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An IE browser bar, which acts as a target for pseudo-debug messages from client scripts.
In just about every web-application I develop, I end up creating some
IFRAME or new window to act as a target for various debug related messages. I finally decided that this would be much easier if it was wrapped up in a browser bar.
Using the code
Dahlia.dll to your favorite directory, and run
regsvr32 against it. Alternatively, build the project.
Points of Interest
The code has only been tested against IE6 on WinXP
The browser-bar works by creating a property on the document's
parentWindow which references the component. Scripts can then call against the component to perform actions in the browser-bar.
Included are a few files which demonstrate the browser-bar's usage. dahlia.js is a script wrapper around the
document.parentWindow.debugDevice property which is assigned by the browser-bar.
dahliaTest.htm is a sample HTML file which uses
Other than that, the code is documented well enough to follow, but if you have any questions, ask.