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Lack of Interest How about a "Find the code" overlay for developers?

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by Hoolio, May 17, 2013.

  1. Hoolio

    Hoolio Active Member

    I am having 2 x Xenforo forums custom styled to my requirements and my developers seem to spend a lot of their time on detective work to decipher where the code for a buttom we want to move is or where a border is that needs to be a different colour can be adjusted etc.

    So what if there was a developer mode that activated a cursor / hover over 'overlay' that gave info on the part of the page that the cursor was on?

    So if the cursor was moved to be on a tab (say the "Whats new?"button ) then via predefined preferences the developer would be given a side pannel overlay with:

    Info on where in the template that button was (and a link to it)
    Info on where the text on the button could be changed (and a link to it)
    Info on where the action of the button could be altered (and a link to it)
    etc etc.

    Or is this a too simplistic idea?

    There doesnt seem to be a how to find stuff you might want to customise manual (or have I got that completely wrong?)

    tyteen4a03 and cclaerhout like this.

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