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Is there any way to remove "Inspect Element" from chrome's right click context menu?

I've tried googling this, but I get a lot of Firefox results and a lot of people looking to do other things with "Inspect Element".

I just want it gone from the right click menu because I've been using Firebug for a while, I'm happy with it, and I hate accidentally clicking the wrong Inspect option.

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I have exactly the same problem, also I frequently hit F12 on accident which also brings up the inspect element page. –  dylan murphy Nov 15 '12 at 13:28
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  1. Download Chromium

  2. Search the whole code base for spect element.

  3. Check out the references to this string, make sure they don't add it to a menu.

  4. Compile your version of Chromium, this will make a version without that menu entry.

Or, if you don't want to go through this for a small change; you'll grow out of the habit over time instead.

Personally, I learned to use that instead as Firebug Lite is quite lacking and I won't go to bloated Firefox.

Lacking as in "access restrictions", bloated as in "Extensive testing shows that Firefox is noticeably slower, both on a clean profile.".

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That seems to be the only option. Customization isn't exactly Chrome's strong suit. –  Dennis Apr 13 '12 at 20:44
    
I was afraid it might come down to that. Thanks anyway then. –  CreeDorofl Apr 14 '12 at 7:06
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