AVIM Version History

21 versions

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Version *.5.7.0b2 75.4 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 56.*, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.53.*, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 56.*

  • Fixed an issue causing the last entered diacritic to be lost when posting a status, comment, or message on Facebook or Messenger.
  • Fixed an issue in that caused Office Online’s autosave feature to frequently remove the last entered diacritic.
  • Restored support for the newest version of Zoho Writer and Zoho Show.
  • Added a toolbar button for Komodo 10 and Komodo Edit 10.

Version *.5.7.0b1 71.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 56.*, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.53.*, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 56.*

* Fixed an issue affecting Linux users that prevented the double-Ctrl shortcut from toggling AVIM on and off when invoked inside a text field.

Version *.5.6.0b4 71.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 56.*, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.53.*, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 56.*

  • Restored support for Firefox 46 and above.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed you to type certain characters into read-only text boxes.

Version *.5.6.0b3 70.9 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 45.*, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.41.*, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 45.*

  • Inserting a syllable break briefly highlights the preceding syllable.
  • Made the Shift+Space key binding more difficult to trigger by accident.
  • Added menu items to the Edit ‣ Vietnamese Input menu for inserting a syllable break and deleting a diacritic.
  • Now you can undo or redo a word with multiple diacritics in fewer steps.
  • Fixed input editing inside Thunderbird’s Mail & Newsgroups window.
  • about:addons now displays an alert when both AVIM and Typing Vietnamese are turned on. The alert lets you turn off Typing Vietnamese to avoid conflicts.

Version *.5.6.0b2 67.3 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 45.*, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.41.*, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 45.*

  • Added support for typing polysyllabic loan words like kilômét, as well as nonstandard Vietnamese2020 text, even when the “Enforce Spelling” option is enabled. Simply hold down Shift and press the space bar between each syllable.
  • Updated the Mudim monitor to disable Mudim 0.9.

Version *.5.6.0b1 67.2 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 45.*, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.41.*, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 45.*

  • Homographs of Vietnamese characters are automatically replaced with the correct Vietnamese characters. For example, placing an acute on the Turkish letter “ı” now results in “í” instead of the null character, while the Icelandic letter Ð/ð is now replaced by Đ/đ.
  • Menu items in the Vietnamese localization are in sentence case due to recent changes to the Vietnamese localization of Firefox.

Version *.5.4.0b2 69.6 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 45.*, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.41.*, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 45.*

  • Fixed an issue in Google Docs and Slides in which the caret got stuck after adding diacritics.

Version *.5.4.0b1 69.5 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 45.*, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.41.*, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 45.*

  • It is now harder to accidentally invoke the double-Ctrl shortcut. To toggle AVIM, press Ctrl twice within one second.
  • If you press Ctrl twice while AVIM’s button is in the application menu or disabled, a “doorhanger” pops up briefly to let you know you’ve toggled AVIM.
  • Updated menu icon for Windows and Linux.

Version *.5.3.0b1 69.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 36.0, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.33, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 36.0

  • Restored support for rich text editors in Firefox 35.
  • Simplified the extension’s version number.

Version 20080728.526b1 69.2 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 36.0, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.33, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 36.0

  • Improved typing performance in Google Docs and Google Slides.
  • Added support for Electrolysis (e10s) windows in Firefox 35.

Version 20080728.525b3 66.9 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 36.0, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.33, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 36.0

  • Fixed an issue typing diacritics into Ace, Google Docs, etc. in Firefox 16 and below.
  • Fixed flashing in Google Docs.
  • Restored support for BlueGriffon.

Version 20080728.525b2 66.9 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 36.0, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.33, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 36.0

  • Reduced memory usage when multiple windows are open.
  • Fixed typing regressions.
  • Added support for Zoho Write and Zoho Show.
  • Added support for Silverlight in Firefox 32 and above.
  • AVIM now recognizes Silverlight applets after dismissing click-to-play.
  • In rich text editors, as well as in Komodo IDE and Komodo Edit, the caret now stays in the right place after undoing and redoing.
  • AVIM once again detects when Mudim is on while about:addons is open.

Version 20080728.525b1 64.1 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 36.0, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.33, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 36.0

  • Improved compatibility with Firefox 34.
  • Restored rudimentary support for Google Docs and Google Slides. Google’s built-in input tools feature is automatically disabled when AVIM is enabled, to avoid conflicts between the two IMEs.
  • Restored support for iCloud.

Version 20080728.523b 75.4 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 36.0, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.33, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 36.0

  • Added a Vietnamese Input menu under the Firefox menu (Windows and Linux).
  • Consolidated the various toolbar buttons into a single toolbar button that resembles the status bar panel. When upgrading to Firefox 29, this button is automatically added to the toolbar.
  • You can now toggle AVIM by pressing Ctrl twice in a row (⌃⌃ on the Mac), just like in AVIM for Chrome. AVIM plays a faint sound to alert you that it has been toggled. To adjust the volume, go to AVIM’s entry in about:addons and click the Options or Preferences button.
  • Firefox Sync can now keep AVIM preferences synchronized across different installations of Firefox and Firefox Mobile.
  • Fixed an issue in rich text controls where selecting text and pressing Backspace would delete one character too many.
  • Added a Brazilian Portuguese localization by Mauro José da Silva.
  • Added a Simplified Chinese localization by Wang.H.K.
  • Added support for iCloud.
  • Added support for Komodo Edit 8.x.
  • Added support for Silverlight 4 and above.
  • Added support for Eclipse’s Orion editor.
  • Added support for Ymacs, an emacs-style code editor.
  • Removed support for 280 Slides, which has gone offline.
  • The Script Monitor can now disable the Virtual Keyboard features at Google Tiếng Việt and Google Việt Nam.
  • Fixed an issue in the Ace editor that in some cases caused the current line to be executed as unprivileged JavaScript code.
  • Adopted the Silvermel version of the AVIM logo as the extension icon.

Version 20080728.495b 64.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 36.0, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.33, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 36.0

Changes since 20080728.489b:
  • Fixed an issue in Ace, 280 Slides, Orion, and Ymacs editors that in some cases caused the current line to be executed as unprivileged JavaScript code.
Changes since 20080728.468b:
  • Restored support for Google Docs text documents and presentations.
  • Added a Brazilian Portuguese localization by Mauro José da Silva.
  • Added support for Zoho Writer.
  • Added support for the Eclipse project’s Orion editor.
  • Added support for Ymacs, an emacs-style code editor.
Changes since 20080728.460b:
  • Fixed an issue that affected editing certain Google Docs text documents.
Changes since 20080728.450:
  • Added support for editing Google Docs text documents created in June 2010 or later (requires Firefox 4 or equivalent).
  • Fixed an issue in rich text controls where selecting text and pressing Backspace would delete one character too many.

Version 20080728.489b 64.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 36.0, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.33, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 36.0

Changes since 20080728.468b:
  • Restored support for Google Docs text documents and presentations.
  • Added a Brazilian Portuguese localization by Mauro José da Silva.
  • Added support for Zoho Writer.
  • Added support for the Eclipse project’s Orion editor.
  • Added support for Ymacs, an emacs-style code editor.
Changes since 20080728.460b:
  • Fixed an issue that affected editing certain Google Docs text documents.
Changes since 20080728.450:
  • Added support for editing Google Docs text documents created in June 2010 or later (requires Firefox 4 or equivalent).
  • Fixed an issue in rich text controls where selecting text and pressing Backspace would delete one character too many.

Version 20080728.468b 61.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 36.0, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.33, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 36.0

Changes since 20080728.460b:
  • Fixed an issue that affected editing certain Google Docs text documents.
Changes since 20080728.450:
  • Added support for editing Google Docs text documents created in June 2010 or later (requires Firefox 4 or equivalent).
  • Fixed an issue in rich text controls where selecting text and pressing Backspace would delete one character too many.

Version 20080728.460b 61.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 36.0, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.33, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 36.0

  • Added support for editing Google Docs text documents created in June 2010 or later (requires Firefox 4 or equivalent).
  • Fixed an issue in rich text controls where selecting text and pressing Backspace would delete one character too many.

Version 20080728.447b 59.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 36.0, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.33, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 36.0

Changes from 20080728.421b:
  • Improved the security of the Script Monitor and Silverlight support.
  • Added support for rectangular selection in Komodo IDE and Komodo Edit.
  • Added support for Ace, the successor to Bespin.
  • Added support for 280 Slides.
Changes from 20080728.402b:
  • Corrected a typo that prevented version AVIM from installing in most versions of Firefox.
  • Removed Bespin support, which is incompatible with recent “Bespin Reloaded” releases.
  • Removed the French and Chinese localizations, which are not being maintained.
  • Added support for the HTML5 URL and e-mail address controls.
Changes from 20080728.366:
  • Restored support for Firefox 2 after nearly two years. (Welcome back, Windows 98 users!) Older versions of other Mozilla-based applications are now supported too.
  • Added support for Firefox 4.
  • Renamed the “Auto” input method to “Mixed” to match Mudim.
  • Overhauled the preferences dialog. The reorganized and rewritten dialog is easier to understand and much more reliable. It also includes Script Monitor options that before were only accessible through about:config.
  • Added a Dutch localization by John Willemse.
  • Removed the French and Chinese localizations, which are not being maintained. If you are interested in bringing these localizations back, please contact Minh.
  • Improved the security of the Script Monitor and Silverlight support.
  • Added support for the HTML5 search box, URL, and e-mail address controls.
  • Shift+Backspace (Shift+Del on the Mac) now removes a diacritical mark from the preceding word like GoTiengVietFx does.
  • Added support for rectangular selection in Komodo IDE and Komodo Edit.
  • Added support for Ace, the successor to Bespin.
  • Added support for 280 Slides.
  • Moved the Mudim compatibility warning from AVIM’s preferences dialog to the main Add-ons window. (The compatibility warning is not available in Firefox 4.)
  • Added a help button to the preferences dialog that opens AVIM help documentation in a new window.
  • The Script Monitor can now disable Google Virtual Keyboard in webpages.
  • Added a button to Fennec’s right toolbar for enabling and disabling AVIM.
  • Fixed the input method menu in the options panel in Fennec.
  • Added an option to recognize password boxes to the options panel in Fennec.
  • Fixed a regression in SeaMonkey where icons would not appear for the toolbar buttons except in the Customize Toolbar dialog.

Version 20080728.421b 57.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 36.0, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.33, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 36.0

Changes from 20080728.402b:
  • Corrected a typo that prevented version AVIM from installing in most versions of Firefox.
  • Removed Bespin support, which is incompatible with recent “Bespin Reloaded” releases.
  • Added support for the HTML5 URL and e-mail address controls.
Changes from 20080728.366:
  • Restored support for Firefox 2 after nearly two years. (Welcome back, Windows 98 users!) Thunderbird 2 is now supported as well.
  • Added support for beta versions of Firefox 4.
  • Renamed the “Auto” input method to “Mixed” to match Mudim.
  • Overhauled the preferences dialog. The reorganized and rewritten dialog is easier to understand and much more reliable. It also includes script monitor options that before were only accessible through about:config.
  • Added a Dutch localization by John Willemse.
  • Added support for the HTML5 search box, URL, and e-mail address controls.
  • Shift+Backspace (Shift+Del on the Mac) now removes a diacritical mark from the preceding word like GoTiengVietFx does.
  • Removed Bespin support, which is incompatible with recent “Bespin Reloaded” releases.
  • Moved the Mudim compatibility warning from AVIM’s preferences dialog to the main Add-ons window. (The compatibility warning is not available in Firefox 4.)
  • Added a help button to the preferences dialog that opens AVIM help documentation in a new window.
  • The Script Monitor can now disable Google Virtual Keyboard in webpages.
  • Added a button to Fennec’s right toolbar for enabling and disabling AVIM.
  • Fixed the input method menu in the options panel in Fennec.
  • Added an option to recognize password boxes to the options panel in Fennec.
  • Fixed a regression in SeaMonkey where icons would not appear for the toolbar buttons except in the Customize Toolbar dialog.

Version 20080728.402b 63.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0a1 - 4.0b8pre, SeaMonkey 1.1a - 2.1b1, Thunderbird 2.0a1 - 3.3a1pre

  • Restored support for Firefox 2 after nearly two years. (Welcome back, Windows 98 users!) Thunderbird 2 is now supported as well.
  • Added support for beta versions of Firefox 4.
  • Renamed the “Auto” input method to “Mixed” to match Mudim.
  • Overhauled the preferences dialog. The reorganized and rewritten dialog is easier to understand and much more reliable. It also includes script monitor options that before were only accessible through about:config.
  • Added a Dutch localization by John Willemse.
  • Added support for the HTML5 search box control (requires Firefox 4).
  • Shift+Backspace (Shift+Del on the Mac) now removes a diacritical mark from the preceding word like GoTiengVietFx does.
  • Moved the Mudim compatibility warning from AVIM’s preferences dialog to the main Add-ons window. (The compatibility warning is not available in Firefox 4.)
  • Added a help button to the preferences dialog that opens AVIM help documentation in a new window.
  • The Script Monitor can now disable Google Virtual Keyboard in webpages.
  • Added a button to Fennec’s right toolbar for enabling and disabling AVIM.
  • Fixed the input method menu in the options panel in Fennec.
  • Added an option to recognize password boxes to the options panel in Fennec.
  • Fixed a regression in SeaMonkey where icons would not appear for the toolbar buttons except in the Customize Toolbar dialog.