What is Shadow Workspace?

Some AI features use the shadow workspace to refine code in the background before presenting it to you.

I’ve found this setting in User Cursor Settings. Can it somehow improve AI suggestions?

It’s currently only used for internal features. We just published a blog post about it here: Shadow Workspace: Iterating on Code in the Background


This is great. I’m wondering if there is a potential there to let it access DevTools and the browser window in the future. If the AI could also see the Elements, Styles, Network panel and take screenshots of the UI, this would make it very powerful.