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  1. Allow using spell checker in MSHTML on Windows 7

    MSHTML allows using spell checker in third-party apps on Windows 8, Windows 8.1. and Windows 10. Why not Windows 7? There are still millions of users running Windows 7 and there is no technical reason why it is disabled (also, other browsers allow it on Win7).

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      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • font-family should be stored as array of strings, not a string that requires parsing (escaped quotes)

      Previously IE and Firefox use to have similar behavior but now since Firefox aligned itself with Chrome (Blink) behavior, I think IE should change its behavior and make all browsers consistent.

      Test URL: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/attachment.cgi?id=172901

      Bug URL: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=280443

      Regards

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        0 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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          1 comment  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • iframe[srcdoc] attribute

          Gives the content of an iframe as a src context to embed (e.g. <iframe seamless srcdoc="<b>Hello World</b>"></iframe>).

          Spec: http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/embedded-content.html#attr-iframe-srcdoc

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            working on it  ·  3 comments  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow (aind incentivize) older Windows to run secure IE versions

            We understand you don't support older Windows versions. But the myriad of compromised machines due to old IE versions running on them hurts the internet as a whole - including your customers on newer Windows versions. It may be impossible to run the latest IE with all bells and whistles on an old OS, but maybe one just with a core feature set (and the security patches) would help patching the leaks until those systems get replaced.

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              0 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Modularity and integration

              The idea si that. For example, we have a runtime environment.
              Any JS or other script engine in system registers in this server.
              Any app which needs JS engine can query the server for a list of engines which support some feature. Then the server gives the app list of engines. Then the app instantiates a class which implements standartized interface for interaction between JS or other engine and an app.Then the app can use this standartized interface to execute code, inject functions implemented by app into js instance....

              For example we have firefox and chrome and ie installed in…

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                0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • zone

                Please include the current "zone" in the IE F12 Developer Tools. Aka "Internet Zone", "Intranet Zone", etc.

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                  0 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Cure Amnesia disease

                  Please reopen this: https://connect.microsoft.com/IE/feedback/details/735370/ie-amnesia-forgets-all-user-preferences

                  I can still reproduce it! In face the whole world (except MSFT guys) can reproduce it. Go to the root of the problem and nail that ******!

                  Thanking you all!

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                  • IE performance: TryCatchWithErrors and LayerMovement Test

                    On this test, http://jsbin.com/buruseri/, IE11 performs poorly compared to other browsers especially in TryCatch and LayerMovement stress tests.

                    Note: The result may vary on each run but the results shown below give you a general idea about the difference in performance on same PC.

                    Time taken to accomplish this test by various browsers is as follow:

                    Results:

                    Safari 5.1.2

                    Try/Catch with errors — 8
                    Layer movement — 5
                    Random number engine — 6
                    Math engine — 16
                    DOM speed — 8
                    Array functions — 3
                    String functions — 3
                    Ajax declaration — 3

                    Total Duration 52 ms

                    --------------------------------------------------
                    Firefox…

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                      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Wrong inheritance with SVG's fill-opacity

                      In IE11, if the path element of SVG has "fill-opacity" and the element is using a marker, the opacity would be inherited by marker (although marker element is NOT the child of path).

                      http://jsfiddle.net/t2Fxe/

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                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Have the tools take focus on the first click

                        When I have the tools open, but I'm interacting with another window, it takes two click on the developer tool's header before it will do anything.

                        So if I want to move the F12 tools and I'm currently interacting with a tab in IE (not the tools), I have to click once on the header of the F12 tools and then click again before it will let me drag it around.

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                          0 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • CSSOM View Smooth Scroll API

                          Adds an optional argument to existing scroll APIs that specifies whether scrolling should be smooth. Also adds a CSS property for this.

                          Spec: http://dev.w3.org/csswg/cssom-view

                          265 votes
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                          • Ambient Light Events

                            Ambient Light Event API which is a handy way to make a web page or web app aware of any change in light intensity.

                            http://www.w3.org/TR/ambient-light/

                            156 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Ask for SSL certificate only once per request cycle.

                              When accessing a REST interface over https using a client cert, IE will ask for the certificate multiple times during the first request cycle if multiple requests are done. After the first request however, the browser will remember which cert to use.

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                                0 comments  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Remember what I had selected in the DOM for a limited time waiting for asynchronous DOM updates

                                When I debug a page that loads most of the content async, I would like a way to keep the selected DOM element until the async request is loading. This means that I don't have to traverse the tree every time to find the element I'm currently working on.

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                                  0 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 165 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • [inputmode] content attribute

                                    The inputmode content attribute is an enumerated attribute that specifies what kind of input mechanism would be most helpful for users entering content into the form control.

                                    http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/forms.html#attr-fe-inputmode

                                    121 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Display WebSocket data

                                      This feature allows the network tool to display websocket data.

                                      Proposed Design
                                      -Mark HTTP requests that are upgraded to WS in the summary grid
                                      -Add a WS Frames tab in the details view to display the data
                                      -Frames panel displays plains text data and calls out binary opcodes and origin of the data

                                      264 votes
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                                        3 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Runtime error reporting: ErrorEvent.

                                        Unhandled exceptions trigger the 'window.onerror' callback (or 'self.onerror' inside Workers) for centralized handling.

                                        http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/webappapis.html#runtime-script-errors

                                        83 votes
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                                          2 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Show syntax errors in debugger

                                          This feature would expose syntax errors to a developer who has a file open in the F12 debugger.

                                          Proposed Design
                                          - If a JavaScript file containing syntax errors is opened in the debugger the syntax error will have a red squiggle and there will be a warning glyph in the gutter

                                          209 votes
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