[thelist] Fwd: Automatic error messages in NN4

Peter-Paul Koch gassinaumasis at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 5 02:53:34 CDT 2001

I just read this on another mailing list: How to make sure NN4 opens the 
JavaScript console when it encounters an error. Tested on WinNT: works!

>1.Quit Netscape if it is running.
>2.Find the prefs.js file. It will be in a subdirectory of the directory 
>you installed
>    Netscape. Look in the user subdirectory, and in any subdirectories of 
>3.Make a copy of the prefs.js file (just in case!).
>4.Open the prefs.js in a text editor such as Notepad.
>5.Add the following line to the bottom of the file:
>        user_pref("javascript.console.open_on_error", true);
>6.Save the file.
>7.Restart Netscape.
>This method doesn't work in Netscape 6 - I haven't found any way to have 
>console pop up automatically in 6.

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