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Enable the Web Inspector tool in Safari 3 beta Web Browsers
I've installed the Safari 3.0 beta, and so far I like it. While I was trying to dissect some CSS - JavaScript, I suddenly remembered I'd read about enabling a pretty neat Web Inspector tool in one of the nightly builds:


So I tried it, and it works perfectly in the public beta of Safari 3.0. Quit Safari, open Terminal, and type:
defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitDeveloperExtras -bool true
Launch Safari, and control-click somewhere on a web page. You will see a new Inspect Element entry in the contextual menu. Select it, and it will open up the Web Inspector and refocus to the node under your cursor.

[robg adds: You also get the inspector, automatically, if you enable the Debug menu (as has been described here before, and is repeated in another hint today).]
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Enable the Web Inspector tool in Safari 3 beta
Authored by: rgray on Jun 13, '07 07:45:00AM
I have NOT done this.... I did a plain vanilla install of the Safari 3.0b package - if I Control-click anywhere, the Contextual Menu contains an Inspect Element item... ??? I did not need to write any 'defaults' in Terminal.

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Enable the Web Inspector tool in Safari 3 beta
Authored by: rgray on Jun 13, '07 07:47:41AM

My bad. I had enabled the Debug menu in Safari 2.*. My so-called plain vanilla install picked up that 'defaults' setting. Apologies...



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