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  1. Dock tools

    Add ability to dock Developer Tools to the current window.

    133 votes
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      16 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 41 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Auto start network recording as an option

        Enable auto-capture as an option, but to not remove the option to manually control when capturing should take place.

        7 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Reworked Developer Tool Navigation

          vertical tabs are just awful - I need to scroll from top to bottom every time... please, no.

          Description edited by Andy Sterland (MSFT)
          We really appreciate the feedback on F12 and your passion for a better F12. We’d like the user voice suggestions to be actionable items that developers can vote and provide feedback and we can implement :). This idea is a bit to vague for us to act on. After all just redoing the tools won’t make them better in of itself. However there is a concrete action item out of this which is to improve the…

          640 votes
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            15 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Thanks for the feedback. We sure appreciate the challenges of the current vertical navigation menu and we’ve started work to change it to a more traditional horizontal tab model. There’s some mockups of the new design over at: http://i.imgur.com/rUc561N.png. You can provide feedback on them here on User Voice or on twitter IEDevTools and iedevtoolsmicrosoft.com

            Update 12/9:
            We just shipped the updated navigation in the latest Windows Update. Read more at:
            http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ie/archive/2014/12/09/announcing-the-redesigned-f12-developer-tools-interface.aspx

          • Bind Ctrl-R to Page Refresh

            Match Chrome and Firefox dev tools to reload page on Ctrl-R.

            7 votes
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              2 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Cookie inspection and editing

              This feature would allow the inspection and modification of all cookies relevant to the current page via a tabular view in F12.

              Proposed Design
              - New item in file picker "Cookies"
              - Once opened all cookies relevant to the page (based on top URL) will be displayed in a grid with columns for; name, value, domain, path, expires time, HTTP (only), Secure (only)
              - Grid is fully editable
              - Options to clear all cookies and session cookies

              61 votes
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                4 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                In Edge cookies are now show in the file picker of the F12 debugger. To see cookies just open F12, go to the debugger and open the file picker (ctrl+o or folder icon) and you will see a folder node for cookies under which each will be a number of nodes for each page. Clicking on the node will open up a grid view of all the cookies relevant to that page the grid is editable so cookies can be updated and deleted.

              • developer tools - bring back css tab and put it into Sources tab like Chrome does

                Please improve developer tools to be as better as Chrome's.
                - move navigation to top instead of being at left side, and spell out the tab name
                - put all sources (js, css, etc.) into one tab - Sources
                - Data previewer for ajax response, e.g. json viewer
                - Just learn from Chrome how to make it better

                111 votes
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                  6 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • CSS Source Map Support

                  This feature would enable support in the debugger for source mapped files to be shown in place of a CSS file and for the DOM Explorer to show links to the source mapped file.

                  Proposed Design
                  - In the DOM Explorer any link to a CSS file that is source mapped should be shown in it's source format (as with source mapped source locations on the events tab).
                  - When a CSS file that has a source map comment is loaded in the debugger the debugger resolves and downloads the source file.
                  - Following a link from another tool will…

                  19 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow users to force doc mode for all sites.

                    (From https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8454465 )
                    Web developers do not always correctly choose UA modes. Allow users to force Edge mode (or another mode, if they so choose) for normal browsing to take full advantage of the chosen engine.

                    30 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 18 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 2 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 2 votes
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                          • Auto start network recording

                            This feature enables the network tool to capture content as soon as the developer tools are opened.

                            Proposed Design
                            - Tools automatically start capturing network traffic

                            98 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • DOM Mutation breakpoints

                              This feature would add the ability to break on a JavaScript statement that is modifying an element, or its children, in the DOM Explorer via a context menu.

                              Proposed Design
                              - Context menu item in DOM Explorer
                              - Breakpoint glyph in DOM Explorer will indicate nodes with a breakpoint bound
                              - Breakpoint is added to and managed from the debugger breakpoints window
                              - Binding across refresh is done based on a selector (determined when breakpoint is added)
                              - The mutation itself can not be changed

                              84 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Network item color coding based on HTTP status

                                This feature raises the visibility of requests that hit certain conditions by coloring the request in a distintct manner.

                                Proposed Design
                                - Colorize 4xx status codes with red
                                - Colorize 5xx status codes with red
                                - Colorize responses coming from cache with gray
                                - P2: Colorize responses coming from AppCache with gray

                                36 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Thumbnail image preview

                                  This feature would add a thumbnail preview for any images listed in the styles views of the DOM Explorer.

                                  Proposed Design
                                  - Hovering over an URL in the styles pane will pop a small image preview (capped to 300px by 300px at 100%) using the popup control
                                  - RegEx to extract URL
                                  - URL should be resolved to an absolute URL and downloaded

                                  38 votes
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                                  • Pretty Print HTML

                                    This feature would add the ability to pretty print HTML files that are open in the debugger.

                                    Proposed Design
                                    - Pretty print command will no longer be disabled on HTML files and will pretty print the HTML file
                                    - Will not pretty print embedded JavaScript or CSS
                                    - Will pretty print XML and SVG syntax
                                    - Determination of a HTML will be based on information from IE
                                    - Will be persisted across sessions

                                    24 votes
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                                    • CSS Pretty Print

                                      This feature would add the ability to pretty print CSS files that are open in the debugger.

                                      Proposed Design
                                      - Pretty print command will no longer be disabled on CSS files and will pretty print the CSS file
                                      - Determination of a 'CSS' file will be based on media-type and file extension
                                      - Will be persisted across sessions

                                      28 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        Thanks for the feedback. We’ve started work on pretty printing CSS in the F12 debugger. Though we don’t have dates for when we’ll be able to deliver it.

                                        Update 2/2:
                                        This just shipped in the January Win10 technical preview and is part of the F12 tools for Win10 :). Thanks for all the feedback,

                                      • Stop debugging

                                        This feature would add the ability to 'stop debugging'. Once debugging is stopped the debugger will not break on a breakpoint, exception or the debugger keyword regardless of the state of the breakpoint or exception toggles.

                                        Proposed Design
                                        - New toggle icon on the debugger command strip
                                        - Persisted across sessions

                                        15 votes
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                                        • Network inspector filter by type

                                          This feature allows users to filter the network traffic displayed in the summary view.

                                          Proposed Design
                                          - Provide a menu that allows users to select one or more of the following types of content: All, HTML, Stylesheets, Scripts, Image, Font, XHR, Other

                                          11 votes
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