02 Mar '12, 4pm

Forced to disable Firefox Inspect Element due to muscle memory

Forced to disable Firefox Inspect Element due to muscle memory

It's amazing how much we take for granted certain little tasks that we do so often they become muscle memory . The latest powerful example of that fact for me has been the annoyance provoked by the addition of a native Inspect Element option to the Firefox 10 context menu, exactly where Firebug's Inspect Element used to reside. If you had asked me last week how many times I hit inspect element in a given day, I might have guessed a dozen or so... Ha! Turns out I do it more like hundreds of times a day! And you build serious muscle memory when you do something so often. Yesterday, despite repeatedly making mental notes of the fact that I needed to move my pointer 1 more menu item down the list to the "Inspect Element with Firebug" item, I would just forget. Over, and over, and over again. Sometimes 30 seconds apart. To the point of crying out in frustration. Twitter / @obie...

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