Firebug Feature Wish List

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The following list describes features and enhancements, that are wished to be implemented in Firebug. If you're missing a feature in this list, that you want to be added, make sure you read the page for what to do when you miss a feature first.

Note: This list does not represent what is planned to be implemented. It should be seen as hint for what could be included. Also this list does not represent the -label%3DFBTest%2CFBTrace%2Ccrossfire%2Clite%2Cextension%2Cdojofirebugextension%2Ceventbug%2Cfirediff%2Cnetexport%2Cfirestarter%2Cconsoleexport%2Cchromebug complete list of enhancement requests.


Contents

Command Line

  • 55: Enhancement: Auto-Code-Completion for large command line
  • 1309: Add `console.benchmark`
  • 3622: Commandline completion for [ in addition to .
  • 3623: Commandline completion-looking documentation for function(...
  • 3715: Cmdline autocompletion menu: icons/colors to differenciate elements by type
  • 4176: Commands in firebug
  • 4276: Console history should be preserved across browser sessions
  • 4803: Command Line auto-completion for properties that are not accessible via .

Console Panel

  • 322: Enhancement: Hierarchal profiler output
  • 1982: Stack trace shows parameters in their current state (not in the state when a function was called)
  • 2792: "Copy Error" function on error displayed in Console should copy all details, including any available stack trace
  • 2972: Make filtering of search matches in console panel optional
  • 3042: Show syntax error position like in error console of Firefox
  • 3759: Provide more context for error breakpoints and format them like the Script panel
  • 3872: 'Break On All Errors' doesn't stop on custom errors
  • 4729: Log with file and line number
  • 4798: Breakpoint Column for Console panel
  • 4819: Combine Console API functions group() and groupCollapsed()
  • 4850: Console panel should indicate, that the script stopped at an error breakpoint
  • 4979: Group console messages

HTML Panel

  • 2111: 'EditHtml' completed and event handler is gone
  • 2153: Show line numbers in editors
  • 2302: Find not works on block tags
  • 2645: Edit HTML without having to switch to "Edit" mode
  • 3050: Add "Persist" button to HTML, CSS and DOM panel for keeping changes after a page reload
  • 3056: Option for switching between different CSS media types in HTML panel
  • 3189: Search for Edit Mode in HTML Panel
  • 3228: Ability to change the doctype inside the HTML Panel
  • 3445: HTML Panel should have better search match highlighting
  • 4794: Make HTML panel viewport based
  • 4795: Breakpoint Column for HTML panel
  • 4851: HTML panel should indicate, that the script stopped at a node
  • 4911: Block expanding, highlighting and scrolling of changes into view while inspecting

CSS Panel

  • 553: Visualize erroneous CSS in Style side panel
  • 1241: Highlighting of changed css
  • 1584: CSS edit text wrapping
  • 1717: CSS Panel does not have @media UI
  • 2153: Show line numbers in editors
  • 2495: The rendered font should be highlighted in CSS panel
  • 2796: Ability to create a new rule in the style panel
  • 2916: Trace Styles Feature
  • 3015: Smarter auto-completion for shorthand properties
  • 3050: Add "Persist" button to HTML, CSS and DOM panel for keeping changes after a page reload
  • 3070: CSS Panel: Filter by CSS property
  • 3230: Pseudo-classes are not persistently shown in Style Side Panel
  • 3501: Add a helper for numerical values of CSS properties
  • 3756: add filtering to computed style panel
  • 3847: Add context options to @font-face rules
  • 3848: Infotip for WOFF files inside font-family property
  • 3871: Change color format
  • 4343: CSS error indicator improvements
  • 4355: Line breaking of CSS styles leads to confusion
  • 4470: Preview for CSS gradients
  • 4505: Improved auto-completion for CSS functions
  • 4711: Add editors sub-menu to the context menu of the Script and CSS Location Menu]
  • 4796: Breakpoints for CSS panel
  • 4797: Breakpoint Column for CSS panel
  • 4882: @keyframes rules should be shown inside CSS panel
  • 4949: Batch disabling/enabling of CSS rules
  • 4966: Infotip for WOFF files inside @font-face rules
  • 5000: Add option to delete CSS rule

DOM Panel

  • 2111: 'EditHtml' completed and event handler is gone
  • 2952: Enh: DOM Panel should prevent editing of read-only properties
  • 3050: Add "Persist" button to HTML, CSS and DOM panel for keeping changes after a page reload
  • 3113: Feature Request - DOM Tab -> Add Property
  • 3829: DOM Element History
  • 4162: Add "Break On Property Addition" and "Break On Property Removal"
  • 4418: hide item 'summary' when object is expanded in DOM inspector
  • 4858: DOM panel should indicate, that the script stopped at a DOM breakpoint
  • 4873: Just changed parts of the DOM panel should get refreshed

Script Panel

  • 551: Add ability to somehow block mousemove event
  • 1811: Add prettyName/displayName support to Profiler output and Stacks
  • 1413: Restore position in Script panel after page reload
  • 2526: Enhancement: Add Step into, over and Run keys to the Shortcut keys
  • 2638: Show info popup when hovering a breakpoint / execution indicator icon
  • 2811: Replace script menu button in script panel by tree view
  • 2814: Improve display of inline scripts in Script panel
  • 2817: Hit counts for breakpoints
  • 2821: Possibility to assign breakpoints to groups
  • 2856: Possibility to jump from function call expressions in the script Panel to the function definitions
  • 2857: Possibility to jump from variables in script panel to DOM panel via Ctrl + click
  • 2858: Possibility to jump from selector in script panel to element inside HTML panel
  • 2859: Script panel context menu item to add a variable to the watch list
  • 2859: Improve "Add Watch"
  • 3115: Code folding for scripts
  • 3129: Remove breakpointDisabledExe.png and breakpointExe.png in favor of stacked images
  • 3155: Editing breakpoint conditions should have auto-completion
  • 3250: General messages of Script Panel should hide Panel Toolbar and side panels
  • 3271: Highlight next executed function
  • 3448: Script Panel should have better search match highlighting
  • 3982: Highlight breakpoint inside the Breakpoints side panel, at which the script is halted at
  • 3996: Conditional Break on Next
  • 4356: Keyboard shortcut for toggling activation of all breakpoints
  • 4378: Move editing of breakpoint conditions to Breakpoints Side Panel
  • 4515: Shortcuts for "Run to This Line" should work when clicking into the code
  • 4711: Add editors sub-menu to the context menu of the Script and CSS Location Menu]
  • 4747: Separate scripts from different documents (iframes, frames...) inside the Script Location Menu
  • 4823: Native javascript code color/highlight (without FireRainbow extension)
  • 4845: Rerun should have a shortcut like the other debugging options
  • 4862: Add "Add Watch" to context/right click menu in Watch panel
  • 4885: Break on next: add a filter by src file feature
  • 4888: Allow ignoring of scripts when single stepping through code
  • 4889: Folding for breakpoint categories
  • 4890: Possibility to disable error breakpoints in Breakpoints side panel
  • 4906: Show notification, if tab cache is exceeded
  • 4940: Tooltip improvements with arrays
  • 4995: improve script panel tooltip
  • 5044: Shortcut for Break On Next

Net Panel

  • 1209: Add ability to re-open the open Net panel objects after a reload
  • 1366: Add a scale to the Net panel
  • 2225: Resending a XMLHttpRequest
  • 2348: Intercept/modify a request
  • 2424: Additional network panel columns
  • 2617: Net panel header should be fixed on top instead of scrolling with the content
  • 2618: Request summary in Net panel just shown for the last request when 'Persist' is enabled
  • 2761: More filetype filters in Net panel?
  • 3071: Display sample of WOFF file inside Net Panel
  • 3560: Search in Net panel to act as a filter
  • 3613: Displaying server side timings info in the Net panel
  • 3757: Normal HTTP requests and the different kinds of cache requests should be better distinguishable
  • 4156: Multiple filters selectable in Net panel
  • 4373: Warnings for Net Panel
  • 4805: Distinguish or Highlight HTTPS protocol requests in Net panel
  • 4829: Custom Filters for Net Panel (other panels?)
  • 4852: Net panel should indicate, that the script stopped at an XHR breakpoint
  • 4898: Adapt Firebug waterfall graph to suggested UI conventions
  • 4910: Sort headers of network requests in formatted view alphabetically
  • 4930: Headers in net requests should be collapsible
  • 5017: Merge POST and URL parameter info into one tab

Inspector

  • 2273: Box model shadowing on (css) transformed elements doesn't work correctly
  • 3914: Convert Image Map highlighter to SVG and add the ability to inspect SVG objects
  • 3972: Add remote inspect
  • 4848: Create new SVG inspector

Search

  • 2302: Find not works on block tags
  • 2972: Make filtering of search matches in console panel optional
  • 3195: Search field should display current tab
  • 3445: HTML Panel should have better search match highlighting
  • 3448: Script Panel should have better search match highlighting
  • 3560: Search in Net panel to act as a filter
  • 4879: Show number of matches while searching
  • 5014: Rework auto-case-sensitive search

Profiler

  • 1811: Add prettyName/displayName support to Profiler output and Stacks
  • 3530: fixed headers for profile
  • 4520: Separate panel for profiling
  • 4529: Enhanced Memory Profiler

External editors

  • 4731: Shortcut for default external editor
  • 4774: Better integration and visibility of external editors
  • 5035: Add ability to map domain/url path to a file system path for the purpose of opening a file in external editor.

Extensions

  • 4045: New APIs for extending page context menu
  • 4793: API for extending Firebug toolbars
  • 4937: Firebug extensions should register in Firebug

Miscellaneous

  • 54: Enhancement: UNDO function
  • 341: Dragable control to min/maximise Firebug should be thicker than one pixel
  • 471: Linux-specific theme for Firebug
  • 1141: Maximize Firebug by double-clicking on a tab
  • 2001: Add storage panel
  • 2425: Changable order of grid columns
  • 2633: Instrumentation for Firebug aka "Help Improve Firebug"
  • 2961: Update Firebug's Look and Feel
  • 2995: Inconsistent "Break On..." behavior
  • 3183: Add descriptions to Options Mini Menu items
  • 3550: Create a seperate element path bar
  • 3575: Make it possible to search inside side panels
  • 3779: New firebug icon is hard to see in browser status bar
  • 4001: Clicking and hovering the error badge should have different action than the toolbar button
  • 4024: Use arrows instead of +/- signs for expansion
  • 4032: Please offer option to disable update notification page
  • 4173: Window/Document menu
  • 4377: List of editors should be removed from Firebug Menu
  • 4395: Inclusion of "Firebug" in the User-Agent
  • 4425: Better support for Domplate templates inheritance
  • 4316: Error Notification Count not bright enough
  • 4722: Radio options Enabled/Disabled of activatable panels should be combined in a check option
  • 4841: Persist scrolling of panels when reloading a page
  • 4899: Firebug should suppress Firefox's console prompted by scratchpad
  • 4925: Disable Break On ... buttons when debugger is not activated
  • 4960: Review internal file structure
  • 4967: Use panel bar for resizing the Firebug UI
  • 5031: Allow changing the shortcuts without having to restart the browser
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