- Could you add a help icon there too?
- Can you describe here exactly what it does?
The option just gives you a virtual console to output to (rather than relying on your browsers console). The virtual console is only visible if there is something to show so you need to actually use it for it to be visible:
As T.J. Crowder's suggestion, the option would probably be better named:
☑ Use in-snippet console
With a (i) and tooltip of something along the lines of:
Enable the virtual console below the snippet (only visible if there is console output)
Which would look something like this:
Q1 should be done by developers.
Q2. What it does
This is to show/hide console.
First read and understand what a console do from here console documentation.
The above is for browser console.
In snippet, console act like a browser console but readonly.
You can't run scripts directly on console like in browser but all activity which
console involved will be shown in the bottom of the output screen.
If you run the above in snippet with
show console, then you can see a hello world in the bottom of the output screen.
Also errors are logged in console