Rated 5 out of 5 stars
I don't know why, but "Context Peek" disappears from the context menu when the "Menu Editor" extension is installed. It's not just hidden, it's gone.
Edit: Thanks for your reply. You're probably right, there is something wrong with the "Menu Editor" extension. Unfortunately, there are no other menu editor extensions at the moment. I have a cluttered context menu and this really slows down the use of Context Peek.
Unfortunately, it appears to be a known issue with the "Menu Editor" extension which breaks the context menu. Since "Menu Editor" isn't updated recently, you may want to try other menu editor extension that's compatible with all "No Restart" add-ons.
Rated 2 out of 5 stars
cool, but it is a memory and cpu hog (on my pc) even when not in use but just loaded.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.3).
A new version of this add on has been submitted to address performance issues with the new versions of Firefox
Doesn't really work Rated 2 out of 5 stars
This doesn't really work. I tried to preview a few different things, but the window that popped up never showed anything in it. I probably would have given it more of a chance but the constant clicking was annoying.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.3).
A newer version has been submitted to address performance and other issues. If you needed any assistance for any URL, please refer to the updated online peek services page from the add on, or send me an email with the URL being tried to configure.
Clarifying Rated 5 out of 5 stars
I am sorry I wasn't clear enough earlier. I had already added mobile wikipedia to Context peek before I wrote the previous review.
What I intended to say was that if you add either mobile wikipedia or a text only preview of wikipedia alongwith ctrl+Rclick hotkey, yours will be the fastest yet the most unobtrusive preview addon available.
I use Interclue too which is fast,but I have to put up with a hovering icon everywhere. Similiar problems exist with Cool previews. Your addon could be the best of them all if you incorporate the features I have suggested while keeping the context menu entry you already have. The context menu will also be useful if one wants to add more than 3 search engines(assuming you enable 3 hotkeys for Ctrl/Alt/Shift+Rclick).
Your addon is the least obtrusive of them all, but the context menu is not my preferred way to launch a preview pane.It just takes longer than gesture or hotkey based launch methods. Also, it clutters our already cluttered context menu.
You really seem to know how to build a good addon, that is why I wrote to you. Your addon has potential - Go for it!
Gotcha! Thanks for the detail. Definitely, I'll consider adding hotkeys to save clicks if it makes life easier...
Could potentially become VERY useful Rated 3 out of 5 stars
Context Peek could be one of those rare "must have" add-ons, maybe even one of the kinds that becomes integrated... However, it has to overcome a couple of flaws first.
1) It really needs to let the user control the size of its window, preferably based on each individual entry since they won't all need the same amount of room. On my system, it was only big enough to show maybe 1/5 of its Translator, and I don't use particularly large fonts.
2) It should have a "test" area for trying out commands and/or implement changes/additions right away, not ignore them until Firefox restarts like it does now. When a person's work doesn't do what's expected, it's pretty rare for them to figure out how to 'fix' it without some trial-and-error -- waiting for Firefox to restart after every attempt to see if the changes worked would be a tedious time-waster.
Very nice Rated 4 out of 5 stars
I second jamesbond123456789 on all he wrote, including the need for window move and resize (that's why I gave only 4 stars).This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.1.2).
Very Useful Rated 5 out of 5 stars
It's a cool concept that works. A big time saver. Ability to add just about any other site to the context menu is a BIG +
Need the ability to move and resize the pop-up window as opposed to always showing up in the middle of the window all the time.