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    1  * Check out the plugin of choice in Eclipse 
     1== How to debug a Firefox/Thunderbird plugin == 
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     3 * Check out the Dragontalk plugin of choice in Eclipse 
    24 * Use build.xml to build the plugin 
    35 * Install the plugin in Firefox/Thunderbird 
    46 * Install [http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/Venkman Venkman] (!JavaScript debugger) in Firefox/Thunderbird 
    57 * Open Venkman (Tools/!JavaScript Debugger) 
    6  * unfinished 
     8 * Deselect "Debug/Exclude Browser Files" 
     9 * Search for "DFKI" in Loaded Scripts pane 
     10 * Open a script of your choice 
     11 * Set a breakpoint (single click left from source line) 
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     13Using the debugger to step through the plugin's and Mozilla's code is probably simpler than going through docs. 
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     15If you want to add new functionality, have a look at the numerous existing Firefox/Thunderbird plugins to get an idea how things are done.