(multiple tabs) Can't open IE from taskbar if F12 dev tools for instance I try to open are paused on breakpoint in JavaScript.

Won’t fix Issue #1840897


Feb 26, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  1. Open a tab to Microsoft.com
  2. Open a new tab to Bing.com
  3. Set a breakpoint for any JavaScript executed in the bing instance. Wait until it fires and the browser pauses at the breakpoint
  4. Minimize IE
  5. Hover over the task bar, pick the tab that was paused (besides not working, it’ll have a spinning icon instead of the image)
  6. Notice it doesn’t open :(

Expected Results:

Clicking a tab that’s paused on JavaScript execution would restore the tab into focus

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Tony S.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Tony S.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status to “Won’t fix”

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