[webkit-help] How to open the Web Inspector?

Dave Benson davehbenson at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 10:15:52 PST 2012

Hi Aaron,

I tried all this, but no dice. Right-click -> inspect element does nothing,
even after I set the WebKitDeveloperExtras flag. (And I shouldn't even need
to do, since I downloaded a pre-build binary).

Thanks anyway.

Any other ideas?



On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 12:18 PM, aaron reed <joevolleyball at hotmail.com>wrote:

>  From my own build on windows, I open the context menu over an HTML
> document by right clicking and then clicking on the 'inspect element' menu
> item.  Don't know if it is the same on Mac.  The web developer extras
> should be enabled by default on a nightly build that is downloaded so
> inspect element should be there.  If you did your own build then you might
> have to do it by hand:
> defaults write com.apple.Safari \
> WebKitDeveloperExtras -bool true
> Hope this helps,
> --Aaron
> ------------------------------
> From: davehbenson at gmail.com
> Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 23:09:11 -0500
> To: webkit-help at lists.webkit.org
> Subject: [webkit-help] How to open the Web Inspector?
> Hi there,
> This is probably a silly question, but I'm perplexed.  How do I open the
> Web Inspector?
> I'm using the latest nightly build for Mac (r106264).  When I click on
> "Show Web Inspector" or "Show Error Console" in the developer menu, nothing
> happens.
> What am I doing wrong?  Or what can I do to investigate the source of the
> problem. Does anyone have any idea?
> Many thanks,
> D.
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