UI5 Inspector

The UI5 Inspector is an open source Chrome DevTools extension that helps app developers to inspect, analyze, and support SAPUI5-based apps. It is supported for apps based on SAPUI5 version 1.28 and higher.

Key features of UI5 Inspector
1) Inspect SAPUI5 controls and review their properties, bindings, and data model
2) Modify control properties on the fly and see how this affects rendering and behavior
3) Find relevant framework information for your OPENUI5/SAPUI5 app

Download  the UI5 Inspector as a standard extension from the Chrome Web Store at https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ui5-inspector/bebecogbafbighhaildooiibipcnbngo?hl=en
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Once installed, the UI5 Inspector is available in Chrome DevTools (by choosing F12). It becomes active when an SAPUI5 app is loaded. 

Browser Action
Clicking the browser action icon in the address bar provides you with:
a) Information on the used SAPUI5 version
b) Links to the what’s New in SAPUI5 section and the SAPUI5 documentation

Control Inspector
This tab shows the structure and nesting of the SAPUI5 controls. You can search and filter for specific controls. You have the options to show/hide the control's namespace and attributes in the tree.
Hovering over a specific branch of the tree highlights the corresponding control in the app.
Additionally, you can right click on any SAPUI5 control from the app and select Inspect UI5 control. This automatically selects the control in the tree and you can review its properties directly.

In this tab, you can see the properties that have been set for the selected control. Additionally, the inherited properties are also listed.
You can change the values of the properties. The changes will be validated against the framework and rendered on the fly.

In this tab, you can see the bindings for a specific control. The number of bindings is displayed in parentheses in the tab title. The model property holds a link to the corresponding binding file. Clicking on the link opens the Model section.

Application Information
In this tab, you can see overall information for your app – for example, the exact SAPUI5 version you are running, the version of your browser, and the app URL. The information on the loaded libraries and modules is collapsed by default.

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