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How do I get the javascript console to show? On other browsers its possible to type in "about:debug" at it appears at the top, this is not the case for firefo

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I would like to see the console.log statement in my javascript code. In the android browser this is possible by issuing "about:debug", however this did not work in firefox. Does anyone know how to display the javascript console in firefox?

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AaronMT 31 solutions 241 answers

Gecko will output Javascript warnings, information and errors through the system Android logging mechanism. You can run logcat through the Android Debug Bridge (available as a tool in the Android SDK) in order to see output.

kbrosnan
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The better way to access the error console is via the Firefox remote debugging tool. You will need a copy of desktop Firefox and Firefox for Android. Then follow the directions at http://starkravingfinkle.org/blog/2012/10/firefox-for-android-remote-web-console-is-here/