Right Links Version History

14 versions

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Version 0.4.1 45.6 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 56.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.52a1

[x] Fixed fake “mouseup” event in multi-process mode (extensions.rightlinks.fakeMouseup = true).
[x] Corrected long left-click in multi-process mode: increased waiting time to stop click event (extensions.rightlinks.e10sWaitDelay preference).
[+] Added ability to open original browser's context menu using right click with any modifier on Right Links button and menu item.
[x] Fixed detection of links from CSS Inspector in Firefox 52+.
[x] Fixed re-enable in multi-process mode: reuse already loaded frame scripts (see bug 1051238).

Version 0.4.0 45.1 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 54.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.51a1

[+] Added German locale (de), thanks to milupo (#18).
[+] Added ability to ignore image-like canvas nodes (extensions.rightlinks.enabledOnCanvasImages and extensions.rightlinks.enabledOnCanvasImages.sizeLimit preferences, e.g. to disable in case of performance problems).
[*] Long left-click: dispatch fake “mouseup” event in content document for better compatibility with page scripts (extensions.rightlinks.fakeMouseup.content preference).
[+] Added separate preferences to load bookmarks in background (extensions.rightlinks.loadBookmarksInBackground and extensions.rightlinks.loadBookmarksInBackground.left).
[+] Added `rightLinks.handledItem` API for another extensions.
[+] Added hidden preferences to load link in current tab (extensions.rightlinks.loadIn and extensions.rightlinks.loadIn.left, #20).
[*] Now used faster `canvas.toBlob()` instead of `canvas.toDataURL()` for canvas (extensions.rightlinks.enabledOnCanvasImages.useBlob preference) (#25).
[+] Added confirmation for first disabling using F2 hotkey (extensions.rightlinks.enabled.confirmHotkey preference) (#26).
[x] Added support for multi-process mode (Electrolysis aka e10s) (#17, #21).
[x] Fixed compatibility with future Firefox versions: don't use Array generics like `Array.forEach()` and String generics like `String.startsWith()` (bug 1222547, bug 1222552).

Version 32.4 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 35.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.31a1

[x] Fixed: long left-click opens not actual link, if it was changed (#9).
[+] Added support for Feed Sidebar extension (#12).
[*] Hide “Show in Status Bar” checkbox in Firefox 29+, if status bar isn't restored by some other extension.
[x] Workaround for conflict with Multi Links extension (#13).

Version 31.3 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 31.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.27a1

[x] Fixed conflict with InFormEnter extension: icons after text fields isn't clickable (#4).
[*] Slightly improved startup performance.
[x] Fixed detection of XUL links in Firefox 26+ (#5).
[x] Fixed detection of links from CSS Inspector in Firefox 22+ (#6).
[x] Correctly select first menu item, if options menu was opened from keyboard (Alt+F2 by default) in Firefox 25+.
[+] Added support for any tree with bookmarks/history items (#7).
[+] Added support for history menu inside Australis menu-button.
[x] Fixed detection of “Open …” menu items in RSS bookmarks in Firefox 4+.

Version 30.8 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 29.0a1, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.26a1

[*] No longer use internal JAR archive.
[x] Fixed: real links, that looks like dummy, may be opened in current tab (#1).
[x] Fixed: tabs isn't clickable after opening of any link with click handlers (extensions.rightlinks.workaroundForMousedownImitation preference) (#2).

Version 27.4 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 23.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.20a1

[*] Improved: don't use tabs in popup windows (as Firefox itself) (extensions.rightlinks.dontUseTabsInPopupWindows preference).
[*] Use "dragstart" event instead of deprecated "draggesture" (if available).
[*] Improved: stop "dragstart" event after long left-click.
[*] Correct position of item in Tools menu in latest Firefox Nightly.
[+] Now you can use extensions.rightlinks.filesLinksPolicy = 3 to copy link location.
[x] Workaround for fake "mousedown" event in budaneki extension.

Version 26.7 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 23.0a1, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.20a1

[*] Improved mechanism of temporary disabling: now disabled extension handles only necessary minimum of the events.
[x] Fixed opening links using "long" left-click when used extensions for mouse gestures.
[*] Click handling now stops after mouse wheel (for compatibility with mouse gestures).
[+] Added calling of browser API for security checks before load of any link.
[*] Small internal improvements and optimizations.

Version 25.7 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 20.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.17.*

[x] Fixed incompatibility of "long" left-click feature with budaneki extension.

Version 25.6 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 18.0a1, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.15a1 (2012-09-03)
[x] Fixed: preference extensions.rightlinks.ui.toolbarbuttonCheckedStyle doesn't work for recently added toolbar button.

0.3.7 (2012-09-03)
[+] Added possibility to open links using "long" left-click.
[+] Added hidden preferences to open links in new windows (extensions.rightlinks.loadInWindow and extensions.rightlinks.loadInWindow.left).
[*] Improved compatibility with mouse gestures when switching tabs.
[x] Fixed preference extensions.rightlinks.ui.closeMenuRightClick in Firefox 16.0a1 (in addition to closing the menu, checkboxes is also switched).
[+] Added Alt+F2 hotkey to open options menu (preference extensions.rightlinks.key.showSettingsPopup).
[+] Added detection links in CSS-rules inspector (Tools - Web Developer - Inspect - Style) and hidden preference extensions.rightlinks.enabledOnCSSEditorLinks.
[+] Added detection links in Web Console (Tools - Web Developer - Web Console).
[x] Fixed toolbar button appearance with enabled extensions.rightlinks.ui.toolbarbuttonCheckedStyle preference.

Version 23.4 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 17.0a1, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.14a1 (2012-04-09)
[x] Fixed opening JavaScript-links with unchecked "Load JavaScript-links (javascript: …)" (regression of version (2012-04-09)
[x] Fixed opening JavaScript-links (javascript:...) in background. (2012-04-03)
[x] Fixed handling of links like site.com/#!... on JavaScript-based sites (e.g. http://twitter.com/). (2012-01-27)
[*] Slightly optimized code for reading and writing preferences.
[*] Checkbox "Enabled" are displayed only when you open options menu from Add-ons Manager (in any other case just click on the menu item or button to enable/disable).
[*] Small code improvements.

Version 20.8 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 14.0a1, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.11a1

[x] Fixed bookmarks and history items detection in Firefox 3.7a5pre+.
[+] Added possibility to completely disable stopping click handling after mouse moving (extensions.rightlinks.disallowMousemoveDist must be -1).
[*] Small code improvements.
[+] Added support for handling clicks on images.

Version 16.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.7a5pre, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3pre

[*] Context menu showing prevention method is improved.

Version 16.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.7a2pre, SeaMonkey 2.0b1 - 2.1a1pre

[+] Added possibility to disable closing of settings menu after click (preference extensions.rightlinks.ui.closeMenu, by default menu are not closing. Firefox 3.0+ only.
[x] Fixed wrong context menu (it's was showing for link, not for clicked item).

Version 15.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.7a1pre, SeaMonkey 2.0b1 - 2.0.* (2010-01-25)
[*] Pop-up message after status changing appears only if all controls are hidden.
[+] Added updating of button state in toolbarpalette.
[*] Preference extensions.rightlinks.hideBookmarksPopup are renamed to extensions.rightlinks.closePopups.
[+] Fixed detection of links like <area href="http://..." />.
[x] Fixed removing of event handlers (regression of version
[+] Added context menu item for customize button appearance (preference extensions.rightlinks.ui.toolbarbuttonCheckedStyle). (2009-11-12)
[*] Own service for preferences reading/writing is used instead of chrome://global/content/nsUserSettings.js.
[*] Added preferences caching for performance improving.
[*] Names of preferences are renamed from rightlinks.* to extensions.rightlinks.*.
[*] Preference rightlinks.hideItemsMode is replaced with two separated - extensions.rightlinks.ui.showInStatusbar and extensions.rightlinks.ui.showInToolsMenu.
[*] Preference rightlinks.keyModifiers and rightlinks.keyValue are replaced with one - extensions.rightlinks.key.toggleStatus, using syntax like Adblock Plus extension.
[*] Preference rightlinks.toolbarbuttonCheckedStyle are renamed to extensions.rightlinks.ui.toolbarbuttonCheckedStyle.
[*] Improved default value of preference extensions.rightlinks.filesLinksMask.
[*] Small code optimization.
[+] Added support for SeaMonkey 2.0.
[x] Corrected opening of JavaScript-links (javascript: ...) in Firefox 3.7a1pre. (2009-08-13)
[**] Method for prevention of context menu opening is improved.
[**] Emulation of mouse clicks is used for context menu showing (sequence of events "mousedown", "mouseup", "contextmenu").
[x] Fixed showing context menu after delay in Linux.
[+] Added preference rightlinks.loadVoidLinksWithHandlers for allowing opening links with click handlers.
[+] Added preference rightlinks.disallowMousemoveDist - maximum distance of moving mouse with held right button.
[*] Context menu always shown at mouse pointer.
[*] Pop-up message is shown over Status Bar.
[+] Added test support of handling clicks on links like following
<a href="">
<a href="#">
<a href="#nonexistentAnchor"> (2009-08-09)
[+] Added support for XLink.
[+] Experimental support for links from bookmarks and history sidebar, based on code of Places' Tooltips extension, only Firefox 3.0+.
[+] Option for disabling handling clicks on history items.
[+] Preference rightlinks.toolbarbuttonCheckedStyle for disabling "checked" style of toolbar button.
[*] Better click emulation on JavaScript-links. (2008-11-22)
[x] Fixed strange bug with dragging links to bookmarks.