debugGetCreatorChain method

String debugGetCreatorChain (
  1. int limit
)
inherited

Returns a description of what caused this element to be created.

Useful for debugging the source of an element.

Implementation

String debugGetCreatorChain(int limit) {
  final List<String> chain = <String>[];
  Element node = this;
  while (chain.length < limit && node != null) {
    chain.add(node.toStringShort());
    node = node._parent;
  }
  if (node != null)
    chain.add('\u22EF');
  return chain.join(' \u2190 ');
}