[webkit-help] Web Inspector

Adam Roben aroben at apple.com
Fri Aug 5 06:35:46 PDT 2011

On Aug 5, 2011, at 8:39 AM, Nimish Nayak wrote:

> As you know I have been working on the "WinLauncher" which is a test browser to test the new WebKit Build.
> I wanted to enable the Web Inspector. All I could gather information is that Web Inspector is already there in the WebCore It just needs to be enabled.
> I saw the Preferences under Application Data\Apple Computer\Preferences and added "WebKitExtensions" and set it to YES in the Winlauncher.exe.plist.
> Now I can see "InspectElement" when I right Click on the Browser But nothing happens when I click on the same.
> This thread seems relevant to my issue http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2036148/how-can-i-pop-up-webkits-web-inspector-from-my-webview-object-programmatically
> How can I 
> a) Access the Right Click "Inspect Element"
> b) Access the WebInspector So that I can render it in another window 
> Or is my choice of WinLauncher not good. And there is a better Browser available 
> (I know Safari But I plan to use a browser+webkit in more like a nutshell and not launch safari when you click on WebView) Like an Application. 
> Any Help will be highly appreciated.

I'd suggest you put a breakpoint in WebCore::InspectorController::inspect and see if you can figure out why the Inspector window isn't showing up. That function should be called when you click on the "Inspect Element" context menu item.


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