Dictionary Tooltip Version History

17 versions

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Version 1.7.1-signed 241.7 kB Works with Firefox 4.0b1 and later

- Made it compatible with FF 4.0
- Added new preference/option to show popup upon clicking on the small icon
- Improved to avoid accidental popups

Version 1.6.1 232.4 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.6.*

- Made it compatible with Firefox 3.6
- Changed the interface to add new dictionaries/sites and setting options.

Version 1.5 135.2 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.5.*

- Now Supports Firefox v3.5
- Improved the interface
- Fixed couple of major bugs

Version 1.3 73.7 kB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*

Compatible with Firefox 3.0

Version 1.1.2 64.5 kB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

Fixes the bug found on Mac and some versions of linux.

If you still have problems like "Error opening input stream (invalid filename?", install v1.1.3 from the website.

Version 0.9.2.5 22.5 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0.0.*

- Updated to work with Firefox 2.0
- Adds a small icon before showing the definition. It helps the users to copy the double-clicked word.
- Updated some filters

Version 0.9.1 21.5 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

Added a new dictionary "dictionary.cambridge.org" to the list.

Version 0.9 19.5 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

*Added a textbox where one can type the word and see its definition.

Version 0.8 19.5 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

*Added couple of japanese dictionaries(http://e-words.jp, http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/) and a malay dictionary(http://www.karyanet.com.my). Also, added the thesaurus (http://www.thesaurus.com).

*Fixed a bug. Now it works in pages with frames also (ex. gmail).

*Added a full screen button. Clicking on which opens a new tab with the dictionary url. (Thanks to Yukichi for adding this and also the japanese dictionaries) .

Version 0.7.2 18.4 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

*Now works for Firefox beta 1.5rc
*Added two new dictionaries www.answers.com, www2.alc.co.jp
*Added japanese locale information

Version 0.7.1 17.4 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.4.1

* Fixed a security bug and enhanced the selection of the word (removed the special characters from the word while searching, etc)

* Provided an option for resetting the dictionaries in the options box. This would default to the "www.thefreedictionary.com".

* Added Chinese dictionary(cdict.giga.net.tw), Japanese (dict.regex.info), google define and google websearch for the selected text, babylon dictionary(info.babylon.com).

Version 0.6 14.3 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.4

*Removed the page-load bug....
*Put the "close button" for the tooltip....
*Fixed the right-click "View Definition" bug.....
*Added more dictionaries eg. dict.org, dict.leo.org, www.urbandictionary.com, vdict.com, en.wiktionary.org

Version 0.5.1 11.3 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.4

1. Added locales fr-FR, it-IT in this version...

2. Provided support for Firefox 1.5 beta and Mozilla Suite
3. Customizable keyboard shortcut-key in the options box (ctrl+shift+D is default). Restart the browser or open a new window for the shortcut-key to become active.
4. Gives an option "View Definition" in the right-click context menu (useful for viewing the meaning of any hyperlinks)
5. Gives an option to use "Ctrl" key along with "double-click" (double-click may be used for selecting the word as usual. Ctrl+double-click can give its definition in the tooltip)
6. Provides an ability to specify the dimensions of the tooltip in the options
7. Fixed the tooltip history problem (not entirely though)(DO NOT USE BACK, FORWARD, RELOAD BUTTONS WHEN THE TOOLTIP IS ACTIVE. Close the tooltip and navigate as you like)
8. Fixed the problems with Firefox, TabMix, DictionarySearch
9. Last but not the least, provided support for different dictionaries like www.dictionary.com, www.wordreference.com, dictionaries.travlang.com. Also translation from English to different languages like Spanish, French, Italian, German, Dutch

Version 0.5 11.3 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.4

1. Provided support for Firefox 1.5 beta and Mozilla Suite
2. Customizable keyboard shortcut-key in the options box (ctrl+shift+D is default)
3. Gives an option "View Definition" in the right-click context menu (useful for viewing the meaning of any hyperlinks)
4. Gives an option to use "Ctrl" key along with "double-click" (double-click may be used for selecting the word as usual. Ctrl+double-click can give its definition in the tooltip)
5. Provides an ability to specify the dimensions of the tooltip in the options
6. Fixed the tooltip history problem (not entirely though)(DO NOT USE BACK, FORWARD, RELOAD BUTTONS WHEN THE TOOLTIP IS ACTIVE. Close the tooltip and navigate as you like)
7. Fixed the problems with Firefox, TabMix, DictionarySearch
8. Last but not the least, provided support for different dictionaries like www.dictionary.com, www.wordreference.com, dictionaries.travlang.com. Also translation from English to different languages like Spanish, French, Italian, German, Dutch

Version 0.4.1 8.2 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.0+

Added the "locale" information for the French and Italian languages. Hopefully soon there will be a few upgrades with some of the suggested features. Thanks for the suggestions.

Version 0.4 5.1 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.0+

fixed the "scroll bar" bug...

Version 0.3 5.1 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.0+