Googlebar Lite Version History

62 versions

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Version 4.7.3 114.7 kB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.6.*

+ Major code cleanup. The global JavaScript namespace is no longer polluted with all of Googlebar Lite's variable and function names, and code has been made more efficient in some cases.
+ Bumped the maxVersion to 3.6.* to support Firefox 3.6 builds
+ Search terms are now cleared when exiting private browsing mode.
+ The hidden preference for Google's sandbox search engine has been removed, since Google is no longer offering this sandbox to the public.
+ Updated the Russian (ru-RU) locale
+ Updated the Chinese Traditional (zh-TW) locale
+ Updated the Czech (cs-CZ) locale
+ Bug Fix: The "single click in search box selects all search terms" option now uses native Firefox functionality, fixing several auto-selection problems in Linux.
+ Bug Fix: Dragging empty text to the search box no longer causes a blank entry to be added to the search history.
+ Bug Fix: Dragging text into the search box now opens a new tab if the "open search results in a new tab" and "automatically search on drag and drop" options are both set.
+ Bug Fix: Search terms are now cleared properly after customizing the Firefox toolbars

Version 4.7.2 113.7 kB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.5.*

Version 4.7.2 adds two new search types: Product search (formally known as 'Froogle' search), and Finance search.

Version 4.7.1 110.6 kB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.5.*

Version 4.7.1 changes:

+ Support has been added for Google's new Caffeine search engine, via a hidden preference (set "googlebar_lite.use_sandbox" to true in about:config)
+ Bug Fix: Drag and drop did not work properly in Firefox 3.5.x
+ Bug Fix: The Up button menu now provides the full range of options for https URLs
+ Bug Fix: Highlighted search terms should no longer cause unwanted line breaks or font-size changes on certain sites

Version 4.6.9 109.6 kB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.5.*

This release adds support for Firefox 3.5 builds.

Version 4.6.8 109.6 kB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*

Version 4.6.8 fixes a bug where the tool-tip suppression code introduced back in version 4.3 has started to cause problems. Occasionally, Googlebar Lite could cause Firefox menus to stop responding. The problematic code has been removed. A new Polish (pl-PL) localization has also been added.

Version 4.6.7 106.5 kB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*

Version 4.6.7 fixes a bug that caused the up-button menu items to not work correctly in Firefox 3.

Version 4.6.6 106.5 kB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*

Version 4.6.6. adds support for the new Firefox 3.0 RC1 build.

Version 4.6.5 106.5 kB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0pre

Version 4.6.5 adds Firefox 3.0pre support, fixes several bugs, adds an additional Czech (cs-CZ) translation, and makes several minor improvements.

Version 4.6.4 102.4 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0.0.*

Version 4.6.4 fixes a bug where, in some specific cases, the onLocationChange listener threw uncaught exceptions, causing the forward and back buttons in Firefox to stop functioning. A new Greek localization has also been added.

Version 4.6.3 99.3 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0.0.*

This release features two regression fixes:

+ Bug Fix: An uncaught exception in the new URL parsing logic (added in 4.6.2) was causing the URL bar in Firefox to act incorrectly when a new tab was opened.
+ Bug Fix: The new URL parsing was too strict. Because of this, search terms were not being updated appropriately on non-web searches (image searches, group searches, etc.).

Version 4.6.1 98.3 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0.0.*

This release fixes two small bugs:

* Fixed a problem with highlighting on pages that contain frames.
* Fixed a strict JavaScript parsing error.

Version 4.6 98.3 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0.0.*

Version 4.6 adds a number of new features: an optional toolbar button to toggle toolbar visibility, a new option to set the top-level domain across all search types, a customizable keyboard shortcut for setting search box focus, and more!

Version 4.5.1 95.2 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0.0.*

Version 4.5.1 fixes several bugs in the Italian localization.

Version 4.5 95.2 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0.0.*

Version 4.5 adds video search, scholar search, drag and drop support, a new French localization, bug fixes, and more.

Version 4.4 88.1 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0.0.*

Version 4.4 adds support for the latest Firefox 2.0 nightly builds, a new Croatian (hr-HR) localization, a bug fix, and other miscellaneous changes.

Version 4.3.1 89.1 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0b2

Version 4.3.1 adds Bon Echo beta 2 support, as well as a new Arabic (ar) translation.

Version 4.3 86.0 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0b1

Version 4.3 fixes a number of bugs, including a low-risk security vulnerability. Also note that three locales from version 4.2 are not included with this release: fr-FR, pt-BR, and sv-SE. Hopefully they will be reincluded in a future release.

Version 4.2 96.3 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0

Version 4.2 fixes the 'disappearing search box' bug, addds support for the Bon Echo alpha builds, and adds two new translations (Slovak and Chinese Simplified).

Version 4.1.2 90.1 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

Version 4.1.2 fixes a few problems with the Spanish and Russian locales.

Version 4.1.1 90.1 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

Version 4.1.1 fixes a small problem with the German (de-DE) locale.

Version 4.1 91.1 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

Version 4.1 includes 11 bug fixes (some of which are fairly major), 3 new translations, and a few new options.

Version 4.0.1 76.8 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

Version 4.0.1 fixes a translation error in the German locale, and makes some updates to the Italian locale.

Version 4.0 76.8 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

Version 4.0 introduces a brand new search history system. Features include: search term auto-completion (inline completion is optional), ability to disable search history entirely, and virtually unlimited search term history size. Lots of other new features have also been added: new options, new icons, and more. And several bugs have been squashed, so update today!

Version 3.3 76.8 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

Version 3.3 features two bug fixes. The previous version (3.2), which did not appear at this site, included a number of new features and bug fixes. See the Googlebar Lite homepage for further details.

Version 3.1 74.8 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

Version 3.1 adds Firefox 1.5 RC-1 support, adds Google Maps search to the context menu, and fixes several bugs.

Version 3.0.1 71.7 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.4.1

Version 3.0 adds Firefox 1.5 beta 1 and 2 support, Google Maps search, a new Swedish (sv-SE) translation, bug fixes, and more! The full change log is available at the Googlebar Lite homepage. Version 3.0.1 fixes a problem with the Chinese (zh-TW) translation.

Version 2.2 68.6 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.0+

Version 2.2 adds the Paste and Search feature, a new option to disable the Clear Search History prompt, several bug fixes, and more. The full change log is available at the Googlebar Lite homepage.

Version 2.1.1 67.6 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.0+

Version 2.1.1 fixes a cosmetic issue introduced in 2.1 where blank space mistakenly appears at the end of the toolbar.

Version 2.1 67.6 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.0+

Version 2.1 fixes several bugs and adds a new "Cached Snapshot of This Link" feature to the context menu. The entire change log is available at the Googlebar Lite home page.

Version 2.0 66.6 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.0+

Version 2.0 adds the ability to move the Googlebar Lite toolbar around in the browser. A new Spanish translation is also now available. The download page at the Googlebar Lite homepage has the full change log.