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Html web page components

Hello,
Does either of these browsers; IEx, Firefox, Safari, or Chrome have a setting whereby hovering over the web page component will show you the name of the component?  It would be like looking at the source code and finding the name of some check box, image, or dropdown menu.
I hope you understand my question?
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chima
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
Hi, I'm not sure about hovering but for FF there is the firebug add-on: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/firebug/ 

Is this what you are looking for?
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
The Web Developer addon for Firefox has "View Style Information" item that let's you do that.  http://chrispederick.com/work/web-developer/
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chimaAuthor Commented:
gerwinjansen: I knew about firebug, I just need to learn how to use it more effectively
DaveBaldwin: I added this add-on and I am now playing with it.
Question for both of you; the web page I am "testing" is developed with Flash Player, will the Web Developer Add-On show the element details for Flash?
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chimaAuthor Commented:
I should have asked; Can Web Developer show the type of font and size used on the web page?  If so (and I am now looking as well), which settings should I check?
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
Hi, I don't think that Web Devoper will do that. You could try FlashFirebug for your "testing" activities, FFB needs a few other Addons btw.
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chimaAuthor Commented:
gerwinjansen: I am looking at firebug, but it seems that some of the Add-on(s) need to be purchased.  I guess I'll have to read more about Firebug.
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
When you are using "View Style Information" and you click on an item, a window will open at the bottom of the screen that will show the styles being used in that item.  Firebug has a similar capability.  However, neither of them can tell what's going on in a Flash item.  They can tell about browser items but Flash is a plugin that is outside of the browser's control.
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chimaAuthor Commented:
Thanks
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