I use this one so much, I can't imagine life without it. People (me included) usually kick themselves when they first realise you can do this...
View this page in Internet Explorer (for those reading this in some kind of aggregator, view this
page). It also works in Firefox. Type this into the address bar:
Je je, cool eh?
Want to know how many forms this page contains?
Want to programmatically post the form?
Want to see how many tables are used in this layout?
What about divs?
Want to change the borders of all divs to be red?
Want to set your browser to 800x600? (this is a good one to bookmark)
Great eh? This is a really powerful tool, particularly when you're probing the security of your web applications.
PS The reason I void() or alert() the instructions is to avoid a return value, otherwise it replaces your page source.
PPS I'm very sorry that it's so hard to cut & paste the snippets above - some IE peculiarity. If anybody knows of a good workaround for this please contact me
02 Feb 2006
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01 Dec 2006
Turns out these don't work in IE7 if you have more than 1 (the default) tab opened in your browser.