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Last Comment Bug 583040 - redesign inspector highlighter (milestone 0.7)
: redesign inspector highlighter (milestone 0.7)
Product: Firefox
Classification: Client Software
Component: Developer Tools (show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Rob Campbell [:rc] (:robcee)
: (Unavailable until Nov 1) Brian Grinstead [:bgrins]
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Reported: 2010-07-29 12:20 PDT by Rob Campbell [:rc] (:robcee)
Modified: 2011-07-15 17:14 PDT (History)
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Description Rob Campbell [:rc] (:robcee) 2010-07-29 12:20:00 PDT
The inspector should have a better highlighter, similar to the one from the mockup in:

The idea is to have a translucent layer covering all of content with the area under inspection "punched through" the layer, revealing it.

This also will give the inspector a surface to draw guides on top of to illustrate layout and positioning information, as well as coordinates and possibly relationships with other elements in the hierarchy.
Comment 1 Kevin Dangoor 2010-08-02 06:02:48 PDT
Requesting blocking status for this bug, as we do want a polished appearance for the Inspector in 4.0 final.
Comment 2 Johnathan Nightingale [:johnath] 2010-08-10 14:02:46 PDT
Not blocking - would gleefully approve a safe patch since I want the pretty, but this could be scary and there's a lot of blocking inspector work already.
Comment 3 Kevin Dangoor 2010-09-03 20:42:55 PDT
Removing items from kd4b6.
Comment 4 Kevin Dangoor 2010-09-04 19:00:26 PDT
Reprioritizing bugs. You can filter the mail on the word TEABAGS.
Comment 5 Rob Campbell [:rc] (:robcee) 2011-07-15 17:14:27 PDT
fixed by the landing of bug 642471

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