Private Tab Version History

17 versions

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Version 0.1.7.5.1-signed 72.8 kB Works with Firefox 20.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.17 and later

[x] Correctly reinitialize download panel after switch between private and non-private tabs in Firefox 38+ (#176).

Version 0.1.7.4.1-signed 72.8 kB Works with Firefox 20.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.17 and later

[x] Fixed ability to remember closed private tabs in Firefox 29+ (extensions.privateTab.rememberClosedPrivateTabs preference) (#146).
[+] Added highlighting for closed private tabs inside “Recently Closed Tabs” menu (#154).
[*] Now “Private Tab” checkbox (in tab context menu) works better for loading tabs (extensions.privateTab.toggleTabPrivateAutoReload.stopLoading preference).
[x] Fixed size of “New Private Tab” button after last tab, if there is many tabs and button was hidden at startup.
[x] Fixed compatibility with Firefox 38+ (#165).
[+] Added privateTab.hasClosedTabs and privateTab.forgetClosedTabs() API for other extensions.

Version 0.1.7.3.1-signed 70.4 kB Works with Firefox 20.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.17 and later

[x] Correctly restore closed non-private tabs in private windows.
[*] Improved favicons support in private:… bookmarks (#147).
[*] Updated Vietnamese locale (vi), thanks to Leof36.
[x] Fixed “private” protocol in Firefox 20 and 21 (#150).
[*] Enlarged extension icon for Add-on Manager: now used 48×48px instead of 32×32px.
[x] Fixed detection of emty tabs in Firefox 33+ (non-empty tabs was wrongly detected as empty and becomes non-private) (#152).

Version 0.1.7.2.1-signed 69.3 kB Works with Firefox 20.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.17 and later

[*] Added ability to use simple links like private:example.com, `http://` prefix will be added automatically to all links without protocol.
[x] Corrected label for “New Private Tab” button in Russian and French locales in Firefox 29+ (Australis): now used short variant due to small available length in new menu (#141).
[x] Corrected previous fix for appearance of hovered “New Private Tab” button after last tab in Firefox 29+ (Australis) (#138).
[+] Added Turkish locale (tr), thanks to alfapegasi.
[x] Correctly detect Super Start 7.0+ page as blank (#142).
[+] Added privateTab.tabLabelIsEmpty() API for other extensions (#143).
[x] Fixed: closed private tabs are wrongly cleared in private windows (#145).

Version 0.1.7.1.1-signed 66.5 kB Works with Firefox 20.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.17 and later

[+] Display hotkey in toolbar button's tooltip in Firefox 29+ (Australis) (#136).
[x] Workaround to correctly update title bar in Firefox 29+ (Australis), also see bug 987929 (you can set browser.tabs.drawInTitlebar = false or extensions.privateTab.usePrivateWindowStyle = false as alternative and better workaround).
[x] Fixed width of clickable area for “New Private Tab” button after last tab in Firefox 29+ (Australis) (#137).
[x] Corrected appearance for “New Private Tab” button after last tab in Firefox 29+ (Australis) (#138).
[*] Improved “private” protocol: now works simple private:http://example.com/ links, not only private:///#http://example.com/.

Version 0.1.7.1-signed 62.7 kB Works with Firefox 20.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.17 and later

[+] Added ability to remove private tabs from undo close history only after private browsing ends (#112)
[+] Added highlighting of private tabs in “List all tabs” menu (#113)
[x] Correctly ignore single char hotkeys (like just `V` or `Shift+V`) in WYSIWYG editors
[x] Correctly detect built-in private windows in SeaMonkey (#116)
[x] Correctly update download panel in Firefox 28.0a1+
[x] Correctly insert button into toolbar in Firefox 29+ (Australis) (#121)
[+] Added preferences to open user-defined URL in new empty private tabs (extensions.privateTab.newPrivateTabURL and extensions.privateTab.newPrivateTabURL.inPrivateWindow) (#125)
[+] Added ability to disable private window-like styles, if current tab is private (extensions.privateTab.usePrivateWindowStyle preference)
[+] Simplified ability to override private tabs/bookmarks styles from other themes/extensions (disabled by default, see extensions.privateTab.stylesHighPriority* preferences) (#127)
[+] Added 32×32px icon for Australis (used in menu panel and in customization area) (#128)
[x] Correctly don't save search bar history from private tabs (#129)
[*] Minor code improvements
[*] Updated Polish locale (pl), thanks to marcinsu
[*] Updated Hungarian locale (hu), thanks to evenorbert

Version 0.1.6.1-signed 57.0 kB Works with Firefox 20.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.17 and later

* Improved compatibility with Tab Mix Plus (many thanks to onemen for fixes from Tab Mix Plus side) (#95, #96)
+ Added “new private tab” item to task bar context menu (only Windows 7 and higher, extensions.privateTab.showItemInTaskBarJumpList preference) (#98)
+ Added context menu item to open multiple bookmarks/history items in private tabs (#99)
* Changed default hotkey for toggle private state of current tab from Ctrl+Alt+V to Ctr+Alt+T (set extensions.privateTab.key.toggleTabPrivate = “control alt VK_V” to restore old hotkey) (#105)
+ Added ability to inherit private state for new empty tabs and windows (set extensions.privateTab.makeNewEmptyTabsPrivate/extensions.privateTab.makeNewEmptyWindowsPrivate to -1) (#111)

Version 0.1.5.1-signed 50.4 kB Works with Firefox 20.0a1 and later, SeaMonkey 2.17a1 and later

0.1.5 (2013-08-24)
* Added ability to show buttons "New Private Tab" and "New Tab" after last tab (#92)
x Fixed: tabs, opened from another extensions, may be wrongly detected as externally opened (#93)
x Fixed: malformed private-protocol URLs reliably crash the browser (#94)

0.1.4 (2013-08-19)
x Fixed empty tabs tooltips on Firefox 25.0a1+ (#75)
+ Added ability to view source of private tabs (#74)
x Corrected "(private tab)" label in Tab Scope's popup (#78)
+ Added Indonesian (id) locale, thanks to Daisuke Bjm Project
+ Added Ukrainian (uk) locale, thanks to dbv92
+ Added Arabic (ar) locale, thanks to infinity
* Improved compatibility with extensions like Fast Dial (#84)
x Fixed incompatibility with Tile Tabs 10.0 (#83)
x Corrected for changes in Mozilla bug #885177 (#85)
* Preserve text in URL Bar after auto reloading (#86)
* Improved behavior after closing of private tabs (extensions.privateTab.rememberOwnerTab preference) (#87)
+ Implemented "private" protocol: now we can use special URLs to open private tabs from bookmarks or from command line (example: private:///#https://addons.mozilla.org/, may be disabled using extensions.privateTab.enablePrivateProtocol preference) (#89)
+ Added ability to show "New Private Tab" button after "New Tab" button (#90)
* Added ability to invert auto reload behavior (extensions.privateTab.toggleTabPrivateAutoReload preference) using middle-click (or left-click with any modifier)

Version 0.1.3.1-signed 43.5 kB Works with Firefox 20.0a1 and later, SeaMonkey 2.17a1 and later

+ Added ability to prevent private session from ending (in case of active downloads etc.) (#53)
x Fixed possible memory leak (only if someone use privateTab.readyToOpenTabs() without following privateTab.stopToOpenTabs())
x Fixed: small images from private tabs (displayed with favicons) are cached to disk (#56)
x Disabled thumbnails capturing from private tabs (#58)
+ Added extensions.privateTab.debug.verbose preference to log some additional debug information into Error Console
x Fixed conflict with NoSquint extension (#61)
* Small performance improvements
* Improved localizability of confirmation dialog in case of extension disabling or uninstalling
+ Added locales:
     Catalan (ca), thanks to Dimas-sc
     Hungarian (hu), thanks to evenorbert
     Italian (it), thanks to moretti
     Portuguese (Brazilian) (pt-BR), thanks to Ghelman
     Serbian (sr), thanks to DakSrbija
     Spanish (es), thanks to strel
* Updated locales:
     Chinese (Simplified) (zh-CN), thanks to Cye3s
     Chinese (Traditional) (zh-TW), thanks to ikurrina
     Estonian (et), thanks to mdr-ksk
     French (fr) from babelzilla.org (yes, not complete)
     German (de), thanks to sierkb
     Greek (el), thanks to Grg68
     Japanese (jp), thanks to charishi
     Polish (pl), thanks to marcinsu

Version 0.1.2.1-signed 36.8 kB Works with Firefox 20.0a1 and later, SeaMonkey 2.17a1 and later

+ Added Polish locale (pl), thanks to marcinsu
* Corrected: don't inherit private state for new tabs and new windows, opened from external application (extensions.privateTab.allowOpenExternalLinksInPrivateTabs preference) (#42)
x Correctly detect new windows from JavaScript's window.open() with size parameters as not empty
x Correct appearance for selected private on Mac OS X (#44)
x Fixed: remove wrappers when window is closed to avoid memory leaks (#45, #46)
+ Added Estonian locale (et), thanks to mdr.ksk
x Fixed: hotkey isn't shown in File menu on Mac OS X #47
+ Added extensions.privateTab.keysHighPriority preference to handle key* event in the capturing (true) or bubbling (false) phase, see http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-3-Events/#event-flow
* Corrected Chinese (Traditional) locale (zh-TW), thanks to ikurrina
+ Added ability to close all private tabs after extension will be disabled or uninstalled (#51)

Version 0.1.1.1-signed 32.7 kB Works with Firefox 20.0a1 and later, SeaMonkey 2.17a1 and later

+ Added French locale (fr), thanks to Stis
+ Added Chinese (Simplified) locale (zh-CN), thanks to Cye3s
x Fixed memory leak on extension disabling (due to not deleted window.privateTab) (#33)
+ Added Vietnamese locale (vi), thanks to Leof36
+ Added German locale (de), thanks to sierkb
* Improved compatibility with extensions like Personal Menu (#35)
+ Detect Super Start page as blank
* Improved: now private tabs aren't saved in sessions (#36)
* Improved: show downloads from private tabs in not private window (#31)
* Better tooltip for private tabs on themes with dark tooltip background (#38)
+ Added Greek locale (el), thanks to Grg68

Version 0.1.0.1-signed 27.6 kB Works with Firefox 20.0a1 and later, SeaMonkey 2.17a1 and later

* Will be used built-in title modifier in latest SeaMonkey 2.19a1+ (2013-03-27+)
* Correctly detect built-in private windows in latest SeaMonkey 2.19a1+ (2013-03-27+)
x Correctly restore window title in SeaMonkey on extension disabling
+ Added ability to open all new blank/empty tabs in private mode (experimental, preferences: extensions.privateTab.makeNewEmptyTabsPrivate, extensions.privateTab.makeNewEmptyWindowsPrivate) (#10)
+ Added Chinese (Traditional) locale (zh-TW), thanks to arbiger
+ Added Japanese locale (ja), thanks to charishi
x Workaround for browser.newtab.preload = true (#16)
x Correctly fix App button width: wait for third-party styles (#17)
x Fixed: toggle tab private hotkey works for wrong tab sometimes (#18)
* Allow setup multiple hotkeys for one command: extensions.privateTab.key.%command%#%alias_name% (#19)
x Fixed (hopefully): hotkeys doesn't work on non-Latin keyboard layouts (#19)
* Minor optimizations

Version 0.1.0b4.1-signed 24.6 kB Works with Firefox 20.0a1 and later, SeaMonkey 2.17a1 and later

+ Detect Speed Dial and FVD Speed Dial pages as blank
+ Added "privateTab-isPrivate" attribute to private window (may be used in user styles)
+ Added toolbar button (#5)
x Correctly undo close not private tabs in private windows
+ Don't save closed private tabs in undo close history (extensions.privateTab.rememberClosedPrivateTabs preference) (#6)
+ Added extensions.privateTab.sendRefererHeader preference (see defaults/preferences/prefs.js for possible values)
x Drag-and-drop: correctly change private state of already existing tabs
* Drag-and-drop: make new (or target) tab private, if source or target are private (extensions.privateTab.dragAndDropBehavior preference) (#4)
+ Implemented API for other extensions (#7)
+ Reload tab after private state has been changed from context menu (extensions.privateTab.toggleTabPrivateAutoReload preference)

Version 0.1.0b3.1-signed 20.0 kB Works with Firefox 20.0a1 and later, SeaMonkey 2.17a1 and later

+ Allow drag-and-drop tabs between private and not private windows (extensions.privateTab.dragAndDropTabsBetweenDifferentWindows preference)
x Correctly open link in new private tab: in previous versions tab aren't saved in the history, but was used not private cookies

Version 0.1.0b2.1-signed 19.2 kB Works with Firefox 20.0a1 and later, SeaMonkey 2.17a1 and later

0.1.0b2 (2013-03-17)
* Always open not private tab using "Open in a New Tab" in bookmark context menu: now we have "Open in a New Private Tab", so this is more intuitive
x Hide hotkeys text from App menu and don't break hetkey text hiding for built-in "New Private Window" item (#3)
x Correctly update hotkeys in multiple windows after extensions.privateTab.key.* preferences changes
x Fix drop from private tab in private window
+ Added extensions.privateTab.dragAndDropUseTargetPrivateState preference to use target private state for dropped link-like things (#4)
* Some internal improvements

0.1.0b2pre (2013-03-14)
* Use better way to fix App button width
* Update placeholder for App button, if width can't be fixed
+ Added context menu item for bookmarks (#2)

Version 0.1.0b1.1-signed 17.3 kB Works with Firefox 20.0a1 and later, SeaMonkey 2.17a1 and later

* Inherit private state from source tab for any dropped link-like thing
+ Experimental: add menu items to built-in private window too
* Allow open new not private window from private tab (using "New Window" command)
+ Support for built-in "Open Link in Private Window" in SeaMonkey 2.19a1
* Fix App button width: the same width for private and not private state (extensions.privateTab.fixAppButtonWidth preference)
x Correctly change visibility of built-in "Open Link in New Tab/Window"
* Open new private tab with focused URL bar

Version 0.1.0a3.1-signed 15.7 kB Works with Firefox 20.0a1 and later, SeaMonkey 2.17a1 and later

First public release