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== Main preferences ==
== Main preferences ==
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| <code>'''viewPanelOrient'''</code> || Specifies, whether the Side Panels shall be oriented vertically or horizontally || true, false || false || Firebug Menu->Options->Vertical Panes || -
| <code>'''viewPanelOrient'''</code> || Specifies, whether the Side Panels shall be oriented vertically or horizontally || true, false || false || Firebug Menu->Options->Vertical Panes || -
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| <code>'''allPagesActivation'''</code> || Specifies whether Firebug shall be enabled by default for all websites || on, none || "none" || Status Bar Icon context menu->On for All Web Pages || -
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| <code>'''allPagesActivation'''</code> || Specifies whether Firebug shall be enabled by default for all websites || "on", "none" || "none" || Status Bar Icon context menu->On for All Web Pages || -
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| <code>'''hiddenPanels'''</code> || List of panels, that are not shown inside the Panel Bar (separated by a space) || "console", "html", "stylesheet", "script", "dom", "net" + Panels from extensions || "" || Firebug Panel Bar -> Panel Selector || -
| <code>'''hiddenPanels'''</code> || List of panels, that are not shown inside the Panel Bar (separated by a space) || "console", "html", "stylesheet", "script", "dom", "net" + Panels from extensions || "" || Firebug Panel Bar -> Panel Selector || -
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| <code>'''addonBarOpened'''</code> || Set to true, if Firefox addon-bar has been initially opened for the user (to see the status bar icon at least the first time) || true, false || false || - || -
| <code>'''addonBarOpened'''</code> || Set to true, if Firefox addon-bar has been initially opened for the user (to see the status bar icon at least the first time) || true, false || false || - || -
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| <code>'''showBreakNotification'''</code> || If true, Firebug shows a notification message when break in debugger happens (break on debugger; keyword, break on an error, etc.) || true, false || true || Script Panel Options Mini Menu->Show Break Notifications || -
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| <code>'''showBreakNotification'''</code> || If true, Firebug shows a notification message when break in debugger happens (break on debugger; keyword, break on an error, etc.) || true, false || true || Script panel Options Menu->Show Break Notifications || -
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| <code>'''showStatusIcon'''</code> || If true, the Firebug icon will be shown inside the status/addon bar || true, false || false || - || -
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| <code>'''stringCropLength'''</code> || Default length limit for cropped strings || numerical value || 50 || - || 1.9
| <code>'''stringCropLength'''</code> || Default length limit for cropped strings || numerical value || 50 || - || 1.9
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| <code>'''hideDefaultInspector'''</code> || Set to true, if the built-in ''Inspect Element'' menu item should be removed from Firefox page context menu || true, false || false || - || 1.10
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| <code>'''delayLoad'''</code> || Specifies whether Firebug should not be loaded on browser start || true, false || true || - || 1.10
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| <code>'''enableOrion'''</code> || Specifies whether Firebug should use [http://wiki.eclipse.org/Orion Orion] for the [[Command Editor]] || true, false || true || - || 1.10
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| <code>'''searchCaseSensitive'''</code> || Specifies whether seaching inside the Panels is case sensitive || true, false || false || Search Menu->Force Case Sensitive || -
| <code>'''searchCaseSensitive'''</code> || Specifies whether seaching inside the Panels is case sensitive || true, false || false || Search Menu->Force Case Sensitive || -
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| <code>'''netSearchResponseBody'''</code> || Specifies whether to search inside the response of the requests inside the Net Panel || true, false || false || Search Menu->Response Bodies || -
| <code>'''netSearchResponseBody'''</code> || Specifies whether to search inside the response of the requests inside the Net Panel || true, false || false || Search Menu->Response Bodies || -
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| <code>'''showJSErrors'''</code> || Specifies whether to show JavaScript errors inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || true || Console Panel Options Mini Menu->Show JavaScript Errors || -
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| <code>'''showJSErrors'''</code> || Specifies whether to show JavaScript errors inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || true || Console panel Options Menu->Show JavaScript Errors || -
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| <code>'''showJSWarnings'''</code> || Specifies whether to show JavaScript warnings inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || false || Console Panel Options Mini Menu->Show JavaScript Warnings || -
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| <code>'''showJSWarnings'''</code> || Specifies whether to show JavaScript warnings inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || false || Console panel Options Menu->Show JavaScript Warnings || -
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| <code>'''showCSSErrors'''</code> || Specifies whether to show CSS errors inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || false || Console Panel Options Mini Menu->Show CSS Errors || -
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| <code>'''showCSSErrors'''</code> || Specifies whether to show CSS errors inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || false || Console panel Options Menu->Show CSS Errors || -
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| <code>'''showXMLErrors'''</code> || Specifies whether to show XML errors inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || false || Console Panel Options Mini Menu->Show XML Errors || -
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| <code>'''showXMLErrors'''</code> || Specifies whether to show XML errors inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || false || Console panel Options Menu->Show XML Errors || -
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| <code>'''showChromeErrors'''</code> || Specifies whether to show browser and extensions internal errors inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || false || Console Panel Options Mini Menu->Show Chrome Errors || -
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| <code>'''showChromeErrors'''</code> || Specifies whether to show browser and extensions internal errors inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || false || Console panel Options Menu->Show Chrome Errors || -
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| <code>'''showChromeMessages'''</code> || Specifies whether to show browser and extensions internal messages inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || false || Console Panel Options Mini Menu->Show Chrome Messages || -
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| <code>'''showChromeMessages'''</code> || Specifies whether to show browser and extensions internal messages inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || false || Console panel Options Menu->Show Chrome Messages || -
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| <code>'''showExternalErrors'''</code> || - || true, false || false || Console Panel Options Mini Menu->Show External Errors || -
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| <code>'''showExternalErrors'''</code> || - || true, false || false || Console panel Options Menu->Show External Errors || -
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| <code>'''showNetworkErrors'''</code> || Specifies whether to show network communication errors inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || true (false up to 1.7) || Console Panel Options Mini Menu->Show Network Errors || -
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| <code>'''showNetworkErrors'''</code> || Specifies whether to show network communication errors inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || true (false up to 1.7) || Console panel Options Menu->Show Network Errors || -
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| <code>'''showXMLHttpRequests'''</code> || Specifies whether to show XMLHttpRequests inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || true || Console Panel Options Mini Menu->Show XMLHttpRequests || -
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| <code>'''showXMLHttpRequests'''</code> || Specifies whether to show XMLHttpRequests inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || true || Console panel Options Menu->Show XMLHttpRequests || -
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| <code>'''showStackTrace'''</code> || Specifies whether to show the stack trace for JavaScript errors inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || false || Console Panel Options Mini Menu->Show Stack Trace With Errors || -
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| <code>'''showStackTrace'''</code> || Specifies whether to show the stack trace for JavaScript errors inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || false || Console panel Options Menu->Show Stack Trace With Errors || -
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| <code>'''console.logLimit'''</code> || Maximal number of log messages shown inside the [[Console Panel]] || numerical value (0=No limit) || 500 || - || -
| <code>'''console.logLimit'''</code> || Maximal number of log messages shown inside the [[Console Panel]] || numerical value (0=No limit) || 500 || - || -
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| <code>'''console.enableSites'''</code> || Specifies whether the [[Console Panel]] is enabled || true, false || false || Console Panel Options Mini Menu->Enabled/Disabled || -
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| <code>'''console.enableSites'''</code> || Specifies whether the [[Console Panel]] is enabled || true, false || false || Console panel Options Menu->Enabled/Disabled || -
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| <code>'''tabularLogMaxHeight'''</code> || Maximal height in pixels of tabular [[Console Panel]] entries || numerical value (0=No limit) || 200 || - || -
| <code>'''tabularLogMaxHeight'''</code> || Maximal height in pixels of tabular [[Console Panel]] entries || numerical value (0=No limit) || 200 || - || -
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| <code>'''consoleFilterTypes'''</code> || Type of messages shown inside the [[Console Panel]] || "all", "error", "warning", "info", "debug" || "all" || Console Panel Toolbar->filter buttons || -
| <code>'''consoleFilterTypes'''</code> || Type of messages shown inside the [[Console Panel]] || "all", "error", "warning", "info", "debug" || "all" || Console Panel Toolbar->filter buttons || -
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| <code>'''memoryProfilerEnable'''</code> || Enables the Memory Profiler option || true, false || false || - || 1.8
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| <code>'''preferJSDSourceLinks'''</code> || Allows more exact matching of source code at the cost of performance || true, false || false || - || 1.10
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| <code>'''showCommentNodes'''</code> || Specifies whether to display comment nodes inside the [[HTML Panel]] || true, false || false || HTML Panel Options Mini Menu->Show Comments || -
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| <code>'''showCommentNodes'''</code> || Specifies whether to display comment nodes inside the [[HTML Panel]] || true, false || false || HTML panel Options Menu->Show Comments || -
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| <code>'''showTextNodesWithWhitespace'''</code> || Specifies whether to display white space characters in text nodes inside the [[HTML Panel]] || true, false || false || HTML Panel Options Mini Menu->Show White Space || -
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| <code>'''showTextNodesWithWhitespace'''</code> || Specifies whether to display white space characters in text nodes inside the [[HTML Panel]] || true, false || false || HTML panel Options Menu->Show White Space || -
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| <code>'''showTextNodesWithEntities'''</code> || Specifies whether to display basic entities in text nodes as they are or their visual representation inside the [[HTML Panel]] || true, false || true || HTML Panel Options Mini Menu->Show Basic Entities || -
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| <code>'''entityDisplay'''</code> || Specifies how entities shall be displayed within the [[HTML Panel]]; <code>names</code> displays the entity name if there is one, <code>symbols</code> displays the characters in symbolic form and <code>unicode</code> displays them in their Unicode representation || "names", "symbols", "unicode" || "names" || HTML panel Options Menu->Show Basic Entities || -
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| <code>'''showFullTextNodes'''</code> || Specifies whether to display the whole content of text nodes inside the [[HTML Panel]] || true, false || true || HTML Panel Options Mini Menu->Show Full Text || -
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| <code>'''showFullTextNodes'''</code> || Specifies whether to display the whole content of text nodes inside the [[HTML Panel]] || true, false || true || HTML panel Options Menu->Show Full Text || -
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| <code>'''highlightMutations'''</code> || Specifies whether to highlight changes on elements inside the [[HTML Panel]] || true, false || true || HTML Panel Options Mini Menu->Highlight Changes || -
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| <code>'''highlightMutations'''</code> || Specifies whether to highlight changes on elements inside the [[HTML Panel]] || true, false || true || HTML panel Options Menu->Highlight Changes || -
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| <code>'''expandMutations'''</code> || Specifies whether to expand changes on elements inside the [[HTML Panel]] || true, false || false || HTML Panel Options Mini Menu->Expand Changes || -
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| <code>'''expandMutations'''</code> || Specifies whether to expand changes on elements inside the [[HTML Panel]] || true, false || false || HTML panel Options Menu->Expand Changes || -
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| <code>'''scrollToMutations'''</code> || Specifies whether to scroll to elements inside the [[HTML Panel]] when they are changed || true, false || false || HTML Panel Options Mini Menu->Scroll Changes Into View || -
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| <code>'''scrollToMutations'''</code> || Specifies whether to scroll to elements inside the [[HTML Panel]] when they are changed || true, false || false || HTML panel Options Menu->Scroll Changes Into View || -
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| <code>'''shadeBoxModel'''</code> || Specifies whether to show the box model while hovering an element inside the [[HTML Panel]] or just mark it with a frame || true, false || true || HTML Panel Options Mini Menu->Shade Box Model || -
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| <code>'''shadeBoxModel'''</code> || Specifies whether to show the box model while hovering an element inside the [[HTML Panel]] or just mark it with a frame || true, false || true || HTML panel Options Menu->Shade Box Model || -
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| <code>'''showQuickInfoBox'''</code> || Specifies whether to display a popup with information when hovering an element inside the [[HTML Panel]] || true, false || false || HTML Panel Options Mini Menu->Show Quick Info Box || -
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| <code>'''showQuickInfoBox'''</code> || Specifies whether to display a popup with information when hovering an element inside the [[HTML Panel]] || true, false || false || HTML panel Options Menu->Show Quick Info Box || -
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| <code>'''showUserAgentCSS'''</code> || Specifies whether to show the default CSS styles defined by the browser inside the [[HTML Panel#Style|Style Side Panel]] || true, false || false || Style Side Panel Options Mini Menu->Show User Agent CSS || -
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| <code>'''showUserAgentCSS'''</code> || Specifies whether to show the default CSS styles defined by the browser inside the [[HTML Panel#Style|Style Side Panel]] || true, false || false || Style side panel Options Menu->Show User Agent CSS || -
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| <code>'''expandShorthandProps'''</code> || Specifies whether to expand shorthand properties inside the [[HTML Panel#Style|Style Side Panel]] || true, false || false || Style Side Panel Options Mini Menu->Expand Shorthand Properties || -
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| <code>'''expandShorthandProps'''</code> || Specifies whether to expand shorthand properties inside the [[HTML Panel#Style|Style Side Panel]] || true, false || false || Style side panel Options Menu->Expand Shorthand Properties || -
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| <code>'''breakOnErrors'''</code> || Toggles the Break On Errors feature || true, false || false || [[Console Panel]]->Break On All Errors || -
| <code>'''breakOnErrors'''</code> || Toggles the Break On Errors feature || true, false || false || [[Console Panel]]->Break On All Errors || -
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| <code>'''maxScriptLineLength'''</code> || Maximal line length for scripts displayed inside the [[Script Panel]] || numerical value || 10000 (0=Lines are not cropped) || - || 1.9
| <code>'''maxScriptLineLength'''</code> || Maximal line length for scripts displayed inside the [[Script Panel]] || numerical value || 10000 (0=Lines are not cropped) || - || 1.9
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| <code>'''service.showAllSourceFiles'''</code> || Specifies whether browser and extensions internal source files shall be shown inside the [[Script Panel]]. Note that Firebug will still not activate for chrome URLs unless you also set <code>filterSystemURLs</code> to false. || true, false || false || Script Panel Options Mini Menu->Show chrome sources || -
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| <code>'''trackThrowCatch'''</code> || Specifies whether to track throw/catch blocks inside the [[Script Panel]] || true, false || false || Script panel Options Menu->Track Throw/Catch || -
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| <code>'''trackThrowCatch'''</code> || Specifies whether to track throw/catch blocks inside the [[Script Panel]] || true, false || false || Script Panel Options Mini Menu->Track Throw/Catch || -
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| <code>'''script.enableSites'''</code> || Specifies whether the [[Script Panel]] is enabled || true, false || false || Script panel Options Menu->Enabled/Disabled || -
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| <code>'''script.enableSites'''</code> || Specifies whether the [[Script Panel]] is enabled || true, false || false || Script Panel Options Mini Menu->Enabled/Disabled || -
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| <code>'''scriptsFilter'''</code> || Type filter used for the [[Script Panel#Script Location Menu|Script Location Menu]] || "static", "evals", "events", "all" || "all" || Script Panel->Script Type Menu || -
| <code>'''scriptsFilter'''</code> || Type filter used for the [[Script Panel#Script Location Menu|Script Location Menu]] || "static", "evals", "events", "all" || "all" || Script Panel->Script Type Menu || -
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| <code>'''replaceTabs'''</code> || The number of spaces to use when replacing tab characters || Any non-negative number (0=no replacement) || 4 || - || -
| <code>'''replaceTabs'''</code> || The number of spaces to use when replacing tab characters || Any non-negative number (0=no replacement) || 4 || - || -
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| <code>'''omitObjectPathStack'''</code> || Specifies whether to omit the display of the object path stack inside the [[HTML Panel#Stack|Stack Side Panel]] || true, false || false || Stack Side Panel Options Mini Menu->Omit Toolbar Stack || -
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| <code>'''omitObjectPathStack'''</code> || Specifies whether to omit the display of the object path stack inside the [[HTML Panel#Stack|Stack Side Panel]] || true, false || false || Stack side panel Options Menu->Omit Toolbar Stack || -
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| <code>'''showUserProps'''</code> || Specifies whether to display user-defined properties inside the [[DOM Panel]]/[[HTML Panel#DOM|Side Panel]] || true, false || true || DOM Options Mini Menu/Watch Side Panel Options Mini Menu->Show User-defined Properties || -
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| <code>'''showUserProps'''</code> || Specifies whether to display user-defined properties inside the [[DOM Panel]]/[[HTML Panel#DOM|Side Panel]] || true, false || true || DOM Options Menu/Watch side panel Options Menu->Show User-defined Properties || -
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| <code>'''showUserFuncs'''</code> || Specifies whether to display user-defined functions inside the [[DOM Panel]]/[[HTML Panel#DOM|Side Panel]] || true, false || true || DOM Options Mini Menu/Watch Side Panel Options Mini Menu->Show User-defined Functions || -
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| <code>'''showUserFuncs'''</code> || Specifies whether to display user-defined functions inside the [[DOM Panel]]/[[HTML Panel#DOM|Side Panel]] || true, false || true || DOM Options Menu/Watch side panel Options Menu->Show User-defined Functions || -
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| <code>'''showDOMProps'''</code> || Specifies whether to display DOM properties inside the [[DOM Panel]]/[[HTML Panel#DOM|Side Panel]] || true, false || true || DOM Options Mini Menu/Watch Side Panel Options Mini Menu->Show DOM Properties || -
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| <code>'''showDOMProps'''</code> || Specifies whether to display DOM properties inside the [[DOM Panel]]/[[HTML Panel#DOM|Side Panel]] || true, false || true || DOM Options Menu/Watch side panel Options Menu->Show DOM Properties || -
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| <code>'''showDOMFuncs'''</code> || Specifies whether to display DOM functions inside the [[DOM Panel]]/[[HTML Panel#DOM|Side Panel]] || true, false || false || DOM Options Mini Menu/Watch Side Panel Options Mini Menu->Show DOM Functions || -
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| <code>'''showDOMFuncs'''</code> || Specifies whether to display DOM functions inside the [[DOM Panel]]/[[HTML Panel#DOM|Side Panel]] || true, false || false || DOM Options Menu/Watch side panel Options Menu->Show DOM Functions || -
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| <code>'''showDOMConstants'''</code> || Specifies whether to display DOM constants inside the [[DOM Panel]]/[[HTML Panel#DOM|Side Panel]] || true, false || false || DOM Options Mini Menu/Watch Side Panel Options Mini Menu->Show DOM Constants || -
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| <code>'''showDOMConstants'''</code> || Specifies whether to display DOM constants inside the [[DOM Panel]]/[[HTML Panel#DOM|Side Panel]] || true, false || false || DOM Options Menu/Watch side panel Options Menu->Show DOM Constants || -
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| <code>'''showInlineEventHandlers'''</code> || Specifies whether to display inline event handlers inside the [[DOM Panel]]/[[HTML Panel#DOM|Side Panel]] || true, false || false || DOM Options Mini Menu/Watch Side Panel Options Mini Menu->Show Inline Event Handlers || 1.9
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| <code>'''showInlineEventHandlers'''</code> || Specifies whether to display inline event handlers inside the [[DOM Panel]]/[[HTML Panel#DOM|Side Panel]] || true, false || false || DOM Options Menu/Watch Side Panel Options Menu->Show Inline Event Handlers || 1.9
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| <code>'''ObjectShortIteratorMax'''</code> || How many properties to show in object summaries || non-zero positive integer || 3 || (internal) || -
| <code>'''ObjectShortIteratorMax'''</code> || How many properties to show in object summaries || non-zero positive integer || 3 || (internal) || -
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| <code>'''showEnumerableProperties'''</code> || Specifies whether only enumerable properties shall be shown inside the [[DOM Panel]] || true, false || true || DOM Options Mini Menu/Watch Side Panel Options Mini Menu->Show Enumerable Properties Only || 1.8
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| <code>'''showEnumerableProperties'''</code> || Specifies whether only enumerable properties shall be shown inside the [[DOM Panel]] || true, false || true || DOM Options Menu/Watch side panel Options Menu->Show Enumerable Properties Only || 1.8
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| <code>'''showOwnProperties'''</code> || Specifies whether only an object's own properties shall be shown inside the [[DOM Panel]] || true, false || false || DOM Options Mini Menu/Watch Side Panel Options Mini Menu->Show Own Properties Only || 1.8
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| <code>'''showOwnProperties'''</code> || Specifies whether only an object's own properties shall be shown inside the [[DOM Panel]] || true, false || false || DOM Options Menu/Watch side panel Options Menu->Show Own Properties Only || 1.8
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| <code>'''showRulers'''</code> || Specifies whether to display rulers when hovering the parts of the box model inside the [[HTML Panel#Layout|Layout Side Panel]] || true, false || true || Layout Side Panel Options Mini Menu->Show Rulers And Guides || -
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| <code>'''showRulers'''</code> || Specifies whether to display rulers when hovering the parts of the box model inside the [[HTML Panel#Layout|Layout Side Panel]] || true, false || true || Layout side panel Options Menu->Show Rulers And Guides || -
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| <code>'''netFilterCategory'''</code> || File type filter used inside the [[Net Panel]]'s [[Net Panel#Request List|Request List]] || console, html, css, script, dom, net || all || Net Panel Toolbar->filters || -
| <code>'''netFilterCategory'''</code> || File type filter used inside the [[Net Panel]]'s [[Net Panel#Request List|Request List]] || console, html, css, script, dom, net || all || Net Panel Toolbar->filters || -
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| <code>'''net.logLimit'''</code> || Maximal number of entries inside the [[Net Panel]] || numerical value (0=No limit) || 500 || - || -
| <code>'''net.logLimit'''</code> || Maximal number of entries inside the [[Net Panel]] || numerical value (0=No limit) || 500 || - || -
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| <code>'''net.enableSites'''</code> || Specifies whether the [[Net Panel]] is enabled || true, false || false || Net Panel Options Mini Menu->Enabled/Disabled || -
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| <code>'''net.enableSites'''</code> || Specifies whether the [[Net Panel]] is enabled || true, false || false || Net panel Options Menu->Enabled/Disabled || -
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| <code>'''netDisplayedResponseLimit'''</code> || Maximal size in bytes of the response body for the preview inside the request info of a request inside the [[Net Panel#Request List|Request List]] || numerical value (0=No limit) || 102400 || - || -
| <code>'''netDisplayedResponseLimit'''</code> || Maximal size in bytes of the response body for the preview inside the request info of a request inside the [[Net Panel#Request List|Request List]] || numerical value (0=No limit) || 102400 || - || -
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| <code>'''netParamNameLimit'''</code> || Maximal number of characters of the request parameter names displayed in the request info inside the [[Net Panel]] || numerical value (0=no limit) || 25 || - || -
| <code>'''netParamNameLimit'''</code> || Maximal number of characters of the request parameter names displayed in the request info inside the [[Net Panel]] || numerical value (0=no limit) || 25 || - || -
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| <code>'''netShowPaintEvents'''</code> || Specifies whether DOM [http://www.softwareishard.com/blog/firebug/watching-mozafterpaint-in-firebug/ paint events] shall be shown as vertical lines inside the [[Net Panel]] || true, false || false || Net Panel Options Mini Menu->Show Paint Events || -
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| <code>'''netShowPaintEvents'''</code> || Specifies whether DOM [http://www.softwareishard.com/blog/firebug/watching-mozafterpaint-in-firebug/ paint events] shall be shown as vertical lines inside the [[Net Panel]] || true, false || false || Net panel Options Menu->Show Paint Events || -
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| <code>'''netShowBFCacheResponses'''</code> || Specifies whether HTTP responses coming from the [http://www.softwareishard.com/blog/firebug/firebug-16-tracking-also-bfcache-reads/ BFCache] should be displayed inside the [[Net Panel]] || true, false || false || Net Panel Options Mini Menu->Show Paint Events || -
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| <code>'''netShowBFCacheResponses'''</code> || Specifies whether HTTP responses coming from the [http://www.softwareishard.com/blog/firebug/firebug-16-tracking-also-bfcache-reads/ BFCache] should be displayed inside the [[Net Panel]] || true, false || false || Net panel Options Menu->Show Paint Events || -
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| <code>'''netHtmlPreviewHeight'''</code> || Height of the HTML preview of a request inside the [[Net Panel]] || positive numerical value || 100 || - || 1.8
| <code>'''netHtmlPreviewHeight'''</code> || Height of the HTML preview of a request inside the [[Net Panel]] || positive numerical value || 100 || - || 1.8
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| <code>'''multiHighlightLimit'''</code> || Maximal number highlighted elements on the page (e.g. when hovering arrays of elements inside the [[Console Panel]]) || numerical (0=no limit) || 250 || - || 1.9
| <code>'''multiHighlightLimit'''</code> || Maximal number highlighted elements on the page (e.g. when hovering arrays of elements inside the [[Console Panel]]) || numerical (0=no limit) || 250 || - || 1.9
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| <code>'''onlyShowAppliedStyles'''</code> || Set to true, if only applied styles should be shown inside the [[HTML Panel#Style|Style Side Panel]] for the element selected in the [[HTML Panel#Node View|Node View]] || true, false || false || Style Side Panel Options Mini Menu->Only Show Applied Styles || -
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| <code>'''onlyShowAppliedStyles'''</code> || Set to true, if only applied styles should be shown inside the [[HTML Panel#Style|Style Side Panel]] for the element selected in the [[HTML Panel#Node View|Node View]] || true, false || false || Style side panel Options Menu->Only Show Applied Styles || -
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| <code>'''showMozillaSpecificStyles'''</code> || Specifies whether Mozilla specific styles shall be displayed inside the [[HTML Panel#Computed|Computed Side Panel]] || true, false || false || Computed Side Panel Options Mini Menu->Show User Agent CSS || -
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| <code>'''showMozillaSpecificStyles'''</code> || Specifies whether Mozilla specific styles shall be displayed inside the [[HTML Panel#Computed|Computed Side Panel]] || true, false || false || Computed side panel Options Menu->Show User Agent CSS || -
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| <code>'''computedStylesDisplay'''</code> || Specifies, whether to display the CSS properties inside the [[HTML Panel#Computed|Computed Style Panel]] grouped by category or alphabetically || "grouped", "alphabetical" || "grouped" || Computed Side Panel Options Mini Menu->Sort alphabetically || -
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| <code>'''computedStylesDisplay'''</code> || Specifies, whether to display the CSS properties inside the [[HTML Panel#Computed|Computed Style Panel]] grouped by category or alphabetically || "grouped", "alphabetical" || "grouped" || Computed side panel Options Menu->Sort alphabetically || -
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| <code>'''cssEditMode'''</code> || Specifies, whether to edit the source code of the CSS inside the [[CSS Panel]] or the live view returned by Firefox || "Source", "Live" || "Source" || CSS Panel Toolbar->Source Edit/Live Edit || -
| <code>'''cssEditMode'''</code> || Specifies, whether to edit the source code of the CSS inside the [[CSS Panel]] or the live view returned by Firefox || "Source", "Live" || "Source" || CSS Panel Toolbar->Source Edit/Live Edit || -
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| <code>'''useDefaultLocale'''</code> || Set to true, if Firebug should use default (en-US) locale instead of the current Firefox locale || true, false || false || - || -
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| <code>'''colorDisplay'''</code> || Specifies how CSS color values shall be displayed; <code>hex</code> = hexadecimal format, <code>rgb</code> = RGB(A) format, <code>hsl</code> = HSL(A) format || "hex", "rgb", "hsl" || "hex" || CSS panel Options Menu->Colors as Hex/Colors as RGB/Colors as HSL || 1.10
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| <code>'''hideDefaultInspector'''</code> || Set to true, if the built-in ''Inspect Element'' menu item should be removed from Firefox page context menu (introduced in Firebug 1.10b1) || true, false || false || - || -
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| <code>'''useDefaultLocale'''</code> || Set to true, if Firebug should use default (en-US) locale instead of the current Firefox locale || true, false || false || - || -
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| <code>'''key.shortcut.toggleFirebug'''</code> || Keyboard shortcut for toggling Firebug || key constants seperated by spaces || "VK_F12" || Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Open Firebug || -
| <code>'''key.shortcut.toggleFirebug'''</code> || Keyboard shortcut for toggling Firebug || key constants seperated by spaces || "VK_F12" || Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Open Firebug || -
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| <code>'''key.shortcut.closeFirebug'''</code> || Keyboard shortcut for deactivating Firebug for the current website || key constants seperated by spaces || "shift VK_F12" || Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Close Firebug || 1.10
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| <code>'''key.shortcut.detachFirebug'''</code> || Keyboard shortcut for detaching Firebug to a seperate window || key constants seperated by spaces || "accel VK_F12" || Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Open Firebug in New Window || -
| <code>'''key.shortcut.detachFirebug'''</code> || Keyboard shortcut for detaching Firebug to a seperate window || key constants seperated by spaces || "accel VK_F12" || Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Open Firebug in New Window || -
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| <code>'''key.shortcut.normalTextSize'''</code> || Keyboard shortcut for resetting the text size inside Firebug to the default || key constants seperated by spaces || "accel 0" ("alt accel 0" up to 1.8.4 and "accel VK_INSERT" up to 1.7; see [http://code.google.com/p/fbug/issues/detail?id=4556 issue 4556] and [http://code.google.com/p/fbug/issues/detail?id=4311 issue 4311]) || Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Normal Text Size || -
| <code>'''key.shortcut.normalTextSize'''</code> || Keyboard shortcut for resetting the text size inside Firebug to the default || key constants seperated by spaces || "accel 0" ("alt accel 0" up to 1.8.4 and "accel VK_INSERT" up to 1.7; see [http://code.google.com/p/fbug/issues/detail?id=4556 issue 4556] and [http://code.google.com/p/fbug/issues/detail?id=4311 issue 4311]) || Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Normal Text Size || -
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| <code>'''key.shortcut.help'''</code> || Keyboard shortcut for calling the help || key constants seperated by spaces || "VK_F1" || Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Open Help || -
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| <code>'''key.shortcut.toggleBreakOn'''</code> || Keyboard shortcut for toggling the [[Break On ...] feature of the current panel || key constants seperated by spaces || "accel alt b" || Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Toggle Break On ... || -
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| <code>'''a11y.enable'''</code> || Specifies wether keyboard accessibility shall be enabled || true, false || false || - || -
| <code>'''a11y.enable'''</code> || Specifies wether keyboard accessibility shall be enabled || true, false || false || - || -
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| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''largeCommandLine'''</code> || Renamed in 1.8 to <code>commandEditor</code>. Specifies whether the Command Editor shall be shown instead of the [[Command Line]]. || true, false || false || Command Line->Red button with up arrow at the right || -
| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''largeCommandLine'''</code> || Renamed in 1.8 to <code>commandEditor</code>. Specifies whether the Command Editor shall be shown instead of the [[Command Line]]. || true, false || false || Command Line->Red button with up arrow at the right || -
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| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''service.showStackTrace'''</code> || Renamed in 1.8 to <code>showStackTrace</code>. Specifies whether to show the stack trace for JavaScript errors inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || false || Console Panel Options Mini Menu->Show Stack Trace With Errors || -
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| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''service.showStackTrace'''</code> || Renamed in 1.8 to <code>showStackTrace</code>. Specifies whether to show the stack trace for JavaScript errors inside the [[Console Panel]] || true, false || false || Console panel Options Menu->Show Stack Trace With Errors || -
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| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''service.consoleFilterTypes'''</code> || Renamed in 1.8 to <code>consoleFilterTypes</code>. Type of messages shown inside the [[Console Panel]] || "all", "error", "warning", "info", "debug" || "all" || Console Panel Toolbar->filter buttons || -
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| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''showStatusIcon'''</code> || Removed in 1.10 in favor of the [[Start Button]] || true, false || false || - || -
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| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''service.trackThrowCatch'''</code> || Renamed in 1.8 to <code>trackThrowCatch</code>. Specifies whether to track throw/catch blocks inside the [[Script Panel]] || true, false || false || Script Panel Options Mini Menu->Track Throw/Catch || -
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| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''service.consoleFilterTypes'''</code> || Renamed in 1.8 to <code>consoleFilterTypes</code>. Type of messages shown inside the [[Console Panel]] || "all", "error", "warning", "info", "debug" || "all" || Console panel toolbar->filter buttons || -
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| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''service.trackThrowCatch'''</code> || Renamed in 1.8 to <code>trackThrowCatch</code>. Specifies whether to track throw/catch blocks inside the [[Script Panel]] || true, false || false || Script panel Options Menu->Track Throw/Catch || -
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| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''service.scriptsFilter'''</code> || Renamed in 1.8 to <code>scriptsFilter</code>. Type filter used for the [[Script Panel#Script Location Menu|Script Location Menu]] || "static", "evals", "events", "all" || "all" || Script Panel->Script Type Menu || -
| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''service.scriptsFilter'''</code> || Renamed in 1.8 to <code>scriptsFilter</code>. Type filter used for the [[Script Panel#Script Location Menu|Script Location Menu]] || "static", "evals", "events", "all" || "all" || Script Panel->Script Type Menu || -
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| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''decompileEvals'''</code> || Removed in 1.7 (see [http://code.google.com/p/fbug/issues/detail?id=4035 Issue 4035]). Specifies whether eval() expressions shall be decompiled inside the [[Script Panel]]. || true, false || false || Script Panel Options Mini Menu->Decompile for eval() source || -
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| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''decompileEvals'''</code> || Removed in 1.7 (see [http://code.google.com/p/fbug/issues/detail?id=4035 Issue 4035]). Specifies whether eval() expressions shall be decompiled inside the [[Script Panel]]. || true, false || false || Script panel Options Menu->Decompile for eval() source || -
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| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''service.breakOnErrors'''</code> || Renamed in 1.8 to <code>breakOnErrors</code>.Toggles the Break On Errors feature || true, false || false || [[Console Panel]]->Break On All Errors || -
| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''service.breakOnErrors'''</code> || Renamed in 1.8 to <code>breakOnErrors</code>.Toggles the Break On Errors feature || true, false || false || [[Console Panel]]->Break On All Errors || -
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| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''clearDomplate'''</code> || Removed in 1.8 || true, false || false || - || -
| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''clearDomplate'''</code> || Removed in 1.8 || true, false || false || - || -
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| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''memoryProfilerEnable'''</code> || The [[Profiler#Memory profiling|Memory Profiler]] feature was removed for now in 1.10 for stability and usability reasons. See [http://code.google.com/p/fbug/issues/detail?id=4529 issue 4529] || true, false || false || - || 1.8
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| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''showTextNodesWithEntities'''</code> || Replaced in 1.10 by <code>entityDisplay</code> (see [http://code.google.com/p/fbug/issues/detail?id=3159 issue 3159]) || true, false || true || HTML panel Options Menu->Show Basic Entities || -
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| <code style="text-decoration: line-through;">'''service.showAllSourceFiles'''</code> || Removed in 1.10 || true, false || false || Script panel Options Menu->Show chrome sources || -
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Revision as of 13:37, 29 October 2012

Firebug adds several configuration options to Firefox. Some of these options can be changed through the UI, others can be manipulated only via about:config. The following table is a list of all preferences Firebug is having (all preferences besides javascript.options.strict.debug are starting with "extensions.firebug.", but for space reasons this is left out).

Contents

Main preferences

Option Description Valid Values Default UI Equivalents Added in
architecture - string "inProcess" - 1.8
defaultModuleList - List of modules (separated by a space) "" - 1.8
javascript.options.strict Firefox internal option for enabling strict debug info true, false false - -
textSize Text size used inside Firebug numerical value between -3 and 6 0 Firebug Menu->Text Size -
showInfoTips Specifies whether info popups shall be shown inside Firebug true, false true Firebug Menu->Options->Show Preview Tooltips -
commandEditor Specifies whether the Command Editor shall be shown instead of the Command Line true, false false Command Line->Red button with up arrow at the right -
alwaysShowCommandLine Specifies whether the Command Line Popup should always be shown true, false false - 1.8
framePosition Position of the Firebug UI "top", "right", "bottom", "left" "bottom" Firebug Menu->Firebug UI Location 1.9
previousPlacement Previous Firebug UI placement within the browser (0-unknown, 1-in browser, 2-in a new window, 3-minimized 0,1,2,3 0 Buttons on the right side of the panel bar. -
showErrorCount Specifies whether the JavaScript error count shall be shown besides the Status Bar Icon true, false true - -
viewPanelOrient Specifies, whether the Side Panels shall be oriented vertically or horizontally true, false false Firebug Menu->Options->Vertical Panes -
allPagesActivation Specifies whether Firebug shall be enabled by default for all websites "on", "none" "none" Status Bar Icon context menu->On for All Web Pages -
hiddenPanels List of panels, that are not shown inside the Panel Bar (separated by a space) "console", "html", "stylesheet", "script", "dom", "net" + Panels from extensions "" Firebug Panel Bar -> Panel Selector -
panelTabMinWidth Minimal width in pixels of the Panel tabs inside the Panel Bar when there is not enough horizontal space numerical value (0=Tab width is not reduced) 50 - -
sourceLinkLabelWidth Maximum amount of characters for link labels to source files (displayed e. g. in Style Side Panel or Console Panel) numerical value (0=Label width is not reduced) 17 - -
currentVersion If Firebug version is bigger than the one in this string, a first-run welcome page is displayed Version as string "" - -
showFirstRunPage Specifies whether to show the first run page true, false true - 1.9
activateSameOrigin Specifies whether to activate Firebug for all pages at the same URL true, false true Firebug Menu->Options->Activate Same Origin URLs -
toolbarCustomizationDone Set to true if the start-button has been initially appended into Firefox toolbar true, false false - -
addonBarOpened Set to true, if Firefox addon-bar has been initially opened for the user (to see the status bar icon at least the first time) true, false false - -
showBreakNotification If true, Firebug shows a notification message when break in debugger happens (break on debugger; keyword, break on an error, etc.) true, false true Script panel Options Menu->Show Break Notifications -
stringCropLength Default length limit for cropped strings numerical value 50 - 1.9
hideDefaultInspector Set to true, if the built-in Inspect Element menu item should be removed from Firefox page context menu true, false false - 1.10
delayLoad Specifies whether Firebug should not be loaded on browser start true, false true - 1.10
enableOrion Specifies whether Firebug should use Orion for the Command Editor true, false true - 1.10
searchCaseSensitive Specifies whether seaching inside the Panels is case sensitive true, false false Search Menu->Force Case Sensitive -
searchGlobal Specifies whether to search in multiple files when seaching inside the Panels true, false true Search Menu->Multiple Files -
searchUseRegularExpression Specifies whether to use regular expressions for seaching inside the Panels true, false false Search Menu->Use Regular Expression -
netSearchHeaders Specifies whether to search inside the headers of the requests inside the Net Panel true, false false - -
netSearchParameters Specifies whether to search inside the parameters of the requests inside the Net Panel true, false false - -
netSearchResponseBody Specifies whether to search inside the response of the requests inside the Net Panel true, false false Search Menu->Response Bodies -
showJSErrors Specifies whether to show JavaScript errors inside the Console Panel true, false true Console panel Options Menu->Show JavaScript Errors -
showJSWarnings Specifies whether to show JavaScript warnings inside the Console Panel true, false false Console panel Options Menu->Show JavaScript Warnings -
showCSSErrors Specifies whether to show CSS errors inside the Console Panel true, false false Console panel Options Menu->Show CSS Errors -
showXMLErrors Specifies whether to show XML errors inside the Console Panel true, false false Console panel Options Menu->Show XML Errors -
showChromeErrors Specifies whether to show browser and extensions internal errors inside the Console Panel true, false false Console panel Options Menu->Show Chrome Errors -
showChromeMessages Specifies whether to show browser and extensions internal messages inside the Console Panel true, false false Console panel Options Menu->Show Chrome Messages -
showExternalErrors - true, false false Console panel Options Menu->Show External Errors -
showNetworkErrors Specifies whether to show network communication errors inside the Console Panel true, false true (false up to 1.7) Console panel Options Menu->Show Network Errors -
showXMLHttpRequests Specifies whether to show XMLHttpRequests inside the Console Panel true, false true Console panel Options Menu->Show XMLHttpRequests -
showStackTrace Specifies whether to show the stack trace for JavaScript errors inside the Console Panel true, false false Console panel Options Menu->Show Stack Trace With Errors -
console.logLimit Maximal number of log messages shown inside the Console Panel numerical value (0=No limit) 500 - -
console.enableSites Specifies whether the Console Panel is enabled true, false false Console panel Options Menu->Enabled/Disabled -
tabularLogMaxHeight Maximal height in pixels of tabular Console Panel entries numerical value (0=No limit) 200 - -
consoleFilterTypes Type of messages shown inside the Console Panel "all", "error", "warning", "info", "debug" "all" Console Panel Toolbar->filter buttons -
preferJSDSourceLinks Allows more exact matching of source code at the cost of performance true, false false - 1.10
showCommentNodes Specifies whether to display comment nodes inside the HTML Panel true, false false HTML panel Options Menu->Show Comments -
showTextNodesWithWhitespace Specifies whether to display white space characters in text nodes inside the HTML Panel true, false false HTML panel Options Menu->Show White Space -
entityDisplay Specifies how entities shall be displayed within the HTML Panel; names displays the entity name if there is one, symbols displays the characters in symbolic form and unicode displays them in their Unicode representation "names", "symbols", "unicode" "names" HTML panel Options Menu->Show Basic Entities -
showFullTextNodes Specifies whether to display the whole content of text nodes inside the HTML Panel true, false true HTML panel Options Menu->Show Full Text -
highlightMutations Specifies whether to highlight changes on elements inside the HTML Panel true, false true HTML panel Options Menu->Highlight Changes -
expandMutations Specifies whether to expand changes on elements inside the HTML Panel true, false false HTML panel Options Menu->Expand Changes -
scrollToMutations Specifies whether to scroll to elements inside the HTML Panel when they are changed true, false false HTML panel Options Menu->Scroll Changes Into View -
shadeBoxModel Specifies whether to show the box model while hovering an element inside the HTML Panel or just mark it with a frame true, false true HTML panel Options Menu->Shade Box Model -
showQuickInfoBox Specifies whether to display a popup with information when hovering an element inside the HTML Panel true, false false HTML panel Options Menu->Show Quick Info Box -
showUserAgentCSS Specifies whether to show the default CSS styles defined by the browser inside the Style Side Panel true, false false Style side panel Options Menu->Show User Agent CSS -
expandShorthandProps Specifies whether to expand shorthand properties inside the Style Side Panel true, false false Style side panel Options Menu->Expand Shorthand Properties -
breakOnErrors Toggles the Break On Errors feature true, false false Console Panel->Break On All Errors -
filterSystemURLs Specifies whether Firebug shouldn't be activated for browser internal URLs true, false true - -
maxScriptLineLength Maximal line length for scripts displayed inside the Script Panel numerical value 10000 (0=Lines are not cropped) - 1.9
trackThrowCatch Specifies whether to track throw/catch blocks inside the Script Panel true, false false Script panel Options Menu->Track Throw/Catch -
script.enableSites Specifies whether the Script Panel is enabled true, false false Script panel Options Menu->Enabled/Disabled -
scriptsFilter Type filter used for the Script Location Menu "static", "evals", "events", "all" "all" Script Panel->Script Type Menu -
replaceTabs The number of spaces to use when replacing tab characters Any non-negative number (0=no replacement) 4 - -
omitObjectPathStack Specifies whether to omit the display of the object path stack inside the Stack Side Panel true, false false Stack side panel Options Menu->Omit Toolbar Stack -
showUserProps Specifies whether to display user-defined properties inside the DOM Panel/Side Panel true, false true DOM Options Menu/Watch side panel Options Menu->Show User-defined Properties -
showUserFuncs Specifies whether to display user-defined functions inside the DOM Panel/Side Panel true, false true DOM Options Menu/Watch side panel Options Menu->Show User-defined Functions -
showDOMProps Specifies whether to display DOM properties inside the DOM Panel/Side Panel true, false true DOM Options Menu/Watch side panel Options Menu->Show DOM Properties -
showDOMFuncs Specifies whether to display DOM functions inside the DOM Panel/Side Panel true, false false DOM Options Menu/Watch side panel Options Menu->Show DOM Functions -
showDOMConstants Specifies whether to display DOM constants inside the DOM Panel/Side Panel true, false false DOM Options Menu/Watch side panel Options Menu->Show DOM Constants -
showInlineEventHandlers Specifies whether to display inline event handlers inside the DOM Panel/Side Panel true, false false DOM Options Menu/Watch Side Panel Options Menu->Show Inline Event Handlers 1.9
ObjectShortIteratorMax How many properties to show in object summaries non-zero positive integer 3 (internal) -
showEnumerableProperties Specifies whether only enumerable properties shall be shown inside the DOM Panel true, false true DOM Options Menu/Watch side panel Options Menu->Show Enumerable Properties Only 1.8
showOwnProperties Specifies whether only an object's own properties shall be shown inside the DOM Panel true, false false DOM Options Menu/Watch side panel Options Menu->Show Own Properties Only 1.8
showRulers Specifies whether to display rulers when hovering the parts of the box model inside the Layout Side Panel true, false true Layout side panel Options Menu->Show Rulers And Guides -
netFilterCategory File type filter used inside the Net Panel's Request List console, html, css, script, dom, net all Net Panel Toolbar->filters -
net.logLimit Maximal number of entries inside the Net Panel numerical value (0=No limit) 500 - -
net.enableSites Specifies whether the Net Panel is enabled true, false false Net panel Options Menu->Enabled/Disabled -
netDisplayedResponseLimit Maximal size in bytes of the response body for the preview inside the request info of a request inside the Request List numerical value (0=No limit) 102400 - -
netDisplayedPostBodyLimit Maximal size in bytes of the POST body for preview inside the request info inside the Request List numerical value (0=No limit) 10240 - -
net.hiddenColumns List of hidden columns inside the Net Panel (separated by a space) netHrefCol, netTimeCol, netSizeCol, netDomainCol, netStatusCol "netProtocolCol netLocalAddressCol" ("netLocalAddressCol" up to 1.8.4 and "" up to 1.7) Net Panel->Request List header context menu->Columns -
netPhaseInterval Time span in milliseconds, after which the waterfall graph inside the Net Panel is broken numerical value (0=graph is not broken) 1000 - -
sizePrecision Number of decimal places for the display of the file size inside the Net Panel numerical value between -1 and 2 (-1=all in bytes) 1 - -
netParamNameLimit Maximal number of characters of the request parameter names displayed in the request info inside the Net Panel numerical value (0=no limit) 25 - -
netShowPaintEvents Specifies whether DOM paint events shall be shown as vertical lines inside the Net Panel true, false false Net panel Options Menu->Show Paint Events -
netShowBFCacheResponses Specifies whether HTTP responses coming from the BFCache should be displayed inside the Net Panel true, false false Net panel Options Menu->Show Paint Events -
netHtmlPreviewHeight Height of the HTML preview of a request inside the Net Panel positive numerical value 100 - 1.8
sortJsonPreview If true, JSON preview in the Net Panel is sorted by keys true, false false Net Panel->Request List->request->JSON->Sort by key -
cache.mimeTypes List of additional mime-types (separated by space), that should be also cached by Firebug's internal cache separated list of strings "" - -
cache.responseLimit Maximum size limit for cached and displayed network responses bytes 5242880 - -
externalEditors List of names of configured external editors comma seperated list of strings "" Firebug Menu->Open With Editor->Configure Editors...->Add/Change/Remove -
throttleMessages Delay logs (e.g. in the Console panel) and continue after timeout. true, false true - -
defaultPanelName Panel shown by default "console", "html", "stylesheet", "script", "dom", "net" + Panels from extensions html - -
textWrapWidth Maximal number of characters after which the lines in the text of response bodies inside the Net Panel are wrapped - 100 - -
displayedAttributeValueLimit Maximal number of characters for displayed attribute values inside HTML Panel numerical (0=no limit) 1024 - -
multiHighlightLimit Maximal number highlighted elements on the page (e.g. when hovering arrays of elements inside the Console Panel) numerical (0=no limit) 250 - 1.9
onlyShowAppliedStyles Set to true, if only applied styles should be shown inside the Style Side Panel for the element selected in the Node View true, false false Style side panel Options Menu->Only Show Applied Styles -
showMozillaSpecificStyles Specifies whether Mozilla specific styles shall be displayed inside the Computed Side Panel true, false false Computed side panel Options Menu->Show User Agent CSS -
computedStylesDisplay Specifies, whether to display the CSS properties inside the Computed Style Panel grouped by category or alphabetically "grouped", "alphabetical" "grouped" Computed side panel Options Menu->Sort alphabetically -
cssEditMode Specifies, whether to edit the source code of the CSS inside the CSS Panel or the live view returned by Firefox "Source", "Live" "Source" CSS Panel Toolbar->Source Edit/Live Edit -
colorDisplay Specifies how CSS color values shall be displayed; hex = hexadecimal format, rgb = RGB(A) format, hsl = HSL(A) format "hex", "rgb", "hsl" "hex" CSS panel Options Menu->Colors as Hex/Colors as RGB/Colors as HSL 1.10
useDefaultLocale Set to true, if Firebug should use default (en-US) locale instead of the current Firefox locale true, false false - -

Keyboard shortcut preferences

Option Description Valid Values Default UI Equivalents Added in
key.shortcut.reenterCommand Keyboard shortcut for re-entering a command key constants seperated by spaces "control shift e" Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Reenter Command -
key.shortcut.toggleInspecting Keyboard shortcut for toggling the Inspector key constants seperated by spaces "accel shift c" Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Toggle Inspecting -
key.shortcut.toggleQuickInfoBox Keyboard shortcut for toggling the Quick Info Box key constants seperated by spaces "accel shift i" Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Toggle Quick Info Box -
key.shortcut.toggleProfiling Keyboard shortcut for toggling profiling key constants seperated by spaces "accel shift p" Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Toggle Profiling -
key.shortcut.focusCommandLine Keyboard shortcut for setting the focus to the Command Line key constants seperated by spaces "accel shift l" Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Focus Command Line -
key.shortcut.focusFirebugSearch Keyboard shortcut for setting the focus to the Search Field key constants seperated by spaces "accel f" ("accel shift k" up to 1.8.4; see issue 4556) Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Focus Firebug Search -
key.shortcut.focusWatchEditor Keyboard shortcut for setting the focus to the editor inside the Watch Side Panel key constants seperated by spaces "accel shift n" Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Focus Watch Editor -
key.shortcut.focusLocation Keyboard shortcut for setting the focus to the location key constants seperated by spaces "control shift VK_SPACE" Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Focus Location -
key.shortcut.nextObject Keyboard shortcut for going to the next object key constants seperated by spaces "control ." Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Next Object -
key.shortcut.previousObject Keyboard shortcut for going back to the previous object key constants seperated by spaces "control ," Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Previous Object -
key.shortcut.toggleFirebug Keyboard shortcut for toggling Firebug key constants seperated by spaces "VK_F12" Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Open Firebug -
key.shortcut.closeFirebug Keyboard shortcut for deactivating Firebug for the current website key constants seperated by spaces "shift VK_F12" Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Close Firebug 1.10
key.shortcut.detachFirebug Keyboard shortcut for detaching Firebug to a seperate window key constants seperated by spaces "accel VK_F12" Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Open Firebug in New Window -
key.shortcut.leftFirebugTab Keyboard shortcut for going to the previous panel inside the Panel Bar key constants seperated by spaces "accel shift VK_PAGE_UP" Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Switch to left Firebug panel -
key.shortcut.rightFirebugTab Keyboard shortcut for going to the next panel inside the Panel Bar key constants seperated by spaces "accel shift VK_PAGE_DOWN" Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Switch to right Firebug panel -
key.shortcut.previousFirebugTab Keyboard shortcut for going back to the previous Firebug Panel key constants seperated by spaces "control `" Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Previous Firebug tab -
key.shortcut.clearConsole Keyboard shortcut for clearing the Console key constants seperated by spaces "accel shift r" Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Clear Console -
key.shortcut.openTraceConsole Keyboard shortcut for opening the Trace Console key constants seperated by spaces "shift r" Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Open Trace Console -
key.shortcut.navBack Keyboard shortcut for going back in UI navigation key constants seperated by spaces "accel shift VK_LEFT" Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Go Back -
key.shortcut.navForward Keyboard shortcut for going forward in UI navigation key constants seperated by spaces "accel shift VK_RIGHT" Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Go Forward -
key.shortcut.increaseTextSize Keyboard shortcut for increasing the text size inside Firebug key constants seperated by spaces "accel +" ("alt accel +" up to 1.8.4 and "accel shift +" up to 1.7; see issue 4556 and issue 4311) Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Increase Text Size -
key.shortcut.decreaseTextSize Keyboard shortcut for decreasing the text size inside Firebug key constants seperated by spaces "accel -" ("alt accel -" up to 1.8.4 and "accel shift -" up to 1.7; see issue 4556 and issue 4311) Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Decrease Text Size -
key.shortcut.normalTextSize Keyboard shortcut for resetting the text size inside Firebug to the default key constants seperated by spaces "accel 0" ("alt accel 0" up to 1.8.4 and "accel VK_INSERT" up to 1.7; see issue 4556 and issue 4311) Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Normal Text Size -
key.shortcut.help Keyboard shortcut for calling the help key constants seperated by spaces "VK_F1" Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Open Help -
key.shortcut.toggleBreakOn Keyboard shortcut for toggling the [[Break On ...] feature of the current panel key constants seperated by spaces "accel alt b" Firebug Menu->Customize Shortcuts->Toggle Break On ... -
a11y.enable Specifies wether keyboard accessibility shall be enabled true, false false - -

Preferences from older versions

Option Description Valid Values Default UI Equivalents Added in
openInWindow Replaced in 1.9 by framePosition (see issue 3997) true, false false Firebug Menu->Options->Always Open in New Window -
largeCommandLine Renamed in 1.8 to commandEditor. Specifies whether the Command Editor shall be shown instead of the Command Line. true, false false Command Line->Red button with up arrow at the right -
service.showStackTrace Renamed in 1.8 to showStackTrace. Specifies whether to show the stack trace for JavaScript errors inside the Console Panel true, false false Console panel Options Menu->Show Stack Trace With Errors -
showStatusIcon Removed in 1.10 in favor of the Start Button true, false false - -
service.consoleFilterTypes Renamed in 1.8 to consoleFilterTypes. Type of messages shown inside the Console Panel "all", "error", "warning", "info", "debug" "all" Console panel toolbar->filter buttons -
service.trackThrowCatch Renamed in 1.8 to trackThrowCatch. Specifies whether to track throw/catch blocks inside the Script Panel true, false false Script panel Options Menu->Track Throw/Catch -
service.scriptsFilter Renamed in 1.8 to scriptsFilter. Type filter used for the Script Location Menu "static", "evals", "events", "all" "all" Script Panel->Script Type Menu -
decompileEvals Removed in 1.7 (see Issue 4035). Specifies whether eval() expressions shall be decompiled inside the Script Panel. true, false false Script panel Options Menu->Decompile for eval() source -
service.breakOnErrors Renamed in 1.8 to breakOnErrors.Toggles the Break On Errors feature true, false false Console Panel->Break On All Errors -
service.filterSystemURLs Renamed in 1.7 to filterSystemURLs (see Issue 4136) true, false true - -
clearDomplate Removed in 1.8 true, false false - -
memoryProfilerEnable The Memory Profiler feature was removed for now in 1.10 for stability and usability reasons. See issue 4529 true, false false - 1.8
showTextNodesWithEntities Replaced in 1.10 by entityDisplay (see issue 3159) true, false true HTML panel Options Menu->Show Basic Entities -
service.showAllSourceFiles Removed in 1.10 true, false false Script panel Options Menu->Show chrome sources -

Tracing options

Option Description Valid Values Default UI Equivalents Added in
DBG_A11Y Trace Console option flag for UI accessibility true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->A11Y -
DBG_ACTIVATION Trace Console option flag for Firebug activation true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->ACTIVATION -
DBG_ACTIVITYOBSERVER Trace Console option flag for the Net Panel's activity observer true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->ACTIVITYOBSERVER -
DBG_ANNOTATIONS Trace Console option flag for page annotations true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->ANNOTATIONS -
DBG_BP Trace Console option flag for breakpoints true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->BP -
DBG_CACHE Trace Console option flag for the source cache true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->CACHE -
DBG_COMMANDLINE Trace Console option flag for the Command Line true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->COMMANDLINE -
DBG_CONSOLE Trace Console option flag for the Console Panel true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->CONSOLE -
DBG_CSS Trace Console option flag for the CSS Panel/Style Side Panel true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->CSS -
DBG_CSS_PARSER Trace Console option flag for the CSS parser true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->CSS_PARSER -
DBG_DBG2FIREBUG - true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->DBG2FIREBUG -
DBG_DISPATCH Trace Console option flag for event dispatching true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->DISPATCH -
DBG_DOM Trace Console option flag for the DOM Panel true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->DOM -
DBG_DOMPLATE Trace Console option flag for Domplate true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->DOMPLATE -
DBG_EDITOR Trace Console option flag for the text editor true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->EDITOR -
DBG_ERRORS Trace Console option flag for errors true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->ERRORS -
DBG_ERRORLOG Trace Console option flag for error log true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->ERRORLOG -
DBG_EVAL Trace Console option flag for eval() calls true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->EVAL -
DBG_EVENTLISTENERS Trace Console option flag for event listeners inside Firebug true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->EVENTS 1.9
DBG_EVENTS Trace Console option flag for browser generated events true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->EVENTS -
DBG_FBS_BP Trace Console option flag for breakpoints in JavaScript Debugger true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->FBS_BP -
DBG_FBS_CREATION Trace Console option flag for script creation in JavaScript Debugger creation true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->FBS_CREATION -
DBG_FBS_ERRORS Trace Console option flag for errors in JavaScript Debugger true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->FBS_ERRORS -
DBG_FBS_FF_START Trace Console option flag for the Firefox start true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->FBS_FF_START -
DBG_FBS_FINDDEBUGGER Trace Console option flag for the Find Debugger in JavaScript Debugger true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->FBS_FINDDEBUGGER -
DBG_FBS_FLUSH - true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->FBS_FLUSH -
DBG_FBS_FUNCTION - true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->FBS_FUNCTION -
DBG_FBS_JSDCONTEXT Trace Console option flag for the JavaScript Debugger context true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->FBS_JSDCONTEXT -
DBG_FBS_SRCUNITS Trace Console option flag for source units in JavaScript Debugger true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->FBS_SRCUNITS -
DBG_FBS_STEP Trace Console option flag for stepping in JavaScript Debugger true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->FBS_STEP -
DBG_FBS_TRACKFILES Trace Console option flag for tracked files in JavaScript Debugger true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->FBS_TRACKFILES -
DBG_FONTS Trace Console option flag for the fonts module true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->FUNCTION_NAMES 1.9
DBG_FUNCTION_NAMES Trace Console option flag for function names true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->FUNCTION_NAMES -
DBG_HISTORY Trace Console option flag for UI navigation history true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->HISTORY -
DBG_HTML Trace Console option flag for the HTML Panel true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->HTML -
DBG_HTTPOBSERVER Trace Console option flag for the HTTP observer true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->HTTPOBSERVER -
DBG_INFOTIP Trace Console option flag for Info Tips true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->INFOTIP -
DBG_INITIALIZE Trace Console option flag for Firebug initialization true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->INITIALIZE -
DBG_INSPECT Trace Console option flag for the Inspector true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->INSPECT -
DBG_JSONVIEWER Trace Console option flag for the JSON viewer true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->JSONVIEWER -
DBG_LINETABLE Trace Console option flag for the line table of source files in JavaScript Debugger true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->LINETABLE -
DBG_LOCALE Trace Console option flag for internationalization true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->LOCALE -
DBG_LOCATIONS Trace Console option flag for the UI element locator true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->LOCATIONS -
DBG_MEMORY_PROFILER Trace Console option flag for the Memory Profiler true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->MEMORY_PROFILER -
DBG_MODULES Trace Console option flag for module loading true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->MODULES -
DBG_NET Trace Console option flag for the Net Panel true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->NET -
DBG_NET_EVENTS Trace Console option flag for network events true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->NET_EVENTS -
DBG_OPTIONS Trace Console option flag for preference changes true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->OPTIONS -
DBG_PANELS Trace Console option flag for panels true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->PANELS -
DBG_PROFILER Trace Console option flag for the Profiler true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->PROFILER -
DBG_REGISTRATION Trace Console option flag for module registration true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->PANELS -
DBG_SHORTCUTS Trace Console option flag for shortcuts true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->SHORTCUTS -
DBG_SOURCEFILES Trace Console option flag for source files in JavaScript Debugger true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->SOURCEFILES -
DBG_SPY Trace Console option flag for the XMLHttpRequest observer true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->SPY -
DBG_STACK Trace Console option flag for the JavaScript call stack true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->STACK -
DBG_SVGVIEWER Trace Console option flag for the SVG viewer true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->SVGVIEWER -
DBG_TOOLTIP Trace Console option flag for Status Icon Info Tooltip true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->TOOLTIP -
DBG_TOPLEVEL Trace Console option flag for top level JavaScript Debugger scripts true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->TOPLEVEL -
DBG_UI_LOOP Trace Console option flag for UI events in JavaScript Debugger true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->UI_LOOP -
DBG_WINDOWS Trace Console option flag for browser windows/tabs true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->WINDOWS -
DBG_WATCH Trace Console option flag for the Watch Side Panel true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->WATCH 1.9
DBG_XMLVIEWER Trace Console option flag for the XML viewer true, false false Trace Console->Options Tab->XMLVIEWER -

Note: The defaults for these preferences were moved to their own file in FBTrace 1.8, so it's easier to remove them for final releases.

See also

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