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Firebug 1.7a6

Firebug 1.7a6 + Chromebug1.7a6 have been released. This release fixes 12 issues and is dedicated to yet improved auto-completion feature. Note that this feature will be ported into Firebug 1.6 only in case of positive feedback. So, please let us know how it works for you!

All 148 tests passed with Firefox 3.6 and there are known 9 failures with Firefox 4.0. The biggest limitation on Firefox 4.0 is currently bug 609663 that breaks single-stepping and break-on-next. See known issues page for more.

Some other highlights in this release:

  • The exception variable (passed into a catch block) is now listed in the Watch side panel automatically when you debugging an exception. issue 3122
  • Chromebug can be used to inspect anonymous XBL again. issue 3492
  • window.localStorage and window.sessionStorage members are now properly displayed in the DOM panel and showing the current content. issue 3611
  • Layout for URLs displayed in the Net panel improved so, available horizontal space is fully utilized. issue 3633

As usual, the API docs has been also updated.

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