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  1. drag and drop from pinned\frequent

    Hi! the idea is pretty much self explained from this picture(see link below) . maybe it's exists already,but i can't find it. ability to drag link from pinned\ frequent(right click on firefox icon on tool bar on windows 8.1) to that plain firefox where all frequently visited sites are. for whatever reason i can't see most of the sites that in the frequent menu. i can't see them on that page with blank, empty short cuts
    http://s020.radikal.ru/i707/1508/04/761c407f5838.png

    Thank you!

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    • JS Error Indicator in Browser

      When I'm viewing a web page running as either localhost or file: I would invariably be interested in seeing an indicator in the browser itself that glowed to indicate an error, so that even if the Script tool were not open and pausing on errors I would be aware of any error that has occurred.
      Cheers, david

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      • Secuirity first

        Do all the best to keep the service enjoyable.
        Do not allow people to disturb this great development.

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        • Creation d'un systeme d'exploitation basé sur les technologie du web

          Un systeme leger et rapide avec pour moteur de rendu le navigateur firefox et pour noyau linux

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          • Option to make network tab sticky to track clicks that open a new tab or window

            In order to be able to track clicks that open a new tab or window, it would be nice to have a button to make the network tab "sticky", so that it's automatically active for the newly opened tab/window. Alternatively, this could be the default behaviour (if the network tab is active, make it active for tabs/windows opened from the current document).

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            • Implement the good and fundamental ideas really quick...

              I can imagine that you guys work hard like horses... and you always do a great job with the new inspector features... but sometimes I ask myself why you dont implement some of those basic features real quick!?

              I always read: Thanks for feedback... but I really dont see any changes! Especially I dont see any changes regarding the "easy to implement" stuff like some useful keyboard shortcuts for e.g the color picker etc.

              For me it seams like you always implement only the big stuff which only can be used by some super professionals or stuff that nobody really…

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              • No se usar firefox.... donde puedo aprender???

                No se usar firefox.... donde puedo aprender???

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                • Duckduckgo as default search engine on Thunderbird.

                  I do'nt like bing which is proprietary software as default into Thunderbird.
                  As duckduckgo is a Mozilla software, I'd rather it also fool the default engine.

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                  • Selective Step-In/Run-To

                    If you're stepping from line to line, you may want to step into a function. But if the function's arguments are various other functions, then currently you have to step through all those first, which can be annoying.
                    So my suggestion would be that you could have a step-in feature (either a button (perhaps optionally visible) or right-click menu) which says the item you've right-clicked is what you want to step into.
                    I think this would help on many occasions.
                    A related feature would be to be able to right-click somewhere in the middle of any line and 'Run to…

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                    • Width-only "resize to" GUI command

                      The Firefox GUI has "resize to <width> <height>". It would be useful if I could leave out the <height> parameter, in which case the computed value would be the maximum available height. Usually, when using Responsive Mode, I only care about the width anyway (since media queries are mostly width-based).

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                      • Ability to reload CSS and JS (without need to reload entrire page)

                        Web Developer ToolBar has a very useful option to "Reload linked stylesheets". It miss an analogue option to reload JS files.

                        I suggest to add this options to inspector with the possibilty to choose what specific file should be reloaded. In a framework or platform environment often there could be dozens of css and js files and reload always all of them could be unuseful.

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                        • Easily toggle JavaScript on/off

                          I would like to be able to use a keyboard shortcut (ideally, or perhaps a UI button) to easily toggle between having JS enabled or disabled. It's useful for building up progressive enhancement. Right now, I have to do it with the Web Developer Toolbar, and it's buried under two menus.

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                          • Simulate a slow connection.

                            Got from a comment in: https://ffdevtools.uservoice.com/forums/246087-firefox-developer-tools-ideas/suggestions/5895504-give-me-a-way-to-fully-emulate-the-mobile-browse

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                            Anonymous commented · July 08, 2015 04:02 ·
                            Simulating a slow connection would be great too.
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                            • Create a shortcut 'universal clear'

                              Create a shortcut 'universal clear'.

                              When triggered, console and network tabs would be clear at the same time.

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                              • Break points but for http requests

                                It would be useful to stop the http requests before they are sent to a server for analyze and modify their informations

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                                • Display pseudo classes of an element in the DOM tree

                                  It would be great if we can see the pseudo classes associated to an element in the DOM tree like we can see the js events.

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                                  • Add dev stuff to main context menu

                                    Through a pref or something. For instance:

                                    * Copy unique selector
                                    * Add CSS styling

                                    When you click on the add CSS one, something could pop up where you type in CSS to apply to the selected element without having to open the dev tools.

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                                    • Hover Indicator

                                      Elements with hover mode activated should be highlighted in some way in the HTML editor pane. Unless the element is specifically highlighted there's no way to know which element is in hover mode.

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                                      • Shadow DOM Support

                                        There should be a way to view Shadow Root elements in dev tools like there is in Chrome. This seems to work with user made Shadow DOM elements but not with preexisting html5 elements like the video tag.

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                                          Thanks for the feedback! Currently the shadow DOM spec and the related Firefox implementation are still being worked on. As the new standard is finalized we will be providing better support for things like the native Audio and Video tags.

                                        • Attache custom actions to developper tools event

                                          When building complex webapp, with canvas for instance. I would love to listen to dev tools events.

                                          Workflow :

                                          1. I have a library to help me drawing rectangle object on canvas
                                          2. I instanciate multiple red rectangle objects that are drawn on canvas
                                          3. So i have n red rectangle on canvas
                                          4. I console.log a rectangle object
                                          5. on clicking in the rectangle object in the console output, it would be heaven to add a border to the rectangle in the canvas for debugging purpose (I can then see which rectangle I’m inspecting).

                                          That’s a bit like when…

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