JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Introducing JavaScript The Console Challenge

Morgan Hayes
Morgan Hayes
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I cannot get the console to pop up on a MacBook safari. Can someone help me with this? I am using command + option + c.

Not sure what's going on here. I have the newest update of IOS. Has the shortcut changed?

3 Answers

Susan Seibold
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Susan Seibold
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For me there is no "Develop" menu, any other suggestions?

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
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Hi there! The "Develop" menu is not on by default, rather you must enable it first. To do this go to Safari->Preferences and then click the "Advanced" tab all the way over on the left. At the very bottom you should see "Show Develop menu in menu bar", when checked the "Develop" menu should be available :sparkles:

Jennifer Nordell was right and after you enable it the shortcut command + option+ c should work after that.

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
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Hi there! It's not just you. I'm also using a Mac and everything is updated. I cannot get command + option + c to work to bring up the JavaScript console either. Command + option + I works to bring up the Web Inspector, though and from there it will load up the last tab I looked at.

Hope this helps! :sparkles:

Morgan Hayes
Morgan Hayes
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Thanks for that. This is actually my first time working with a Mac.. I am getting used to everything. I cannot pull up the console still in order to complete this challenge. What should I do?

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
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When you have a window open in Safari you can click on the "Develop" (located between Bookmarks and Window) menu at the top and choose "Show JavaScript Console". Note that it can take a few seconds to load up.

Hope this helps! :sparkles: