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 complete list of enhancement requests.

Contents

Console Panel

  • 322: 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
  • 5135: Display window.postMessage() calls in console
  • 5314: Show times in Console panel
  • 5653: Invert filtering search for Console panel
  • 5789: Give a hint when an error or warning occurs but is not shown due to preferences
  • 5942: Add category information to log messages
  • 5995: Give a hint when Console API can't be injected
  • 6070: UI Option to log all message events (from window.postMessage) in console
  • 6191: Application Cache Events
  • 6323: Allow filtering out grouped logs
  • 6347: Log limit infobar in Console panel should be fixed on top
  • 6357: Make Console panel filters non-destructive
  • 6358: Improve visibility of console filtering options
  • 6386: console.count() should be based on its title instead of the line it's placed at
  • 6387: Allow to disable an Error Breakpoint within the Console panel
  • 6402: Don't abuse the debugger service for injecting "console"

Command Line

  • 55: Auto-completion for Command Editor
  • 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 .
  • 5173: Allow smart overwriting of brackets in Command Line
  • 5174: Improved auto-completion for functions inside Command Line
  • 5292: JavaScript auto-completion should suggest keywords
  • 5416: Auto-completion for Command Line API
  • 5553: Revive traceAll()/traceCalls() as :trace commands
  • 5648: Add command to clear command history
  • 5704: Allow customization of keys available in Completion List Popup
  • 5724: Limit command history
  • 5741: Auto-completion within expression in Command Line
  • 5764: Change $() to use querySelector() instead of getElementById()
  • 5779: Allow to set the root element in $ and $$
  • 5919: proposal for a command: func
  • 6069: allow importing and exporting include() aliases
  • 6139: Allow to remove include() aliases via the list of aliases
  • 6141: Access Firebug's $ function even if it's already defined on the page
  • 6142: Allow removing all include aliases at once
  • 6147: support multi-inclusions at once with include()
  • 6163: Improve usability of executing code selection
  • 6201: Add a command for snippets
  • 6265: Add 'diff' command for comparing two JS objects
  • 6279: Show Completion List Popup when pressing Ctrl+Space on empty Command Line
  • 6371: Display XPathResults in console
  • 6403: Add event groups for all events supported by Firefox

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
  • 3159: Show numeric character reference of MathML
  • 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
  • 5209: Allow adding content to empty elements
  • 5210: Allow changing tag names without switching to Edit Mode
  • 5240: Highlight hrefs
  • 5260: Add context menu to frames
  • 5293: Allow adding child and sibling elements to an HTML element without having to switch to Edit Mode
  • 5358: Allow pasting HTML into the HTML panel
  • 5384: Allow selection of siblings via element path
  • 5494: Change the UI of locking pseudo-class states
  • 5785: Show pseudo-elements in HTML
  • 5801: Make enabled "Log Events" more visible
  • 6136: Add "Persist" button to HTML panel for keeping changes after page reload
  • 6217: Allow cutting elements in the HTML panel
  • 6219: Select multiple juxtaposed elements to cut/copy
  • 6222: Clone nodes when pasting content in the HTML panel
  • 6365: Add tooltip to cropped attributes showing their full value
  • 6388: Allow to disable an HTML Breakpoint within the HTML panel
  • 6397: Conditional HTML Breakpoints
  • 6398: Add breakpoint related context menu to HTML panel's Breakpoint Column
  • 6404: Make event monitoring UI be dependent on the type of object
  • 6415: Visual feedback for actually used video/audio source (akin to used font)
  • 6420: Syntax highlighting for HTML Edit Mode

Style Side Panel

  • 553: Visualize erroneous CSS in Style side panel
  • 2796: Ability to create a new rule in the style panel
  • 3230: Pseudo-classes are not persistently shown in Style Side Panel
  • 5196: Show information about media query in Styles Panel
  • 5798: Show styles for pseudo-elements inside the Style side panel
  • 5811: Ability to specify location for "Add Rule"

Computed Side Panel

  • 2916: Trace Styles Feature
  • 5527: Allow disabling single styles inside the Computed side panel
  • 5681: Editing of trace styles
  • 6264: List the default UA style for computed CSS properties
  • 6288: Show HTML attributes influencing the layout in Computed side pane

Layout Side Panel

  • 6249: CSS Layout: Get the cumulated values
  • 6341: Addition of "display" property in Layout Side Panel

CSS 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
  • 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
  • 3501: Add a helper for numerical values of CSS properties
  • 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
  • 4949: Batch disabling/enabling of CSS rules
  • 4966: Infotip for WOFF files inside @font-face rules
  • 5000: Add option to delete CSS rule
  • 5187: The infotip for WOFF font is recreated each time
  • 5289: Show @page rules inside CSS panel
  • 5290: Show @-moz-keyframes rules inside CSS panel
  • 5357: Allow pasting CSS into the CSS panel
  • 5363: Font preview on mouseover shows default font if font not existent on system
  • 5429: Show @-moz-document rules inside CSS panel
  • 5434: Specialize up/down for more individual CSS properties
  • 5436: Auto-complete CSS attribute selectors
  • 5439: Allow jumping from web font usage in CSS panel to its definition
  • 5467: Smarter auto-completion when entering shorthand properties
  • 5492: Auto-complete CSS url()
  • 5507: Allow displaying original color values
  • 5513: Allow switching between color formats for each value
  • 5523: Folding for shorthand properties
  • 5880: Smart cropping of CSS values
  • 5988: Allow to select CSS rules
  • 6137: Add "Persist" button to CSS panel for keeping changes after page reload
  • 6207: Highlight CSS changes temporarily
  • 6355: Avoid waiting for other resources when displaying the CSS panel

Elements Side Panel

  • 5955: Create selector groups for Elements side panel
  • 5977: Indicate target frame for matched elements
  • 6238: Keep the "Try a selector..." field fixed at the top

DOM Panel

  • 2111: 'EditHtml' completed and event handler is gone
  • 2952: 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
  • 5063: Improve info message inside DOM panel
  • 5288: Add rep for CSSPageRule
  • 5364: Group DOM properties by type
  • 5650: Allow selecting DOM properties
  • 5856: Automatic scanning of built-in DOM properties
  • 5861: Allow DOM event logging across page reloads
  • 6138: Add "Persist" button to DOM panel for keeping changes after page reload
  • 6208: Conditional DOM breakpoints
  • 6364: Display JSON in "data" attributes as expandable trees inside the DOM panel
  • 6389: Allow to disable a DOM Breakpoint within the DOM panel
  • 6396: Add breakpoint related context menu to DOM panel's Breakpoint Column

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: Allow customization of debugger 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 3996: Conditional Break on Next
  • 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
  • 4885: Break on next: add a filter by src file feature
  • 4888: Allow ignoring of scripts when single stepping through code
  • 4906: Show notification, if tab cache is exceeded
  • 4940: Tooltip improvements with arrays
  • 4995: improve script panel tooltip
  • 5044: Shortcut for Break On Next
  • 5083: Edit JavaScript on-the-fly in Script panel
  • 5124: Keyboard shortcut for toggling breakpoints
  • 5175: Integrate Orion as replacement for the Script panel UI
  • 5269: Indicator for breakpoint conditions correctness
  • 5421: Implement JSD2
  • 5596: Need an ID element for injected inline code chunks
  • 5986: Allow the Script panel to deal with web workers
  • 6247: Show runtime errors inside the Script panel
  • 6292: Add "Persist" button to Script panel for keeping changes after page reload
  • 6362: Show info inside the page that the debugger is paused
  • 6393: Add context menu to Script panel's Breakpoint Column
  • 6414: Show exceptions inside the Script panel

Watch Side Panel

  • 2859: Improve "Add Watch"
  • 4862: Add "Add Watch" to context/right click menu in Watch panel
  • 5519: Show hint in Watch side panel when execution is not stopped
  • 5639: Allow deleting all watch expressions at once
  • 5758: Allow adding watch expressions via drag & drop
  • 6237: Keep the "New watch expression..." field fixed at the top

Stack Side Panel

  • 6354: Align source links inside the Stack side panel at the right

Breakpoints Side Panel

  • 2817: Hit counts for breakpoints
  • 2821: Possibility to assign breakpoints to groups
  • 3982: Highlight breakpoint inside the Breakpoints side panel, at which the script is halted at
  • 4356: Keyboard shortcut for toggling activation of all breakpoints
  • 4889: Folding for breakpoint categories
  • 4890: Possibility to disable error breakpoints in Breakpoints side panel
  • 5291: Breakpoint condition auto-completion should use variables in scope
  • 6344: Add an entry to the Breakpoints side panel while a Break On ... feature is activated
  • 6382: Allow to inspect an XHR Breakpoint inside the Net panel

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
  • 5249: The complete HTTP "Status" is only available after pressing "View Source"
  • 5281: Infotip for WOFF files inside Net panel
  • 5324: SPDY support in the Net panel
  • 5383: Adjustable height of net response
  • 5423: Integrate HTTP Monitor into Firebug
  • 5455: Syntax highlighting for HTML/JS/CSS response bodies
  • 5516: Tooltips for summaries in the Net panel
  • 5682: Image info in Net panel preview
  • 5684: Net Panel should show status information about incomplete requests
  • 5731: Show info popup when hovering a breakpoint inside the Net panel
  • 6065: Show appcache entries in the network panel
  • 6079: Make option "Disable Browser Cache" also available when the Net panel is disabled
  • 6258: Show hint for displaying BFCache responses when there are no requests shown
  • 6299: Unexpected logLimit can cause loss of difficult-to-generate network logs
  • 6330: Sniff WebSocket traffic
  • 6348: Log limit infobar in Net panel should be fixed on top
  • 6390: Allow to disable an XHR Breakpoint within the Net panel
  • 6394: Add breakpoint related context menu to Net panel's Breakpoint Column
  • 6411: Display multipart POST request bodies in a nice way

Cookies Panel

  • 5542: Use inline editor for editing cookies
  • 5555: Add option to import cookies
  • 5557: Info on cookie direction in Cookies panel
  • 5558: Add easy delete option for cookies
  • 5561: Show local file cookies
  • 5562: Allow selecting cookies
  • 5565: Changing a cookie's domain so it will be filtered out after editing should show a confirmation dialog
  • 5602: Expose cookie original URI from set-cookie
  • 5605: Decode base64 encoded cookies
  • 5613: Custom domain/path filter panel
  • 5645: Add cookie summary
  • 5753: Temporarily disable a certain cookie
  • 5772: Add menu item to "Delete cookies from domain"
  • 6383: Allow to inspect a Cookie Breakpoint inside the Cookies panel
  • 6391: Allow to disable a Cookie Breakpoint within the Cookie panel
  • 6395: Add breakpoint related context menu to Cookies panel's Breakpoint Column

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
  • 5720: Allow to pin the Quick Info Box
  • 5282: Allow limiting DOM panel search to properties or values
  • 5283: Allow limiting CSS panel search to selectors, properties or values
  • 6308: Allow inspection of z-index'd layers with inspection button

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
  • 6333: Pressing Escape in search field should clear it
  • 6334: Pressing the search field shortcut should select the previously entered search text

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.
  • 5233: Default editor
  • 5234: %variable additions for external editors

Extensions

  • 4045: New APIs for extending page context menu
  • 4793: API for extending Firebug toolbars
  • 4937: Firebug extensions should register in Firebug
  • 5220: API for shortcuts
  • 5830: Allow extensions to register with Firebug
  • 5831: Allow extensions to expose their preferences to 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"
  • 2995: Inconsistent "Break On..." behavior
  • 3183: Add descriptions to Options 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
  • 5082: Apply locale changes without requiring browser restart
  • 5104: Split main bar into two lines, if there is not enough horizontal space
  • 5123: customizable deactivation keyboard shortcuts
  • 5370: Changable panel tab order
  • 5440: Integrate EventBug into Firebug
  • 5623: New pref to disable/enable delayed Firebug load
  • 5813: Function related context menu, not available everywhere
  • 5837: Implement remote debugging
  • 5921: Extend storage service to work with SQLite
  • 6095: Implement an option to minimize the side panels
  • 6240: Rewrite lib/object.js (lib_rewrite)
  • 6241: Rewrite lib/array.js (lib_rewrite)
  • 6242: Rewrite lib/dom.js (lib_rewrite)
  • 6243: Rewrite lib/deprecated.js (lib_rewrite)
  • 6244: Rewrite lib/lib.js (lib_rewrite)
  • 6245: Rewrite lib/domplate.js (lib_rewrite)
  • 6246: Rewrite lib/options.js (lib_rewrite)
  • 6277: Register all commands via registerCommand()
  • 6360: Allow to deactivate Firebug via Shift+click on the Start Button
  • 6381: Add "Inspect in Net panel" to Location Menu entries and source links
  • 6422: Add a right click option for accessing objects in the Command Line
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