Send to Firebug, or Use CodeMirror for highlighting?

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Send to Firebug, or Use CodeMirror for highlighting?

Postby son0fhobs » Thu Dec 01, 2011 6:44 pm

I think the subject says it all. Code highlighting is extremely helpful, and copying and pasting into Notepad++ is a bit inconvenient. Printing straight to firebug is the ideal as it can integrate with the plethora of other firebug plugins. But code Mirror would also do the trick.

I'm not a fan of the ginormous text. I'll see if I can go in an modify that.

Oh, and is there an easy way to keep the window on top, defined from the plugin? If not, I'll get an autohotkey script to do the trick.

Thank you very much! Extremely helpful.

Re: Send to Firebug, or Use CodeMirror for highlighting?

Postby Wladimir Palant » Fri Dec 02, 2011 7:28 am

Well, maybe the Orion editor can be used for code highlighting somehow. But it will certainly make adding scripts slower - which will be a problem on sites with lots of JavaScript code (and where we slow down script execution quite considerably already).
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Re: Send to Firebug, or Use CodeMirror for highlighting?

Postby darkblue » Fri Jan 27, 2017 5:59 pm

The running code is currently displayed in JavaScript Deobfuscator using one font and one color (black).

The Firefox Devtools have been using CodeMirror in various places (Debugger, Scratchpad, etc) since Firefox 27 (Feb 2014).

My suggestion -if you agree- is to display the code using CodeMirror, in order to apply the CodeMirror syntax highlighting to the code.

It would further improve the readability and context of the displayed code
(especially in conjunction with the code beautification feature that has been added since v2.0).
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