Difference between revisions of "Active Element Favlet"

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IE or Firefox: Right click or press the applications key on the Favlet link.  Choose Add to Favorites, Add to Bookmarks or Bookmark this Link to add this Favlet to your Favorites or Bookmarks.
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Chrome or Safari: drag the Favlet link to your browser's bookmarks bar.
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Sometimes there is no visible keyboard focus on an element and you want to know what element has keyboard focus.  This Favlet will display the outer HTML code of the active element.  If frames are used this will show the current frame -- the Favlet could be updated to drill down through the frames to the active element of the current frame.
 
Sometimes there is no visible keyboard focus on an element and you want to know what element has keyboard focus.  This Favlet will display the outer HTML code of the active element.  If frames are used this will show the current frame -- the Favlet could be updated to drill down through the frames to the active element of the current frame.
  
 
<html>
 
<html>
<a href="javascript:(function() { alert(document.activeElement.outerHTML);})();"> Display the active element's outer HTML code </a>
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<a href="javascript:(function() { alert(document.activeElement.outerHTML);})();"> Display the active element's outer HTML code Favlet </a>
 
</html>
 
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Revision as of 21:43, 6 November 2018

IE or Firefox: Right click or press the applications key on the Favlet link. Choose Add to Favorites, Add to Bookmarks or Bookmark this Link to add this Favlet to your Favorites or Bookmarks.

Chrome or Safari: drag the Favlet link to your browser's bookmarks bar.

Sometimes there is no visible keyboard focus on an element and you want to know what element has keyboard focus. This Favlet will display the outer HTML code of the active element. If frames are used this will show the current frame -- the Favlet could be updated to drill down through the frames to the active element of the current frame.

Display the active element's outer HTML code Favlet

Sample code: javascript:(function() { alert(document.activeElement.outerHTML);})();