Can't resize F12 dev tools when debugger is paused on breakpoint in JavaScript

By design Issue #1841620


Feb 26, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  1. Verify that your F12 tools are pinned/docked to the same window as your browsing instance
  2. Go to any site with JavaScript (ex:
  3. Set a breakpoint in code that you know gets executed
  4. Get the browser to break there (reload, etc)
  5. Try to resize the dev tools by using the top handle area; it’ll fail
  6. Try to pop out the dev tools by using the unpin button; it’ll fail

Expected Results:

That I can resize the tools / use the pop out feature to open in a new window

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Tony S.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Tony S.” to “Andy S.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Andy S.” to “Dan M.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Dan M.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “By design”

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