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  1. Cancel find operations in the DOM Explorer

    This feature would add an 'x' button the search box in the debugger and DOM Explorer that would cancel a find operation once started.

    Proposed Design
    - After committing a search and locking the text box a red 'x' is added in the far right of the control (in place of the clear button) that once pressed will cancel the find operation and return the text box to the edit state (placing focus at the end of the text)
    - Is in tab order after the (now) read only text box
    - Will not clear the text box
    - Will…

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    • Import traffic data from HAR

      This feature enables the network tool to import previously exported content.

      Proposed Design
      -Provide an "import traffic toolbar" button
      -The feature allows users to import previously exported content from VS or F12

      3 votes
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      • Copy item for objects using JSON.stringify

        This feature would change the copy logic of the console so that copy on object will first serialize the object using JSON.stringify rather than attempting to serialize the visual representation of the object.

        Proposed Design
        - "Copy Item" context item will use the JSON.stringify serialized
        - If an error occurs then the current copy logic will be used

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        • File picker search box history

          This feature would add auto complete history to the file picker in the debugger.

          Proposed Design
          - Using same auto complete popup as console and DOM Explorer
          - History remembered across sessions
          - History item added on commit (enter etc.)
          - History item can be deleted with del from auto complete box

          3 votes
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          • Debugger invert watches and bps to insert at top

            This feature would change the watches and breakpoints window to add new items at the time of the window rather than the bottom.

            Proposed Design
            - 'Add watch' is at the top of the list
            - Watches are after the 'add watch' input box
            - Locals and exception objects at the bottom of the watches window
            - Breakpoints are added at the top
            - The persisted (to disk) order is also inverted so that the order is persisted across sessions

            3 votes
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            • Persist active document in debugger

              This feature would persist which document was last open in the debugger.

              Proposed Design
              - The URL of the last open document will be persisted and if F12 is opened on a page containing that document the document will be made the active tab in the debugger
              - If the document hasn't been loaded by the page then the default (root) document should be shown

              3 votes
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              • Display sent & received bytes in network inspector

                This feature allows users to easily identify the combined size of the response headers and the response body. It also allows users to easily identify the size of the request header and request body.

                Proposed Design
                - Display received size in the summary view (combined size of the response headers and the response body)
                - Display the size of the request and response headers inside the headers tab
                - Display the size of the request and response body inside the body tab
                and the response body)
                -P2: Display content size inside the summary view (resource's decoded content)

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                • Network response thumbnail preview

                  This feature shows a preview of the responses body in the summary view.

                  Proposed Design
                  -For image responses, a thumbnail would show up in front of the request URL column
                  -For other type of responses, an icon calling out the response type would show up in front of the request URL column

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                  • Source links for hrefs printed to the console

                    This feature would scan (via a regex - eugh) for any URL inside a message and when found convert them into a hyperlink that will navigate the debugger.

                    Proposed Design
                    - Use the same logic as the debugger for detecting and canonicalization a URL into an absolute URL
                    - Hyperlinks should appear as hyperlinks and when activated navigate the debugger

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                    • Find results pane

                      This feature would add a "Find Results' pane to the debugger. When carrying out a find across files operation in the debugger (by pressing enter) the results will be shown in a pane that lists out all the matches along with a preview. The list of results can be used to navigate the editor to the results.

                      Proposed Design
                      - A light dismiss pane that will replace the console window when displayed
                      - Navigating the results pane (mouse or keyboard) will change the editor view but will not set focus in the editor
                      - Activating a match will change the…

                      2 votes
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                      • Local-redirect

                        This feature allows users to intercept network calls and redirect the responses to locally served files.

                        Proposed Design
                        - Provide a "Redirect locally" button to enter "Local redirect mode"
                        - Provide a context menu option on captured requests to enter "Local redirect mode"
                        - Provide a "Local redirect mode" where users can modify the URL of the request to intercept and select a local file to respond with.

                        4 votes
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                        • Stop all profilers button

                          This feature would extend the "Debugging is disabled while profiling..." message to include a button to stop all profilers.

                          Proposed Design
                          - Extend the common notification UI to include a button in the far right of the UI as a tab stop
                          - Add a button that reads "Stop Profiling", which when activated messages any tool that is profiling to stop as if the user hit 'stop profiling' in that tool (e.g. process the report etc.)

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                          • Support for asynchronous pluggable protocol in IE (Internet Explorer)

                            Allow custom URI's in Internet Explorer, like nabto://device.company.net.
                            Basically implement the IInternetProtocol family of COM interfaces on Windows Phone 8 and allow us to add our own protocol handlers (in the Registry) - it is possible on Windows 8.

                            55 votes
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