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  1. Navigation Error Logging

    This specification defines an interface to store and retrieve error data related to the previous navigations of a document.

    https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/webperf/raw-file/tip/specs/NavigationErrorLogging/Overview.html

    49 votes
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      1 comment  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Generated Content for Paged Media

      CSS properties helpful for printed publication.

      Spec: http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-gcpm/

      62 votes
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        0 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Canvas2D text decoration

        Add a textDecoration attribute to canvas 2D contexts, behavior similar to existing "font" attribute: It's a DOMString, parsed the same way as corresponding CSS property (text-decoration).

        http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/2dcontext/html5_canvas/#textmetrics

        44 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Force Active and Focus Pseudo States

          This feature would add the ability to set the focus and active pseudo states from the DOM Explorer pseudo state checkboxes.

          Proposed Design
          - New checkboxes on the pseudo state toggles
          - Would not fire any JavaScript events (e.g. focus, blur)
          - Force on only no force off (off toggle state will follow browser default)

          74 votes
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            2 comments  ·  F12 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

            77 votes
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              0 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • XHR Replay

              This feature allows users to replay previosly made XHR requests.

              Proposed Design
              - Provide a replay button to enter "Edit request mode"
              - Provide a context menu option on captured XHR requests to enter "Edit request mode"
              - Provide a "Edit request mode" where users can modify and re-send previously made XHR requests

              44 votes
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                1 comment  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Call stacks for messages

                This feature would add a (expandable) view of the call stack associated with a console message (where applicable e.g. console.log) with each frame being a hyperlink to the relevant source location.

                Proposed Design
                - Expando after the current source location string (Default collapsed)
                - When expanded each frame would be shown as a new line (in order) underneath the source location (which is the top frame)

                39 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  F12 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

                  37 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Ruler tool

                    This feature would add a ruler tool to the DOM Explorer which would be used to draw an arbitrary ruler on the page to measure the distance between two points.

                    Proposed Design
                    - New command on the DOM Explorer
                    - Only one ruler can be drawn on the page at a time
                    - Activating the command clears the previous ruler from the page and sets the mouse to draw mode where the first click places the first point and then draws a line to the current mouse pointer location. While moving the mouse cursor, a label should be drawn next…

                    28 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Highlight find matches in DOM Explorer

                      This feature would improve the find experience in the DOM Explorer to highlight the matching string in the DOM Tree.

                      Proposed Design
                      - Find in the DOM Explorer highlights string match by highlighting the background of the text in blue (to match the debugger)
                      - Highlight find matches in the DOM Explorer gutting with a blue glyph (to match the debugger)
                      - Change the DOM Explorer to highlight as you type
                      - Enter, F3 and Shift + F3 to continue to execute and navigate search matches
                      - Add a progress indicator while executing a find operation

                      22 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Locals in Async callstacks

                        This feature would add the ability to view locals when changing the debugger context to an async frame.

                        Proposed Design
                        - The content would be read only (more like a snapshot)
                        - The content would only include to items on the stack for that frame (not all globals)

                        17 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Advanced filtering in network inspector

                          Proposed Design
                          - Provide input box inside the type filter menu
                          - Allow users to type a subset of the URL to filter the captured network traffic
                          - Allow users to enter a key:value pair combination to filter the captured network traffic. The following are possible keys to be supported
                          - CookieDomain
                          - CookieName
                          - CookieValue
                          - Domain
                          - HasResponseHeader
                          - IsCacheHit
                          - MimeType
                          - Status

                          13 votes
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                            2 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Display AppCache results in network inspector

                            This feature raises the visibility of requests that hit the AppCache by explicitly calling them out as AppCache hits.

                            Proposed Design
                            - Cache hits will be tag as "coming from AppCache" in the received column
                            - The body of responses coming from the cache will be tag as "coming from AppCache" in the response body tab

                            16 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Copy network request and response data to clipboard

                              This feature allows users to copy the contents of a particular request-response to the clipboard.

                              Proposed Design
                              - Provide context menu options to allow copying different parts of the request-response to the clipboard
                              -The following options could be available:
                              - Copy link address
                              - Copy request headers
                              - Copy response headers
                              - Copy all as HAR
                              - P2- Copy as Power Shell

                              14 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Object mutation breakpoints

                                This feature would add the ability to set a breakpoint that will break at a JavaScript statement that is mutating an object. The mutation can be either setting the value of the object or changing the value of a property of the object.

                                Proposed Design
                                - Context menu "break on mutation"
                                - Managed through the breakpoint window
                                - Will not be persisted across navigations (no persisted identity)

                                14 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Select, copy & paste multiple CSS rules and properties

                                  This feature would enable the selection of multiple rules and or properties in the styles view of the DOM Explorer. A set of actions (copy. enable, disable, delete, etc.) could then be applied to all of the selected items at once.

                                  Proposed Design
                                  - Enable shift (first and last) and ctrl (individual item) multi selection in the styles views
                                  - In multi select mode only the following commands would be enabled: copy. enable, disable, and delete

                                  9 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Copy Data URI as Image

                                    This feature would add a "Copy image" context menu to any CSS value that contained a base64 encoded image (in a data URI). The command would be used to decode and copy the image to the clipboard where it could be posted into another application.

                                    Proposed Design
                                    - New context menu item "Copy &image" to be enabled for any CSS properties in any of the styles views that contain a data URI
                                    - A RegEx (TBD) will be used to detect a data URI (and the bounds of it)
                                    - The command will decode the image (based on the media…

                                    13 votes
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                                    • Quick show and hide elements

                                      This feature would add a command to toggle the selected element between display:none and it's default display setting.

                                      Proposed Design
                                      - Toggle via a context menu "Hide/Show element" and a keyboard shortcut ('H') the visibility of an item
                                      - This would set the display:none via the style attribute
                                      - If there is already a style attribute with display:none, it should be remembered and restored when toggled

                                      7 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Hover states context menu

                                        This feature would add a new context menu item to set an element in the DOM Explorer so that :hover rules are applied.

                                        Proposed Design
                                        - A new checkbox context menu item on the DOM Tree ("Force :&hover state") for enabling hover (the most common pseudo state)
                                        - State should match the pseudo checkbox state

                                        9 votes
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                                        • Local cache hits

                                          This feature raises the visibility of requests that hit the cache by explicitly calling them out as cache hits.

                                          Proposed Design
                                          - Cache hits will be tag as "coming from cache" in the received column
                                          - The body of responses coming from the cache will be tag as "coming from cache" in the response body tab

                                          9 votes
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