In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes talk about the Dev Tools Elements Tab — all the features, and when you would use them!Linode - Sponsor
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03:13 - Elements
- Learn to open the Elements panel and the console right away — right-click inspect element is weak!
- Drag-and-drop elements
- Edit as HTML
- Click to select use in JS console
- $0 →
- Add Attribute
- Flex (Chrome now!)
- Break on → Node removal
- Scroll into view
- Expand / Collapse
16:59 - Styles
- Element style
- Layout - Box Model
- Layout - Grid
- Layout - Flexbox
- Toggle Print/Light/Dark
25:03 - Panel
- Escape to open close
- No longer has to be JUST Console
- Computed Styles
- Great to find out what value it’s actually using without scrolling through the cascade
- Toggle browser styles on and off
- Fonts Tab
- Super handy to find the used font, spacing, size, weight, etc.
- You can also see all fonts used on a page
- Animations Tab
- Shows the CSS that has changed since you have been goofing around.
38:18 - Settings
- Show what’s new
43:39 - CompatibilityLinks ××× SIIIIICK ××× PIIIICKS ××× Shameless Plugs
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