What is DebugWindow?
Debug window has been tested on the following Browsers:
- Internet Explorer for Windows 5.5
- Internet Explorer for Windows 6.0
- Internet Explorer for Windows 6.1
- Mozilla 1.4
- Mozilla 1.5
- Safari for MacOS X 1.2
Q: Why don’t you just use xbDebug instead?
A: xbDebug is a very good solution, but I was in a situation where the xbDebug license was incompatible.
Q: Why is the debug window not showing up?
A: First make sure you have any browser based popup blocking functionality turned off. DebugWindow output is disabled by default. After you have included the DebugWindow.js via a script tag, you must call
to enable debug output.
Q: Why am I having problems getting this to work under Mozilla 1.4 and later running off my local filesystem/using a file URL?
A: First make sure you have any browser based popup blocking functionality turned off. Mozilla no longer considers different files on local filesystem to belong to the same “site” from a security point of view. My suggestion is to use DebugWindow from an http based URL. There is also a way to disable the checking from Mozilla, but it is dangerous from a security standpoint.
April 20, 2004 – Version 0.3 – Added support for automatically concatinating multiple arguments to the Log function as a performance optimization.
March 19, 2004 – Version 0.2 –
- Broken IE Windows normalize crash bug workaround added.
- Small optimization to way text is appended to window.
- Fixed refresh issues with Mozilla and Safari.
March 17, 2004 – Version 0.1 – First public release