Drag & DropZones Version History

24 versions

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Version 1.7.1 105.3 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 - 56.*

1. Removing usage of "for each" statements
2. Announcing WebExtension replacement

Version 1.7.0 105.1 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 - 56.*

1. Fixes issues with FF 50.0

Version 1.6.9 98.8 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 - 56.*

1. Updating context menu icons to 32px to match with the search icons.

Version 1.6.7 90.9 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 - 47.*

Version 1.6.5 89.9 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 - 46.0

1. Fixing search engines and context menu actions are not drag-able anymore.
2. Fixing context menu actions are not working anymore.
3. A few UI glitches are fixed.

Version 1.6.3 88.5 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 - 32.0

1. Fixes compatibility bug with Firefox 43.0

Version 86.3 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 - 43.*

1. A bug related to "Search Engines" and "Context menu actions" are not selectable in Firefox 30.0 is fixed.

Version 81.5 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 - 32.0

Version 81.4 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 - 27.*

Bugfix that caused dragging not to work in the settings window. This really really really was my last update ;)

Version 81.4 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 - 19.0a1

Updated for compatibility, fixed AMO policy warnings and automated test errors where possible one final time before really really calling end of life for Drag & DropZones...

Version 81.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 15.*

v If anything is dropped outside of any of the configured dropzones than allow the event to bubble on so Firefox or any other extension can handle the drop
v Repackaged extension, updated install and chome manifest to no longer include a jar structure
v Tested on Firefox 6

Version 49.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 6.*

v Mark the drag & drop operation has handled when dropping text outside of any zone. Previous behavior caused a default Firefox search to be initiated on the dropped text which was likely not wanted behavior for people trying to "cancel" the D&DZones operation
v Display a visual region in the settings window when selection 4x4, 6x6 or 8x8 grid size
v Made the options window open faster
v Bugfix: Grid size no longer listened to the setting but always used "auto"

Version 49.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 4.0.*

v Bugfix: New TinEye support broke D&DZones when TinEye was not installed... Ouch.

Version 49.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 4.0.*

v Added support for TinEye reversed image searching
v Added more support for context menu images
v Bugfix: Use for images and Use for links settings did not always work, sometimes a dragged image would still trigger the DropZones

Version 49.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 4.0.*

v Tries to also display the image of context menu actions
v Searches now open relative to the current tab (if set so by default in Firefox browser.tabs.insertRelatedAfterCurrent)
v Used search engines and CM actions are colored blue instead of gray in the settings window for better understanding
v Also disable Drag & DropZones while holding down the CTRL key
v Added better support to work along with my own Web Search Pro's context menu actions
v Bugfix: Fixed issues with (partial) link dragging not working as expected in searches
v Rewritten setTimeout calls as per AMO policy
v Made compatible with Firefox 4

Version 49.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.6.*

v Searching for a links anchor (text) no longer worked.
v Fixed some migration (preferences to sqlite) issues that were reported.
v The replace context menu feature is now off by default (new users), can still be switched on in the settings window.
v Added an about:config preference to disable the new CTRL + SHIFT + click feature (extensions.dendzones.activateonctrlshiftclick)

Version 1.5 49.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.6.*

v Implemented per dropzone coloring.
v Added context menu replacement feature allowing you to initiate Drag & DropZones by right clicking on something.
v Expanded the maximum number of zones from 64 to 100.
v Exposed all about:config features in the settings window (search results in new/current tab or new window, activate tab, use D&DZones for text/images/links).
v Added option to force a grid size or to let it determine the smallest fitting grid automatically.
v Right click and ESC now always cancel the D&DZones operation.
v Store Dropzone data in SQLite database instead of a preference.
v Added CTRL + SHIFT clicking on something to activate the dropzones.
v Added ar, ar-SA, cs-CZ, da-DK, ga-IE, hu-HU, lt-LT, pt-PT, sk-SK, sr-RS, tr-TR, uk-UA, nl and ro translations.
v Bugfix, dragging images that were also a link did not work for e.g. Save image as...
v Tested for compatibility with Firefox 3.6 final.
v Enclosed loose JavaScript variables as per AMO policy.

Version 1.2.6 42.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.5.*

v Adjust the Dropzone's font size a bit when using more/less zones.
v Tested on Firefox 3.5 final.

Version 1.2.5 42.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.1b2

v Better support for more variations of context menu actions. (context menu items without an id and more cm items that are generated dynamically, still not all... But more)

Version 1.2.4 43.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.1b2

v Implemented new/current/background/foreground tab settings (about:config preferences only until the next translated release)
v The text color of a dropzone is now being calculated so that it will be a decent contrasting color.
v Apply a visual indicator for which search engines/context menu actions are already in use or not.
v Added pl-PL translation.
v Tested and made compatible with Firefox 3.1b2
v Bugfix: Set the z-index of the dropzones to a higher for sites like lifehacker.

Version 1.2.3 42.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*

v Bugfix: Fixed problems with dropzone grid changes clearing after you re-opened the settings window.
v Bugfix: Misc problems occurred after dragging holding down SHIFT (to temporarily disable D&DZones).

Changes from 1.2: (released 1.2.3 before 1.2 got reviewed)
v (Finally) found a way to DOM inject the dropzones correctly on frameset pages and other special types of sites which caused the DropZones grid not to be full screen.
v Bugfix: Mouse position problem when you had a gap between zones and iframes below that gap...
v Bugfix: Fixed some more issues with populating the context menu actions list, and using them.
v Bugfix: DropZone label now wraps to the next line (which is poorly visible sometimes)
v Bugfix: DropZones become transparent for a short moment even when all opacity values are set to 1.
v Bugfix: D&DZones also where not activated if the url contained the word "chrome" it should of course only block chrome:// urls...

Version 1.1 38.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*

v Added the feature that allows you to select context menu actions as DropZones.
v Added editable transparency for DropZones (available in 1.0.2 as about:config preference).
v Added delay before show of DropZones (available in 1.0.2 as about:config preference).
v Added option to not switch the current Search Engine after using D&DZones (available in 1.0.2 as about:config preference).
v Added de-DE translation.
v Made compatible with Firefox 3
v Bugfix: When the search toolbar is hidden, it always searches using the default engine.
v Bugfix: Disable Drag & DropZones on chrome:// pages.
v Renamed to Drag & DropZones (instead of Drag & DropZone Searching)

Version 1.0.1 30.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0a1

v Added sv-SE, fr-FR and it-IT translations
v Set the Firefox Search Engine manager as the optionsurl in install.rdf (so you can access that window from the Add-on Option button)