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  1. mix-blend-mode

    Provides a way to blend an HTML or SVG element with its backdrop.

    Spec: http://dev.w3.org/fxtf/compositing-1/

    2,633 votes
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      46 comments  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Web Animations JavaScript API

      A unified model for supporting animation and synchronization on the Web platform.

      http://www.w3.org/TR/web-animations/

      2,625 votes
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        13 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Increase stability

        The IE tabs are crashing and unreliable. I dont want to loose my work so I have to use other browsers.
        STR:
        1. Open 1-10 tabs
        2. Start closing them one by one
        at some point some it starts crashing. If not, start again

        43 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Allow data: / blob: URLs in iframe src

          Currently IE is an only browser I know to block blob:/data: URLs as an iframe src. Since iframes do not provide any other way to set Content-Type, this disallows some interesting client-side scenarios such as iframed SVG preview.

          64 votes
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            1 comment  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • IDE to developp extension directly in IE

            IDE to developp extension directly in IE
            I hate having to open thousand thing, zips , make a hierachy ....

            26 votes
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              2 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 23 votes
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                0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • CSS Masking

                Allows hiding of portions of a visible elements.

                Spec: https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/FXTF/raw-file/tip/css-masking-1/index.html

                2,290 votes
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                  31 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Detect mobile-web-app-capable in metadata and provide app-like experience.

                  When <meta name="mobile-web-app-capable" content="yes"> is on the page, give the user cues that the site can be saved as an app. When opened as an app, provide minimal or no chrome to the user, and make any other web-app-specific UI/behavior changes.

                  42 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Errors/messages that are repeated group under a single badge (like Chrome)

                    SImilar to Chrome, when there are repeated errors/logs consolidate them on a single line with a badge indicating # of repeats. The issue arises when the same error may appear hundreds of times (ex. testing mouse events) and it's a pain to have to scroll through the duplicates...

                    3 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • WebCrypto Discovery

                      Implement WebCrypto Discovery API as described by Nick Van den Bleeken and Nick Hofstede on the link below

                      http://www.w3.org/2012/webcrypto/webcrypto-next-workshop/papers/Using_the_W3C_WebCrypto_API_for_Document_Signing.html

                      42 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Improve support for editing files locally

                        I often have problems viewing complex documents locally in IE. They work perfectly when uploaded to a server, but for some reason locally IE doesn't see my css @import rules, or doesn't register certain scripts for inexplicable reasons, or various other issues like that. Websites should render locally exactly as they do server side wherever possible. Obviously I don't expect things like PHP code to work, but anything that can work, should.

                        3 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Make IE handle favicon like other browsers - any changes are reflected immediately

                          I don't what it is about IE but look out if you change the favicon for your site. I think IE caches the original one and getting it to recognize the new is a major pain.

                          9 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Change GUI of dev tools it's horrible

                            Current dev tools looks like it was design by 10 years old , horrible icons black toolbar.

                            1.Create simple and clean design
                            2.Make it to be responsive
                            3.Replace sidebar menu with vertical menu
                            4.Replace icons make them like in azure beautiful
                            5.Change window borders and add resize icon on bottom right
                            6.Add icon to inspect element from every place without need to be in inspect category

                            35 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Allow simultaneous, stand-alone installations of different versions of IE (8/9/10/11/etc) on the one desktop

                              Because we all know emulation only goes so far, implement and allow stand-alone installations of IE.

                              This would allow side by side testing/debugging of functionality across different versions of IE straight on the developer's machine.

                              20 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Shumway support

                                Add shumway (flash emulator) in IE
                                https://github.com/mozilla/shumway

                                22 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 1,628 votes
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                                    46 comments  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Line numbers in console

                                    This feature would show the source location (line & column) of a message logged via console.*.

                                    Proposed design
                                    - Same look and feel as other messages that have source information
                                    - Applicable to console (info, warn, error, assert, log, dir, dirxml, time/timeEnd)

                                    1 vote
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                                      0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Enable iframes to choose a document mode independant of the document mode of the page that is hosting the iframe

                                      We develop a large browser based financial accounting application. We are currently migrating our application from IE5 quirks mode to edge mode.

                                      Customers can integrate the UI of our application into other web based applications. Our app is running inside of iframes in many other applications (for example, ERP software). When we now migrate to edge mode, all those integrations will break, because the document mode of our iframe is determined by the other applications that integrate our UI.

                                      We need the possibility to migrate our application to edge mode without breaking all those other applications that integrate our UI.

                                      9 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Keyboard shortcuts to switch between Document Modes in IE without entering F12 developer tools

                                        It takes too long to switch between Document Modes in IE11, please introduce keyboard shortcut for power users to switch between document modes without having to enter F12 developer tools always e.g. CTRL+SPACE+(X) etc

                                        31 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • SVG2

                                          Implement the new SVG2 features.

                                          https://svgwg.org/svg2-draft/single-page.html

                                          1,452 votes
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                                            14 comments  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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