Firebug 1.5 Release Notes

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=== Overview of Firebug 1.5 ===
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== Overview of this version ==
Firebug 1.5 supports Firefox 3.5 and Firefox 3.6.
Firebug 1.5 supports Firefox 3.5 and Firefox 3.6.
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Please add links from these features to instructions on how to use them. See also below for More Details.
Please add links from these features to instructions on how to use them. See also below for More Details.
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==== Inspect ====
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=== [[Inspector|Inspect]] ===
* Most solid inspect ever! No known case where the inspector is offset from the element.
* Most solid inspect ever! No known case where the inspector is offset from the element.
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* Added Image Map Inspector
* Added Image Map Inspector
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==== Console and Command Line ====
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=== [[Console Panel|Console]] and [[Command Line]] ===
* Moved Break on Errors to Console panel (from Script panel).
* Moved Break on Errors to Console panel (from Script panel).
* Break on individual errors improved and tested.
* Break on individual errors improved and tested.
* Added [http://blog.getfirebug.com/2009/07/24/firebug-1-5a19/ Persist button]
* Added [http://blog.getfirebug.com/2009/07/24/firebug-1-5a19/ Persist button]
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==== HTML ====
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=== [[HTML Panel|HTML]] ===
* Added Computed Style Panel (was previously an option of Style side panel)
* Added Computed Style Panel (was previously an option of Style side panel)
* Added Break on HTML Mutate
* Added Break on HTML Mutate
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* Inspecting and editing of SVG and MathML now supported
* Inspecting and editing of SVG and MathML now supported
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==== CSS ====
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=== [[CSS Panel|CSS]] ===
* User Agent CSS is now read only (to prevent you from messing up Firefox)
* User Agent CSS is now read only (to prevent you from messing up Firefox)
* Improved duplicate stylesheet handling  
* Improved duplicate stylesheet handling  
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* Edit element style
* Edit element style
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==== Script ====
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=== [[Script Panel|Script]] ===
* Freeze Javascript and event handlers when on a breakpoint
* Freeze Javascript and event handlers when on a breakpoint
* Break on Next moved to pause button in user interface.
* Break on Next moved to pause button in user interface.
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* Turn off Firefox 'jsd' and allow Just In Time compiles if Firebug is not active in any window.
* Turn off Firefox 'jsd' and allow Just In Time compiles if Firebug is not active in any window.
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==== DOM ====
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=== [[DOM Panel|DOM]] ===
* Break on Object Change
* Break on Object Change
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==== Net ====
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=== [[Net Panel|Net]] ===
* [http://www.softwareishard.com/blog/firebug/firebug-15-break-on-next/ Break on Next XHR]
* [http://www.softwareishard.com/blog/firebug/firebug-15-break-on-next/ Break on Next XHR]
* [http://www.softwareishard.com/blog/firebug/firebug-http-time-monitor/ More accurate timing using Network Activity Observer]
* [http://www.softwareishard.com/blog/firebug/firebug-http-time-monitor/ More accurate timing using Network Activity Observer]
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* New option for disabling Firefox cache.
* New option for disabling Firefox cache.
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==== Toolbars and Menus ====
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=== Toolbars and Menus ===
* Added search user interface and features  
* Added search user interface and features  
* Removed 'Off' text from Off button
* Removed 'Off' text from Off button
* a11y support for panel search in CSS, DOM and script panels
* a11y support for panel search in CSS, DOM and script panels
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=== More Details and Important Bug Fixes in Firebug 1.5 ===
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== More Details and important bug fixes ==
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==== [[Inspector]] ====
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=== [[Inspector]] ===
* Added new Firebug listeners "onInspectNode" and "onStopInspecting" to allow extensions to interact with the inspector
* Added new Firebug listeners "onInspectNode" and "onStopInspecting" to allow extensions to interact with the inspector
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* Fixed OSX issues involving window focus
* Fixed OSX issues involving window focus
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==== [[HTML Panel|HTML]] ====
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=== [[HTML Panel|HTML]] ===
* Fixed HTML highlight mutation implementation  
* Fixed HTML highlight mutation implementation  
* better handling and bug fixes related to editing text nodes, comments, and CDATA  
* better handling and bug fixes related to editing text nodes, comments, and CDATA  
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* nodes don't automatically open and close when selecting them, double click to do so (Alt-double-click to edit)  
* nodes don't automatically open and close when selecting them, double click to do so (Alt-double-click to edit)  
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==== [[DOM Panel|DOM]] ====
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=== [[DOM Panel|DOM]] ===
* improved display of arrays and objects
* improved display of arrays and objects
* strings now expand/minimize when using the twisty  
* strings now expand/minimize when using the twisty  
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==== [[Net Panel|Net]] ====
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=== [[Net Panel|Net]] ===
* Provided timing info is not affected by javascript execution (you need Firefox 3.6)
* Provided timing info is not affected by javascript execution (you need Firefox 3.6)
* Size info is provided for every executed request (you need Firefox 3.6)
* Size info is provided for every executed request (you need Firefox 3.6)
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* Displaying source of sent/received headers (you need Firefox 3.6)
* Displaying source of sent/received headers (you need Firefox 3.6)
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=== Links to notes for each release ===
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== Links to notes for each release ==
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'''Bug fix releases'''
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=== Bug fix releases ===
[http://blog.getfirebug.com/2010/04/23/firebug-1-5-4/ 1.5.4]
[http://blog.getfirebug.com/2010/04/23/firebug-1-5-4/ 1.5.4]
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[http://blog.getfirebug.com/2010/02/18/firebug-1-5-1b2/ 1.5.1b2]
[http://blog.getfirebug.com/2010/02/18/firebug-1-5-1b2/ 1.5.1b2]
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'''Major release'''
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=== Major release ===
[http://blog.getfirebug.com/2010/01/15/firebug-1-5-0/ 1.5]
[http://blog.getfirebug.com/2010/01/15/firebug-1-5-0/ 1.5]

Revision as of 12:50, 14 April 2011

Contents

Overview of this version

Firebug 1.5 supports Firefox 3.5 and Firefox 3.6.

Please add links from these features to instructions on how to use them. See also below for More Details.

Inspect

  • Most solid inspect ever! No known case where the inspector is offset from the element.
  • Added Quick Info Box
  • Added Image Map Inspector

Console and Command Line

  • Moved Break on Errors to Console panel (from Script panel).
  • Break on individual errors improved and tested.
  • Added Persist button

HTML

  • Added Computed Style Panel (was previously an option of Style side panel)
  • Added Break on HTML Mutate
  • Added z-index and position to Layout side panel
  • Added Show Basic Entities (is now the default)
  • Added Namespace prefix HTML/XHTML/SVG/MathML
  • Inspecting and editing of SVG and MathML now supported

CSS

  • User Agent CSS is now read only (to prevent you from messing up Firefox)
  • Improved duplicate stylesheet handling
  • Update styles panel as pseudo-classes change for current element
  • Allow change of pseudo-class state in styles panel
  • Expand short-hand CSS properties mode
  • Edit element style

Script

  • Freeze Javascript and event handlers when on a breakpoint
  • Break on Next moved to pause button in user interface.
  • Break-on features through out Firebug.
  • Turn off Firefox 'jsd' and allow Just In Time compiles if Firebug is not active in any window.

DOM

  • Break on Object Change

Net

Toolbars and Menus

  • Added search user interface and features
  • Removed 'Off' text from Off button
  • a11y support for panel search in CSS, DOM and script panels

More Details and important bug fixes

Inspector

  • Added new Firebug listeners "onInspectNode" and "onStopInspecting" to allow extensions to interact with the inspector
  • It is now possible to inspect disabled elements
  • CSS and code injected into a page by the inspector is no longer visible in the HTML Panel
  • Various performance improvements
  • Fixed bugs that prevented enter, escape, up & down keys from working correctly in inspect mode
  • Fixed OSX issues involving window focus

HTML

  • Fixed HTML highlight mutation implementation
  • better handling and bug fixes related to editing text nodes, comments, and CDATA
  • proper display of HTML vs. XHTML in the HTML panel, as well as when copying to the clipboard
  • keyboard navigation moves the inspector highlight around the web page
  • improved display of whitespace and entities
  • nodes don't automatically open and close when selecting them, double click to do so (Alt-double-click to edit)

DOM

  • improved display of arrays and objects
  • strings now expand/minimize when using the twisty

Net

  • Provided timing info is not affected by javascript execution (you need Firefox 3.6)
  • Size info is provided for every executed request (you need Firefox 3.6)
  • Better formatting of multipart/form-data posted data
  • Displaying source of sent/received headers (you need Firefox 3.6)

Links to notes for each release

Bug fix releases

1.5.4 1.5.3 1.5.2 1.5.1b2

Major release

1.5 1.5b9 1.5b8 1.5b7 1.5b6 1.5b5 1.5b4 1.5b3 1.5b2 1.5b1 1.5a26 1.5a25 1.5a24 1.5a23 1.5a22 1.5a21 1.5a20 1.5a19 1.5a18 1.5a17 1.5a15 1.5a14 1.5a12 1.5a9 1.5a7 1.5a3

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