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Run commands in the Command Menu

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The Command Menu provides a fast way to navigate the Chrome DevTools UI and accomplish common tasks, such as disabling JavaScript. You may be familiar with a similar feature in Visual Studio Code called the Command Palette, which was the original inspiration for the Command Menu.

The Command Menu.

Open the Command Menu

To open the Command Menu:

  • Press Control+Shift+P (Windows / Linux) or Command+Shift+P (Mac).
  • Click Customize and control DevTools. Customize and control DevTools and then select Run command.
Run command.

Open files

If you use the workflow outlined in Open the Command Menu, the Command Menu opens with a Run > prepended in the text box.

To open a file instead, delete the > character and start typing a file name.

Open.

The Run prepend changes to Open and DevTools searches for relevant files instead.

Alternatively, you can go straight to the Open File menu in one of the following ways:

  • Press Control+P (Windows / Linux) or Command+P (Mac).
  • Click Customize and control DevTools. Customize and control DevTools and then select Open file.

Open ignore-listed files

Note: This is a Experimental. preview feature available in Chrome from version 106.

By default, DevTools hides the files of known third-parties. To open such files from the menu, disable the Hide ignore-listed sources option in the Sources panel.

See other available actions

To see other actions available from the Command Menu, delete the > character and type ?.

Other actions.

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