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Where do you enable web developer tools in Safari on windows? I can't find it anywhere. A quick web search found some really complicated instructions that felt more like a hack then turning on a setting. Does Apple really make it that hard to develop in their browser?

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For quick access using a mouse, be sure to go into Preferences, Advanced, and check the 'Show Develop menu in menu bar'. Then, select 'show menu bar' from the gear menu (if you haven't already).

The 'Develop' menu now appears and has lots of options for you!

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This is the real answer. I'd forgotten that you had to enable it. – thirtydot Jun 25 '11 at 0:05
Yep. They can be tricky, those Apple devs. ;-) – Dan Esparza Jun 25 '11 at 0:06

Press Ctrl + Alt + I, or right-click anywhere on a page and click "Inspect Element".

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Note that "Inspect element" only shows up if the "Develop" menu is enabled. – Chris Sep 16 '14 at 11:02
The keyboard shortcut only works under that condition also (but upvoted because I didn't know it) – Hashbrown Oct 20 '15 at 5:59

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