Questions tagged [developer-tools]

Tools that allow web developers to test and debug their code. Web development tools come as browser add-ons or built in features in web browsers.

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Google Chrome developer tool layout editor for emulated device windows or app mode

Chrome developer tool layout editor for emulated device windows or app mode. Any way to get a layout like this example??? Extention, external tool...
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Inspect element that the mouse is over (like Q in Firefox)

Firefox has a cool feature that helps easily inspect selected element with Q. How to do that in Chrome?
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How do you filter based on filename or partial path name in Edge network trace debugging?

On the network tab of the developer tools in Microsoft Edge you can record the network requests. How do I filter/search based on the filename or partial path name?
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Install Zurb Foundation for Symfony 4

The subject pretty much says it. I have a working Symfony 4 installation and would like to use the Zurb Foundation Framework in its SASS iteration. The official documentation seems to only refer to ...
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How do I make a scroll bar in Excel when using it on Mac?

So, I wanted to make a scroll bar in Excel, but failed due to inaccessibility of Developer tab in excel. I tried to click with the right click on the Excel menu tab but it didn't react in no way, also ...
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Developer Command Prompt for VS 2019 not completely deleted

Trying to completely uninstall Developer Command Prompt for VS 2019. I (thought) I removed it from my system, but it still shows up in the start menu when searching for it, and it does not give any ...
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How can I keep Chrome Dev Tools from opening bundle.js in the Sources tab?

It sometimes takes me minutes to get to the console tab, because Chrome is busy loading bundle.js. I would not care if the Sources tab would be gone altogether. I do use source maps and the debugger ...
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How to cross-gdb on cygwin from Windows Eclipse?

I want to build and debug a linux userspace app for both ARM and x86 on a Windows host. I've brought-up cygwin and have Linaro and x86 cross-compilers. Also have batch files to build my targets. ...
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Running npm for laravel application

I am trying to run npm run watch in order to implement the changes I performed in my assets files but it isn't working. I am creating a laravel tool. I have installed npm without any errors but when ...
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Chrome Developer Tools - Network “Content Download” column

I've got a question about the Chrome Developer Tools - Network Tab - "Content Download" part in the waterfall column. What exactly does this mean? Is latency somehow relevant to this? Retrieving ...
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My Visual Studio 2017 debug start button showing disabled

How can this be fixed? Program is unusable for me without this feature
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IE11's developer tools are broken

Sadly, we still have to support Internet Explorer 11. The development tools on the version installed on my Windows 10 laptop are broken, as shown in the included image. Has anyone seen this before or ...
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Emacs - Is it possible to have a save history of a file?

I want to know if there is a way to have file history in emacs. With file history I mean: List all the times a file has been saved. View the diff between the current file and the file in that version....
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Microsoft Edge Developer Tools (DevTools) broken after Windows update

Today I had a delayed install of Windows April 2018 update (previous install failed) and now there is an issue with the Microsoft Edge DevTools (debugger). The layout doesn't look right and the size ...
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Microsoft Edge - Developer tools/console not showing up

Like the title says, the Dev Tools in MS Edge are not working for me. I have a clean installation of Windows 10 and when i open the Edge explorer, go to any site and hit F12, nothing but a blank ...
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How would I see if a certain Batch File is running and get the PID?

It's a common problem I've run into a lot, where I want to see if another batch file is running or not. This is fairly easy, but then getting the PID is hard. This is why I wrote my own script that ...
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Developer tools can not be pinned/docked any more

I'm running Internet Explorer 11.0.9600.18978 on Windows 8. At some point I opened the developer tools using F12 and undocked/unpinned the tools, so that it became a separte window. When I now try to ...
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How to change the width of the columns in Firefox’s developer tools’ network tab

In Chrome, I can customize the width of the columns in its developer tools’ network tab: In Firefox, I can’t figure out how to do the same thing: Is it possible?
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“network collection agent failed to start” when using Edge F12 network tab

It works fine in IE. The hub collector service is set to manual and starts when going to Edge F12 network tab, but this error pops up.
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How to find the common denominator of an element of the web?

From uBlock Origin: how to remove any element from a page permanently - gHacks Tech News Some sites use dynamic identifiers for some elements on their sites. This may result in you blocking the ...
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viewing modified css on the fly using developer tools [closed]

On the developer tool you can modify CSS on the fly and the display changes instantly. But if you click view page source you will get the original css of the document It could be wonderful to have ...
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Does Google Chrome display the wrong website size in the dev-tools network monitor?

I'm using Google Chrome and tried to check if my website has gzip compression enabled with the built-in developer tools network monitor (F12). After online tools said my website is compressed, but my ...
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no “Windows subsystem for Linux (Beta)” available

I'm trying to use Linux shell on my windows and this is my system info: I followed this instruction: Install Linux bash on windows but there is no "Windows subsystem for Linux (Beta)" available. can ...
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Is it possible to change the windows inc ruler unit

I'm looking for a nice pixel ruler for windows. I knew, that the windows ink screenshot tool has a built in ruler. But I don't know which unit is used in that tool and anyhow, there are obsiously no ...
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How to check all the post data sended by your web-browser in a form on a web page?

Is there any way to know what data are you sending in a post request?, i mean all of it? I want to know this specificaly from a web-browser, doesn't matter which one in particular meanwhile can be ...
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Microsoft Edge Developer Tools window stays blank

The dev tools window for Microsoft Edge currenty looks like this on my system: This has worked before. I don't know why and when exactly this change happened. I'm on Windows 10.0.14393 and Microsoft ...
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Chrome Developer Tools Disabled by website

I have recently visited a website and wanted to inspect its code. I am using Google Chrome, the latest open version. When I tried to open the Developer Tools by clicking on the drop down menu on top ...
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Docking Vivaldi's Dev Tools

As I open the Developer Tools or the JavaScript Console on Chrome/Chromium, I can select a dock side (separate window, bottom or right side). I started using Vivaldi because I like how customizable ...
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Windows 10 Bash command not working, despite turning on Developer Mode and enabling “Windows Subsystem for Linux”

I followed the instruction that is widely available to enable bash in Windows 10. I updated Windows, turned on Developer mode, enabled "Windows subsystem for Linux (Beta)" in programs settings, and ...
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How can I enable event watchers on a specific JavaScript file on Chrome Developer Tools?

I have the need to know which JavaScript function is being called inside a file when I press a button. My problem is that I have a very big JavaScript file and I don't have any documentation about it. ...
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Tricking media queries in a browser?

I'm putting together some screenshots for an iOS app I've created. Due to my Macbook being too slow to effectively run the simulator, I'd like to create the screenshots in my browser using something ...
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How to set language for error message in IE F12 developer tools?

I use IE in Czech. Sometimes (like today) the Czech error message doesn't allow to reconstruct the Google-friendly English version, so I would prefer to use the developer tools in English. I didn't ...
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What version of Silverlight do I need to install? [closed]

My company has an internal webapp to track some of our clients' information. This webapp uses Silverlight, but whenever I try to log in to it, I get the following error: [IsolatedStorage_Operation] ...
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How open the context menu on page refresh button in Chrome?

In this video at 1:07 the user click somehow the refresh button and a context menu pops up containing the following options: Normal reload Hard reload Empty cache and Hard reload How did he do that?...
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How to export from Network F12 Developer Tools window in Safari?

I have successfully finished running a network profiling session using Safari. Run Safari and open F12 tools. Go to the Network tab. Load a page. Get results in table. Now I want to save this table. ...
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USBProber replacement in El Capitan

There used to be a useful utility called USBProber for OS X, but I can no longer locate it. I am assuming it has been replaced by another utility, but I am not sure what Apple replaced it with or ...
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Microsoft Edge Dev Tools grayed out on Windows 10 Home

as the title suggests I want to facilitate the developer tools of Microsoft Edge browser on Windows 10 Home. The thing is, that they are grayed out. Neither pressing F12 nor trying to launch them ...
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How to view source in IE in separate window?

In IE 11 on Win 10 when you View Source by doing Ctrl+U, it opens Developer Tools in a pane below the page, which is not what I want. How do I make it open the source in a new window like it always ...
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open chrome://inspect from shortcut

In order to troubleshoot development of a responsive website, I want to use chrome debugging. I have managed to jump through enough hoops to get my phone connected, but each time I want to begin, I ...
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How to open DevTools in Opera?

How can I quickly access DevTools in Opera? When I open DevTools > Settings > Shortcuts in Opera and scroll to the bottom of this page, you'll see a link "Full list of DevTools keyboard ...
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Logging individual application network usage in Windows 8.1

I'm writing a review on ACD (Amazon Cloud Drive), and I need to know the following data for the ACD process: Which addresses does it visit, IP and domain; How much data does it send; Bandwidth usage ...
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single tab bar on chrome dev tools

recent chrome/chromium versions separate the dev tools into two bars. the top one with Elements, Network, Sources, etc and the bottom one with Console, Emulation, Rendering. This is nothing but a ...
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Remove Chrome Network timeline

Does anyone know of a way to remove this? Currently Chrome Version 43.0.2357.130 m but other versions accepted as well. I've looked through all of the settings to no avail. If you want to know why ...
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Office Solutions for Visual Community 2013?

I'm trying to learn how to create Office Add-Ins, but the Development tools don't appear to be apart of VS Community. Everything I've read is saying community is not a cutdown version of VS. ...
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Chrome stops Javascript when console is opened

I'm not sure if this is a new update, or a browser setting I changed when I was drunk, but basically when I open the Chrome Developer Console, Javascript becomes blocked on that page (And the ...
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How can I show and hide the developer tools with vimperator in firefox?

Well, I didn't find anything on this topic. Is there a way to interact with the developer tools in firefox via vimperator?
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Apply HTML changes to 3rd party Website permanently in Internet Explorer

I have to use a 3rd party website, that only runs fine in the Internet Explorer. But I still need to edit the HTML of some of the pages by using the F12 Developer Tools. Otherwise it would be very ...
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Ho do I build and use a portable Windows OS environment for developers?

I am a developer and use several applications, tools and programs on my Windows 8.1 machine. I work frequently from home in addition to the office. Currently, I use one souped-up laptop that has all ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for the “pause animation” feature in Chrome Developer Tools? (F12)

There is a nifty feature in Chrome's Developer Tools which allows you to pause animations and control their speed, but the problem is they're mouse-controlled buttons. Sometimes I need to pause an ...
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How do I undock Chrome F12 developer tools?

I'm using Chrome 40.0.2214.94 m on Windows 7. When you press F12 for Developer Tools, it remains docked to the main Chrome window. There is no way to Undock it to its own separate window. This is a ...