Display element ids for debugging Shiny apps

April 19, 2016
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(This article was first published on bioCS, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

My current Shiny project contains at least five tables and I constantly forget how they are called. So I whipped up a little bookmarklet that uses jQuery to show the id of each div and input. Some of those can be ignored as they are internal names set by Shiny, but most are the actual names you define in R.

Drag this link to your bookmarks: "+$(this).attr("id")+"
")%7D),$("input%5Bid%5D").each(function(t)%7B$(this).before(""+$(this).attr("id")+"
")%7D);">Show IDs

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