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Debugging at Mattermost

The electron app itself can be inspected using the developer tools, available from the View menu:

View toggle developer tools

However, this view does not expose the contents of the webviews for inspection. To open the developer tools for a webview, first access the console for the electron shell as above, and then run


Use mattermostView0 to inspect the first opened tab, mattermostView1 to inspect the second opened tab, and so on. A new window will appear with the developer tools for that webview:

Webview developer tools