Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Cleaning up and editing substandard code is a tedious chore, and my job is to QA hundreds of sites, day in, day out. As such, I was delighted to find FoxReplace, which replaces boredom with speed.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.13.3). 

replaces words in links Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Love this extension had great fun replacing words this last election only problem is that it replaces words in links and then I have to type in the right word.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.13.3). 

Very useful, incremental replace would greatly help Rated 4 out of 5 stars

I use this plugin to replace part of text in web based editors (such as etherpad, or yahoo mail). In some editors, such as google docs, the replace action is not detected by the editor. The undo works fine. The replace also works if there are multiple input fields (e.g. yahoo mail)

I'm mostly lacking the partial substitution. It might be difficult to implement because it would require user interaction, and may require to scroll the text. A useful alternative could be to replace only within the current text selection. Combined with the built-in search feature and "highlight all", this could be a good compromise to get the incremental replace feature.

Many thanks anyway for this very useful plugin!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.13.3). 

Exactly What I Needed Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I've been looking for something like this for ages, greasemonkey scripts just don't have the ease of use that this extension has and it's so useful... Combine this with an app such as Firebug to read the code in a site and your able to do almost anything to a page or site.

This app is so easy to use I picked it up in minutes :)

Note... The only negative comments I have is that in this version you can't duplicate lines without exporting to a .json file and editing it manually and it's a little slow to have to keep hitting edit on each line if your changing 20+ lines (my 1st script had 800 lines lol).

Overall one of "The Best" extensions I've seen in some time :)

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.13.3). 

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

As mentioned in previous comments, works perfectly if you have to replace entries in the complete text. However, I want to replace entries only in the selected text. Do let me know if I'm missing something that's already in place.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.13.3).  This user has a previous review of this add-on.

No More Boffins Rated 5 out of 5 stars

The Register likes to use the colloquialism "boffins" instead of "scientists". With this addon I can finally rid myself of that annoying word!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.13.2). 

Dangerous! Somewhat... Rated 4 out of 5 stars

The plugin has a nice interface and great options, if it only did the job. I need to replace a repetitive word in some 250+ Youtube video descriptions. I entered the rule and checked it to be applied on page load.
The I clicked to edit the description, the plugin replaced the text.
When I checked the video page, the text was also replaced. However, as soon as I disabled the plugin - the text was back to the original.
That means, at least for youtube, the plugin just changes the display of text in your own browser, but doesn't fill the form.
And that is very dangerous, because you may be sure that you've changed everything while in fact, you didn't.
The potential is great, but while the plugin just censors some text for your eyes only, it's useless.
And one more thing. On plugin removal the extensions.foxreplace.substitutionListJSON is still in the config, so the rules are all back if you reinstall the plugin. I don't know if it's a bug or a feature,

PS: MarcRA, thank you for replying so fast. To enable Save in Youtube you must fiddle with the text. After the replace is done, I made some other alterations and click save. The plugin-replaced text doesn't save in the form. The danger lies in that your browser shows an illusion, and other people see the real thing.
However, I found a work-around by switching to the mobile version of the site. And this time, the plugin works! So I guess it's the way how desktop Youtube site treats text input that's yet to be implemented in the plugin. Anyway, the workaround should still save a lot of effort, so thank you so much for the plugin.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.13.2). 

Did you click the "save" button after editing the form? If you didn't, then of course it didn't do any permanent change. If you did, then it may be a bug and you should report it at https://code.google.com/p/foxreplace/issues/list .

On the other hand, I don't see how this can be "dangerous".

PS: OK, I'm happy you could find a workaround. I'll take note on this problem to see if it can be solved.

Problem with Xanga Rated 3 out of 5 stars

This is excellent ... If it worked on all sites.

I tried replacing "abcdefgh" and "abcdefgh" at an HTML level to ensure nothing was modified on the page and my Xanga page loads differently when it replaces. The images and ad window do not not appear.

And since there is no HTML command of abcdefgh, nothing should be different at all. I am presuming you are using a different HTML viewer than the default Firefox one ?

Try as I explained here:
http://dw817.xanga.com/763293875/home/

Any chance of you getting it to work with Xanga ? Really would appreciate that. Seems to work all other sites so nice job on that !

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.12.2). 

I have tried it and the results are what you say. Can you please create a new issue at https://code.google.com/p/foxreplace/issues/list?

This add-on saved my life! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I used drupal on a site, and it had a ton of terms like TermName-suffix (where the suffix is the same all over). I had to edit them all to remove the "suffix", and there was no simple way to do this. I went into phpMyAdmin, searched for the "suffix" in the term table. Then I checked all results and clicked "edit". Then I installed this addon, and replaced all "suffix" on page with "blank space" - BAM! my work is done! I just had to click save and move on...

Granted I could have probably written and SQL query, but I hate wrestling with queries when on a deadline...

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.12.2). 

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

This Is The Plugin that all you guy must have it that all I Can said cuz i'm not good in english TY for Who developer this plugin

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.12.2). 

Useful, but could be improved Rated 4 out of 5 stars

It took me only a short time to figure out how FoxReplace works. It definitely made my work easier for one job that I was doing. Here are my suggestions to make it more useful. (1) Have an option to make replacements in the same capitalization as the word being replaced. (2) Have an option to replace the text in input fields only (or perhaps they're called form fields?). (3) The search/replace bar would be greatly enhanced if there could be more than one, even if the multiple bars take up window space. However, this add-on, as presently written, is better than nothing. Good work.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.12.2). 

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

This is a piece of lost gem!
We are actively using in the Loo Sites

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.12.2). 

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

flawless so far

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.12.2). 

good, but lacks usability. Rated 3 out of 5 stars

I recently started using FoxReplace but it lacks some essential functionality. I really need a quickbar to insert replacements as I browse webpages. I strongly recommend that spaces are NOT removed automatically. This makes word replacements a real pain since especially in the german language there are countless compound words that get mutilated. Will I have to use regular expressions for that?

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.12.2). 

I don't fully understand your problem, but have you tried using the whole words option? It should avoid cutting words in half.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

wow incridible addons very usefull, 5.5 star for you thanks a lot of

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.12.2). 

Just magic Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Functionality that saves hours of time. Who can argue with that? I teach using Moodle and when my course was moved onto a new server every single link was broken - to pages within my course, to images, to multimedia and text files ... I still have to make the changes to the HTML code on a page-by-page basis, but with up to a dozen links per page you can see how this saves time.Fantastic stuff!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.12.2). 

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Thank you.
I love this add-on

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.12.2). 

Absolutely fantastic Add-On! Rated 5 out of 5 stars

You can change simple texts and links or do bigger things like changing whole formats or filter/add things.
The fact that you can change also the source code of a site in many passes, especially with the possibility of regular expressions makes this Add-On very very powerful. You can recreate a site as you wish: Change time- or date formats, highlight, or change the order of things. Everything is possible.

A must-have if you wanna save a lot of time and work.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.12.2). 

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I was able to change my phone number in 600+ listings on my Yahoo store with just a few clicks. That's enough for me to give it 5 stars

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.12.2). 

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Thank you very much for this Add-on, I hate profanity. :)

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.12.2).