#StackBounty: #google-chrome Inspecting overlapping elements in chrome

Bounty: 50

In the Chrome developer tools, using the inspect element tool, if two elements on the page occupy the same space only the one with the highest z-index seems accessible with the mouse. Is there some keyboard shortcut or some other way to cycle through elements if multiple elements are under the cursor location?

Here’s a crappy example:

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There’s a div with a red border positioned behind and entirely inside another div with a blue border. Mousing over the red one with the inspector tool selects the blue one. Can I select the red one with the mouse?

Also I just noticed; even right-clicking that red area and choosing "inspect element" inspects the blue element not the red one. So the behavior isn’t just limited to the inspect element tool.


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