Allow user to copy dynamically generated html from developer tools

Won’t fix Issue #817816


Sep 11, 2014
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  1. Visit
  2. Click on the link ‘Add some elements’
  3. Open F12
  4. Select DOM Exp
  5. Locate the <HTML> tag in the markup and right click on <HTML> and select copy.
  6. Open Notepad and paste contents from F12
  7. Search for they dynamicly inserted div (my1Div) it is not included but visible in Dom Exp.

Hit F12.
Click on the mouse on the dev tools.
Try to copy the HTML.


Right click and view source. And then try to copy the HTML.

Expected Results:

The dynamically generated HTML should go into your clipboard

Actual Results:

When you copy and paste from Dom Explorer it does not copy in the dynamic elements

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Tony S.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Martyn L.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Martyn L.” to “Andy S.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

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

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “Won’t fix”

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