anything else.

            I assume this is already on your roadmap because I have no idea how developers at Microsoft are able to improve the performance of their web apps in Edge otherwise. Consider this a strong vote for this feature. When this is implemented, +1000 points for using an…

            4 votes
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            • 3 votes
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              • color

                Enable the live color picker, it's frustrating to have to write the RGB code for each color.

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                • Bring back classic ASP with jscript

                  I'm the founder of a company producing a web based EHR on classic ASP with jscript (not vbscript) since 2001. I've looked at and tried almost every platform that was or is since then (java, PHP, ASP.NET, Ruby/Rails, node, python, scala, go) and have yet to find a superior development platform.

                  Instead of using vbscript, we chose to use jscript. As the universal language of web development, javascript is now the only language my programmers need to know for both client and server, and every web programmer knows javascript. So, I don't have any problem finding developers. I also don't…

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                  • Always show most recent console messages

                    At the moment it's really annoying to always have to manually scroll to the bottom of the console to see the most recent messages, especially when trying to debug this way.

                    Please let the console auto scroll or stick to the bottom so the most recent messages are always displayed

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                    • Option to auto-scroll in Network Debugger

                      Please add an option(toggle) to enable auto-scroll in the Network section of the debugger. When trying to analyse api calls it's very annoying the trigger actions in the webpage and the scroll to the end of the list in the network debugger.

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                      • Developer Tools Ctrl + Shift + J conflicts with Oracle PeopleSoft shortcut.

                        Provide the ability to turn off specific developer shortcuts. Ctrl + Shift + J conflicts with Oracle PeopleSoft shortcut.

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                        • Blob support for IndexedDB

                          Blobs in IndexedDB in DevTools show up as blank. They are saved just fine in Chrome. Let me save blobs in IndexedDB.

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                          • 1 vote
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                            • Style Recalculation: Show selectors + time taken in developer tools

                              Opera Dragonfly had this and it was awesome to evaluate the impact of the css rendering and potentially optimize it
                              https://twitter.com/kdzwinel/status/860631991758270466

                              A similar feature request is currently being discussed for Chrome
                              https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/google-chrome-developer-tools/u5faSywBmFE

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                              • Microsoft Edge DevTools Protocol:Browser setters and geters for WindowBounds, WindowState and AddressBar visibility.

                                Methods should be added to set and get window bounds, state and address bar visibility.

                                E.G. in chrome:
                                Browser.setWindowState()
                                Browser.getWindowState()
                                Browser.setWindowBounds()
                                Browser.getWindowBounds()
                                and the command line argument --app="<address>"

                                These allow us to make desktop applications using Edge and I feel this is pretty vital especially as a modern replacement for the IE COM API.

                                2 votes
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                                • Visual Studio + Edge + TypeScript Debugging

                                  I was so excited to hear that we could finally debug JavaScript from within Visual Studio using Edge. I wrongly assumed this meant TypeScript too, but it does not appear to work.

                                  4 votes
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                                  • Mozilla Firefox has the ability to show many rows and columns of tiles when a new tab is selected (These are customizable with favourites).

                                    Mozilla Firefox has the ability to show many rows and columns of tiles when a new tab is selected These are customizable with favourites on the new tab page. This is in an extension in Firefox. Very useful, much more useful than just the eight tiles on a new tab page which is currently in Edge

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                                    • Support custom user agent string

                                      Allow changing the user agent string from outside the browser like other browsers have.
                                      Such as creating profile or options arguments for custom the user agent string.

                                      46 votes
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                                      • 2 votes
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                                        • 3 votes
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