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electron-debug

Adds useful debug features to your Electron app

Features

DevTools

Toggle DevTools.

  • macOS: Cmd Alt I or F12
  • Linux: Ctrl Shift I or F12
  • Windows: Ctrl Shift I or F12

Reload

Force reload the window.

  • macOS: Cmd R or F5
  • Linux: Ctrl R or F5
  • Windows: Ctrl R or F5

Element Inspector

Open DevTools and focus the Element Inspector tool.

  • macOS: Cmd Shift C
  • Linux: Ctrl Shift C
  • Windows: Ctrl Shift C

Install

npm install electron-debug

Requires Electron 30 or later.

Usage

import {app, BrowserWindow} from 'electron';
import debug from 'electron-debug';

debug();

let mainWindow;
(async () => {
	await app.whenReady();
	mainWindow = new BrowserWindow();
})();

API

Only runs when in development, unless overridden by the isEnabled option. So no need to guard it for production.

electronDebug(options?)

Install keyboard shortcuts and optionally activate DevTools on each created BrowserWindow.

options

Type: object

isEnabled

Type: boolean

showDevTools

Type: boolean
Default: true

Show DevTools on each created BrowserWindow.

devToolsMode

Type: string
Default: 'previous'
Values: 'undocked' 'right' 'bottom' 'previous' 'detach'

The dock state to open DevTools in.

devTools(window?)

Toggle DevTools for the specified BrowserWindow instance or the focused one.

window

Type: BrowserWindow
Default: The focused BrowserWindow

refresh(window?)

Reload the specified BrowserWindow instance or the focused one.

window

Type: BrowserWindow
Default: The focused BrowserWindow

openDevTools([window])

Open DevTools for the specified BrowserWindow instance or the focused one.

window

Type: BrowserWindow
Default: The focused BrowserWindow

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Install

npm i electron-debug

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Version

4.0.0

License

MIT

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