Clippings Version History

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Version 5.1rc3 335.1 kB Works with Firefox 45.0 and later, Thunderbird 45.0 and later

What's New in Clippings 5.1:
• Compatible with multi-process browser tabs in Firefox (sometimes referred to as Electrolysis or e10s)
• Other minor fixes

This release candidate fixes an issue with the sizing of the extension preferences dialog on Mac OS X, as well a cosmetic issue affecting the Clippings status bar icon in Thunderbird.

Version 5.1rc2 333.0 kB Works with Firefox 45.0 and later, Thunderbird 45.0 and later

What's New in Clippings 5.1:
• Compatible with multi-process browser tabs in Firefox (sometimes referred to as Electrolysis or e10s)
• Other minor fixes

Changes from 5.1 release candidate 1:
• Bug fix: Clippings toolbar icon is wrong on Windows 10

Version 5.1rc1 334.1 kB Works with Firefox 45.0 and later, Thunderbird 45.0 and later

What's New in Clippings 5.1:
• Compatible with multi-process browser tabs in Firefox (sometimes referred to as Electrolysis or e10s)
• Other minor fixes

Version 5.1b3 326.8 kB Works with Firefox 38.0 and later, Thunderbird 38.0 and later

What's New in 5.1 beta 3:
- Minor bug fixes
- Cosmetic fixes to icons to make them appear smoother on high-resolution displays
- Remove option to use tab-modal placeholder prompts if e10s is turned on

Version 5.0.2 295.4 kB Works with Firefox 31.0 and later, Thunderbird 31.0 and later

What's New:
• Added Dutch localization
• Bug fix: UI text in the extension preferences dialog (Data Source panel) for the Source Web Page Addresses groupbox was always in English on other locales

Version 5.1b2 296.3 kB Works with Firefox 38.0 and later, Thunderbird 38.0 and later

What's New in Clippings 5.1 beta 2:

- Improvements to compatibility with multi-process browser tabs in Firefox (sometimes referred to as Electrolysis or e10s). Usage of CPOWs (cross-process object wrappers) have been largely eliminated, improving performance in Firefox
- Partial fix to the issue in Firefox where placeholder prompts always appeared in a modal dialog, even if the setting to not block browser windows was turned on. This setting will be honored in non-e10s browser windows, but due to technical limitations the setting will be ignored if e10s is turned on

Version 5.0.1 293.6 kB Works with Firefox 31.0 and later, Thunderbird 31.0 and later

What's New:
• Bug fix: In Clippings Manager, cannot move folder by drag and drop
• Bug fix: The General tab panel of the extension preferences dialog is blank; this was occurring for the Finnish locale only

Version 5.1b1 291.7 kB Works with Firefox 31.0 and later, Thunderbird 31.0 and later

What's New in Clippings 5.1 beta 1:

- Compatible with multi-process browser tabs in Firefox (sometimes referred to as Electrolysis or e10s). However, CPOWs (cross-process object wrappers) are used in the background, which may cause minor performance issues with Firefox
- Bug fix: In Clippings Manager, can no longer change position of subfolder using drag and drop (issue #55)
- Other minor fixes

Version 5.0 288.6 kB Works with Firefox 31.0 and later, Thunderbird 31.0 and later

What's New in Clippings 5:

• Clipping color labels
• New name search mode lets you quickly locate a clipping that you want to paste by typing its name and selecting it from an autocomplete menu. To activate it, press CTRL+ALT+V (or Command+Option+V on Mac OS X). Switch between shortcut key and name search modes by pressing the TAB key
• Save the source URL (web address) of a clipping. In the New Clipping dialog, click Options and select the checkbox option "Save the address of the source web page". Available for Firefox only
• Placeholders with default values. Example: $[placeholderName{defaultValue}]. When pasting a clipping with such a placeholder, the dialog prompt will supply a default value which you can accept or change
• Placeholders with multiple selectable values. Example: $[placeholderName{value1|value2|value3|...}]. When pasting a clipping with such a placeholder, the dialog prompt will display a drop-down menu where you can select from the available values
• New Placeholder Toolbar in Clippings Manager, for novice users discovering the convenience of placeholders. Turn it on by clicking Tools → Placeholder Bar in Clippings Manager
• You can now insert a clipping directly from the shortcut key help window, if accessed from the shortcut key prompt
• Improvements to Clippings Manager to maximize the area in the window for editing your clippings. The details pane (with the shortcut key, label and source web page address of a clipping) is hidden by default; to display it, select Tools → Show/Hide → Details Pane
• A fresh new look for the Clippings toolbar button in Firefox and Thunderbird, the Clippings context menu and Clippings Manager
• Visual enhancements to the Clippings context menu on Linux
• Many other improvements to keep Clippings up to date with current and next few releases of Firefox and Thunderbird

Things You Should Know About:

Clippings now requires Firefox/Thunderbird version 31 or newer. If you have an older version of either application, you must upgrade it first to install and enjoy the new features of Clippings 5.

Users of Firefox Beta and Firefox Developer Edition: Clippings is not yet compatible with multi-process browser tabs (a.k.a. Electrolysis or e10s) in Firefox. This will be addressed in an upcoming release. In the meantime, turn off multi-process tabs, or open a non-e10s browser window to continue using Clippings.

Version 5.0rc2 288.5 kB Works with Firefox 31.0 and later, Thunderbird 31.0 and later

This second release candidate build of Clippings 5.0 fixes a few cosmetic bugs. Unless there are any further last-minute issues, this will become the release-to-web build of Clippings 5.

What's New in Clippings 5.0:

- Clipping labels. You can label your clippings by color
- Save the source URL (web page address) of a clipping at the time it is created. This works when creating a clipping from text on a web page; in the New Clipping dialog, click Options and select the checkbox option "Save the address of the source page". Available for Firefox only
- You can now paste a clipping by searching for it by name and then selecting it from an autocomplete menu. Activate clipping search mode the same way the shortcut key paste mode is activated: press CTRL+ALT+V (or Command+Option+V on Mac OS X). Switch between shortcut key and search-by-name modes by pressing the TAB key
- Placeholders with default values. Example: $[placeholderName{defaultValue}]. When pasting a clipping with such a placeholder, the dialog prompt will supply a default value which you can accept or change.
- Placeholders with multiple selectable values. Example: $[placeholderName{value1|value2|value3|...}]. When pasting a clipping with such a placeholder, the dialog prompt will display a drop-down menu where you can select from the available values.
- New Placeholder Toolbar in Clippings Manager, to make it easier for novice users to insert placeholders into a clipping. Turn it on by clicking Tools -> Placeholder Bar in Clippings Manager
- Show or hide the details pane (with the shortcut key, label and source web page address of a clipping) in Clippings Manager. The details pane is hidden by default; to display it, select Tools → Show/Hide → Details Pane
- You can now insert a clipping directly from the shortcut key listing dialog, if invoked from CTRL+ALT+V (or Command+Option+V on Mac OS X)

Version 5.0rc1 291.3 kB Works with Firefox 31.0 and later, Thunderbird 31.0 and later

What's New in Clippings 5.0:

- Clipping labels. You can label your clippings by color
- Save the source URL (web page address) of a clipping at the time it is created. This works when creating a clipping from text on a web page; in the New Clipping dialog, click Options and select the checkbox option "Save the address of the source page". Available for Firefox only
- You can now paste a clipping by searching for it by name and then selecting it from an autocomplete menu. Activate clipping search mode the same way the shortcut key paste mode is activated: press CTRL+ALT+V (or Command+Option+V on Mac OS X). Switch between shortcut key and search-by-name modes by pressing the TAB key
- Placeholders with default values. Example: $[placeholderName{defaultValue}]. When pasting a clipping with such a placeholder, the dialog prompt will supply a default value which you can accept or change.
- Placeholders with multiple selectable values. Example: $[placeholderName{value1|value2|value3|...}]. When pasting a clipping with such a placeholder, the dialog prompt will display a drop-down menu where you can select from the available values.
- New Placeholder Toolbar in Clippings Manager, to make it easier for novice users to insert placeholders into a clipping. Turn it on by clicking Tools -> Placeholder Bar in Clippings Manager
- Show or hide the details pane (with the shortcut key, label and source web page address of a clipping) in Clippings Manager. The details pane is hidden by default; to display it, select Tools → Show/Hide → Details Pane
- You can now insert a clipping directly from the shortcut key listing dialog, if invoked from CTRL+ALT+V (or Command+Option+V on Mac OS X)

Version 5.0b3.1-let-fixed 295.1 kB Works with Firefox 31.0 and later, Thunderbird 31.0 and later

What's New in Beta 3:

Mostly bug fixes:
- Bug fix: In Clippings Manager, handle the tree list selection change when the source URL edit is not saved (issue #44). If a clipping's source URL is being edited, and then another clipping or folder is selected without clicking OK (the button with the checkmark icon), the changes are automatically saved. The edit is automatically discarded if the source URL is not a valid URL.
- Bug fix: Clicking Cancel in shortcut key prompt doesn't cancel (issue #48)
- Bug fix: Redo clipping creation doesn't restore source URL or color label (issue #49)
- Bug fix: Label palette doesn't appear correctly on Linux (issue #50)
- Bug fix: Error on startup in Thunderbird 44, causing the Clippings context menu to not show any clippings (issue #43)
- Removed usage of the FUEL/STEEL library
- Other minor fixes

Version 5.0b2 305.6 kB Works with Firefox 24.0 and later, Thunderbird 24.0 and later

What's New in Beta 2:

- You can now insert a clipping directly from the shortcut key listing dialog, if invoked from CTRL+ALT+V (or Command+Option+V on Mac OS X)
- Show or hide the details pane (with the shortcut key, label and source web page address of a clipping) in Clippings Manager. The details pane is hidden by default; to display it, select Tools → Show/Hide → Details Pane
- Improvements to icons in Clippings Manager and extension preferences dialog

Version 5.0b1 300.3 kB Works with Firefox 24.0 and later, Thunderbird 24.0 and later

What's New:

- New toolbar icon for Firefox and Thunderbird, new icons for the Clippings context menu, Clippings Manager, and extension preferences dialog
- Options to include source web page addresses when exporting clippings, and remove all source web page addresses from any clippings that have them
- Bug fix: label picker palette didn't display properly on Mac OS X

Version 5.0a2 251.3 kB Works with Firefox 24.0 and later, Thunderbird 24.0 and later

This release fixes a few issues that were discovered in alpha 1, and introduces a few new features:

- A new option to paste a clipping by searching for it by name and then selecting it from an autocomplete menu. Activate clipping search mode the same way the shortcut key paste mode is activated: press CTRL+ALT+V (or Command+Option+V on Mac OS X). Switch between shortcut key and search-by-name modes by pressing the TAB key
- New Placeholder Bar in Clippings Manager, to make it easier for novice users to insert placeholders into a clipping. Turn it on by clicking Tools -> Placeholder Bar in Clippings Manager
- Bug fix: Placeholder prompt dialog didn't appear when the default value of the placeholder contained spaces
- Bug fix: In Clippings Manager, the source URL of a clipping was blank (instead of displaying "None") when there was no source URL on the clipping

Version 5.0a1 236.4 kB Works with Firefox 24.0 and later, Thunderbird 24.0 and later

- Clipping labels. You can label your clippings by color
- Save the source URL (web page address) of a clipping at the time it is created. This works when creating a clipping from text on a web page; in the New Clipping dialog, click Options and select the checkbox option "Save the URL of the source page". Available for Firefox only
- Redesigned New Clipping dialog
- Placeholders with default values. Example: $[placeholderName{defaultValue}]. When pasting a clipping with such a placeholder, the dialog prompt will supply a default value which you can accept or change.
- Placeholders with multiple selectable values. Example: $[placeholderName{value1|value2|value3|...}]. When pasting a clipping with such a placeholder, the dialog prompt will display a drop-down menu where you can select from the available values.


Things You Should Know About:

- The clipping label picker on Mac OS X does not display correctly.
- Debugging functionality has been temporarily enabled for this alpha release. You may notice verbose logging in the browser console and repeated beeps when editing a clipping in Clippings Manager.

Version 4.1.2.1-signed 226.1 kB Works with Firefox 24.0 and later, Thunderbird 24.0 and later

What's New:

- Fixed an error that was appearing at browser startup in Firefox 36 nightly builds
- Other maintenance fixes

Version 4.1.1.1-signed 226.1 kB Works with Firefox 24.0 and later, Thunderbird 24.0 and later

- Bug fix: Clippings does not work (missing context menu item, shortcut key prefix unresponsive) on Firefox 35 nightly build
- Bug fix: Shortcut key list is duplicated when Print or Save is repeatedly invoked in the Clippings Shortcut Keys window
- Other minor fixes

Version 4.1.1-signed 226.1 kB Works with Firefox 24.0 and later, Thunderbird 24.0 and later

- Integration with the new Firefox Australis user interface
- The auto-incrementing placeholder reset menu now appears in the Clippings submenu of the browser textbox or message compose context menu, instead of the context menu on the Clippings icon
- Bug fix: Placeholder prompt does not appear if the placeholder name contains special characters
- Cosmetic improvements to the Clippings Manager user interface, especially on Mac OS X
- Removed the option to export to Clippings 1.x format
- New extension icon for the Add-ons Manager listing

Version 4.0.1.1-signed 220.8 kB Works with Firefox 17.0 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

- Bug fix: Disappearing clippings after upgrade to version 4.0

Version 3.2.1-signed 193.7 kB Works with Firefox 14.0 and later, Thunderbird 14.0 and later

- Compatible with Firefox and Thunderbird version 14 or newer. Clippings is no longer compatible with Firefox 3.6 or Thunderbird 3.1
- Bug fix: Missing Clippings submenu on the context menu since Firefox and Thunderbird 14
- Mac OS X shortcut key prefix has been changed to Command+Option. Previously, it was Control+Option, but it stopped working in a previous Firefox/Thunderbird release.

Version 3.1.7.1-signed 174.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

- Updated Swedish translation
- Bug fix: Shortcut key prefix is different on Swedish locale. This is fixed so that it is now CTRL+ALT+V, as advertised.

Version 3.1.6.1-signed 174.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 and later

- Bug fix: Missing entries in chrome manifest for Danish and Swedish localizations

Version 3.1.5.1-signed 174.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 and later

- Bug fix: Clippings Manager window position and size not being remembered. Fixed on Windows and Linux
- Bug fix: In the New Clipping dialog and the Clippings Manager window, the "Text" textbox scrolls unexpectedly when focused (Firefox 4 and newer)
- Bug fix: Can no longer drag and drop text into Clippings Manager list
- Other minor fixes
- Added Danish and Swedish translations

Version 3.1.4.1-signed 186.4 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 and later

- Bug fix: Clippings sub-menu sometimes not appearing in context menu on Firefox 4
- New toolbar button for Firefox 4, which has the same functionality as the status bar icon on Firefox 3.6 and older. To add it to a toolbar, right-click on any toolbar and select Customize, then drag the Clippings toolbar button to the desired toolbar. The Clippings toolbar button can also be added to the Add-on Bar.

Version 3.1.3 192.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 - 4.0b10, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.1.*

- Compatible with Firefox 4 beta 6

Version 3.1.2 195.6 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.6.*, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.1.*

* Added ability to adjust the Clippings Manager tree list width; click and drag the splitter to the right of the tree list to change the width
* If a clipping contains multiple occurrences of the same placeholder, you will only be prompted once for the placeholder value

Version 3.1.1 196.6 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.6.*, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.1.*

* Compatible with Firefox 3.6.x and Thunderbird 3.0.x
* Minor bug fixes

Version 3.1 196.6 kB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.6.*, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.0.*

What's New:

* Paste clippings without overwriting the clipboard
* Paste clippings containing HTML tags as rich text. Users can choose to paste as rich text or plain text (with HTML tags and character entities intact).
* New extension preferences dialog (Tools → Add-ons, select Clippings in the list of installed extensions → click Options)
* Clippings icon now appears in the status bar of Thunderbird's message view window

Version 3.0.2 178.2 kB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.1b2, Thunderbird 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

What's new in this release:

* Bug fix: Clippings context menu not displaying clippings when Menu Editor installed
* Display an error message if clippings paste fails