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JavaScript React Basics Thinking in Components React Developer Tools

Vijayalaxmi vastrad
Vijayalaxmi vastrad
2,789 Points

I can't expand the component in React dev tools to see the actual tree

can anyone pls help me with this

Thank you, Joshua Lucas :) It did help me! :)

1 Answer

If you are using Chrome or Firefox click the Components tab and then look right under the close button you'll see four icons. The Icon that looks like an eye will allow you to "Inspect the matching DOM element". The last of the four icons, which looks like this <>, will allow you to view the source for the element.

also you can go to the settings tab then under the Components tab get ride of all filters in "hide components where.." that should allow you to see the tree.

Hope this helps!

Joe Elliot
Joe Elliot
5,329 Points

Legend, thank you!