New in 11: ‘Mark Object’ action in JavaScript debuggers

Nikolay Chashnikov

Since IntelliJ IDEA 11 the Mark Object action, which was previously available in JVM-based debuggers only, is also supported in JavaScript debuggers for Firefox and Chrome browsers. To mark an object press F11 on the corresponding node in any debugger tree and specify the label:

After that the labeled object will be marked accordingly in all debugger views:

By the way this feature also works in Flex debugger starting from IntelliJ IDEA 10.5.

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2 Responses to New in 11: ‘Mark Object’ action in JavaScript debuggers

  1. Yuriy says:

    November 8, 2011

    How is ‘zen-coding’ is supported in editor? How to invoke it ?

  2. Eugene Toporov says:

    November 9, 2011

    Yuri, you should type an abbreviation, e.g. ul>li and press TAB to expand it.

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