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Version 4.1.1 1002.3 KiB Works with Firefox 43.0 - 56.*

- Just last minute bugfixes, mainly in style (overlapping Firefox and Min,Max,Close buttons)
- Also adjusted custom-bkg-color feature.

Version 4.1.0 1002.2 KiB Works with Firefox 43.0 - 56.*

- New option "Just go back/Fw" (and no popup)
- Several fixed and compatibility updates.
- Some performance improvement.

Version 4.0.7 992.7 KiB Works with Firefox 43.0 - 56.*

- Some new customization features (see options dialog) and other improved ones
- Several fixed and compatibility updates! Works well with
Fx Developer Edition 57+ ! with pref: "extensions.legacy.enabled" turned on

Version 4.0.5 668.9 KiB Works with Firefox 43.0 - 56.*

  • Several fixes and compatibility updates, especially in new Dynamic & Floating Toolbars!
  • Version 4.0.1 662.8 KiB Works with Firefox 43.0 - 56.*

  • Version 4! with Two New Major Features:
    Dynamic Toolbars!: upper toolbars in 'floating' mode with 'smart' autohide
    Extra Floating Toolbars!: 4 extra always-floating toolbars, with similar behavior.
    See more info in dialog including help page!
  • Several fixes and compatibility updates.
  • Version 3.2.9 593.3 KiB Works with Firefox 43.0 - 56.*

  • "Small Toolbars" style fixing + added 3 new options for compatibility with old Fx versions.

  • Hopefully Totally FIXED bug: Tabs were disappearing in *left* secondary monitor with Custom-Fx-Button *disabled*! (issue #339)
  • Fixed several styling issues, on mmc buttons hovering (for some specific settings),
  • Main Menu panel can be opened again from HC's-context-menu.
  • ("Small Tabs" improved general compat. with newer Fx & addons)
  • Makes sure to show correct styling at Firefox startup.
  • Vertical-Maximize: showing alert msg: "Not applicable in popups", one time only per popup window
  • JAPANESE language added! Thanks to kisama
  • Version 3.2.7 562.4 KiB Works with Firefox 43.0 - 56.*

  • Published and improved 3 features for Release-versions (previously only in RC ones):
    • More options > "Action for [Close Tab if no 'Page History behind']"
    • More options > "Extra visual effect when going Back/Forward"
    • "The good VERTICAL MAXIMIZE"
  • New Audio button: ["Not allowed" Sound], for volume control.
  • RUSSIAN language added! Thanks to murovey & wvxwxvw
  • GERMAN language added! (32% completed) Thanks to milupo
  • Fixed "Main Menu (Panel) button": the option "History > Synced Tabs" wasn't working.
  • Fixed: [Vertical Maximize] not applicable in popup window/s.
  • FIXED bug with Fx53+: Main-menu(panel) COULDN'T be opened from 1) hctp context menu & 2) autohidden mmc buttons!
  • Version 3.2.4 512.6 KiB Works with Firefox 43.0 - 55.0

  • 2 new Actions!: "Show All Tabs" & "Open New Tab" !
  • New option (in Other Settings): "Change the size of text and other items in Firefox".
  • Version 3.2.2 509.8 KiB Works with Firefox 43.0 - 53.*

  • First version (in Release channel) with enabled Multiprocess (e10s) compatibility ! (<em:multiprocessCompatible> true)
  • Small-Tabs: added *MEDIUM* & *FULL* height 'Classic like' Tabs.
    (+ little adjusts in New-Tab button, pinned tabs)
  • FIXED Issue: Float-menu's 'hovering activation time' WASN'T working.
  • REMOVED deprecated option "Top-Edge (titlebar area) styling" !. This allowed an updated code with improved performance!
    Tips for testing new code:
      • Try opening a video (eg. in youtube) and go fullscreen, try this on maximized and unmaximized Firefox.
      • Check for any possible styling mismatch when un/maximizing Fx window and going Full-Screen (F11).
    (tested on Win7, 10 & Linux Mint)
  • (Vertical-Maximize: small adjust for Personas themes)
  • NOTICE: if you find a new issue in this version, please try also 3.2.0rc (with disabled multiprocess (e10s) compatibility)
  • Version 3.1.5 513.6 KiB Works with Firefox 41.0 - 52.*

  • Fixed: Titlebar space for 'Tab-Groups' addon (and others alike).
    (You can leave unchecked: "System Titlebar always hidden" for showing it in Tab-Groups, Print-Preview, etc)
  • Hctp's Custom-Titlebar: some fixes in font color and positioning in some environments.
  • LINUX: fixed issue when Fx sometimes didn't update styling when un/maximizing.
  • New message in Options Dialog: about new feature available in RC versions!:
    “VERTICAL MAXIMIZE Improved!:   Tabs really on top in un-maximized window also!
  • Options Dialog: In Windows, now opens in mode 'maximizable-window' (It does it already in Linux,Mac)
  • Completed Estonian language (100%). Thanks! to Maidur (mdr.ksk)

  • Including from: Version 3.1.4rc

  • Floating Main Menu: new menulist with advanced options for font/backg. colors! (previously as internal options). Fixed some cases of wrong dark text.
  • System Borders: added another "Smaller -7px" entry, with no extra space at borders. New tooltip for existing "-7px" with explanatory text.
  • Small-Tabs: fixed for Firefox 51.0a+
  • (In advanced option: "Top Edge (Titlebar area) Style ...", added Red marks & text indicating that DEPRECATED 'legacy option' will be removed soon!)
  • Version 468.3 KiB Works with Firefox 41.0 - 52.0

  • NEW!: MULTI-LANGUAGE •simultaneous• access in Options Dialog!
    With 4 languages, including Chinese (China), Spanish (International), Spanish (Spain) & English.
    You can open up to 4 dialogs simultaneously with these languages!
    (Thanks! to yfdyh000 for Chinese & strel for Spanish-Spain)
  • Actions Tooltips (@ app corners buttons): new options for showing always, never & 'only on mouse re-entering' !
    (Fixed some style & margins in these tooltips)
  • New Actions: "Go Back/Forward one page"! (like browser's back/forward buttons) + 'scroll complementary actions'.
    Added also those acroll-actions to "Select Prev/Next Tab"
  • For: "Show Firefox's Main Menu(Panel) button": new option to "Show it only when It has a notification/warning icon (eg. a Firefox sync issue)"
  • Floating-menu: fixed font/background color! (+ 'Advanced' Button listing new internal pref: "...home.menuFloat_hStyle")
  • More tools for translators! See updated 'Translators Tips' @ homepage.
    (listing 'dlgPopups' keyword & 3rd keyword: 'dlgNotifs' in '..z_sys.intFlags' pref. to open a new MenuList for checking translations of Popup-Notifications)
  • Dialog style improved.
    (In MenuLists, fixed bad mix of bkg-color + recommended(green), etc for win-CLASSIC theme -NON aero-)
  • LINUX, Options Dialog, Fixed: opening without blocking Fx-window! (non-modal). (Fixed focus issue in colorpick-panel)
  • Small-Tabs, 'almost-classic-new': little adjust for Pinned-Tabs.

    Version 3.0.11rc
  • In HCTP-context-menu: added Main-menu ('hamburger') button.
  • Fixed separator 'weirdness' (bad height) for 'Vertical-Toolbar'
  • (Improved code merged)
  • Version 3.0.10 395.7 KiB Works with Firefox 41.0 - 50.*

  • Fixed issue: "Can't click & select TABs", on Fx46 or earlier. (improved dragging code).
  • Version 3.0.9 395.4 KiB Works with Firefox 41.0 - 50.*

  • New option: "Smaller ('REAL') almost Classic Tabs (New)". (for even more rectangular tabs)
  • General code updated & improved. (& moving 2 old-code options to [DEPRECATED] entries, for compatibility testing)
  • Other:
  • FIXED Window DRAGGING BUG! from custom-caption & 'spaces' in toolbars, also fixed *Customizing* Bug for spaces, etc!
    (Please note that Firefox for LINUX doesn't allow yet doubleclicking for un/maximizing window in these areas mentioned above & tabbar bkg)
  • Options Dialog: restyled & reorganized into 2-columns panels!
  • (See "Translators tips" about new internal option: ...z_sys.intFlags" = "dlgTooltips")

  • New Options, appearing 1st in RC versions only!: (see "More Options" button)

  • New optional (complementary) Actions for "Close Tab if No Page History behind": -> Open Popup & go Back (or Forward) one page.
  • New option: "Extra visual effect when going Back/Forward (in Page History)": -> "Vertical red moving line when going Back/Forward"

  • (New minimum Fx version is: 41)
    (This addon will reach full e10s compatibility soon, It's working well already on e10s tests.)

    Version 3.0.6rc features included:

  • Small-Tabs: (in 3.0.6rc there were 2 new Beta options that finally got merged into in 3.0.9)
  • "Enable customizable buttons mmc" new option: SOLID Background (NO GLASS-like)! (and It's new default option)
  • New option: shortcut CTRL+W can do also: "Close Tab if No Page History"!
  • FULL LOCALIZATION of texts, that now can be all translated in any language! (I'll update homepage with howto)
  • MISSING SOUNDS from Fx45, now can use copies (provided @ homepage) from local custom directory!

  • In restored mode, win10-like mmc buts had missing shadow effect.
  • Fx-buttton text now supports unicode.
  • Small-Tabs Fix: for PERSONAS themes, BAD (image)background-size&pos! (in active tab)
  • Some actions FIXED for MULTIPROCESS (E10S) Firefox! (this addon will reach full e10s compatibility soon)
  • Version 3.0.5 356.4 KiB Works with Firefox 38.0 - 46.*

  • 3 New options for FIREFOX App. BUTTON: Custom User button-text/label, arrow mark (dropmarker) and selectable button-image/icon, including user's *custom-images*!
  • New configurable Action: ZOOM IN/OUT (+Zoom-reset with Alt-Key, and PageUp/Dn with Shift-Key)
  • (New default for Min,Max,Close buttons is the NEW (bigger) SKIN, when installing HCTP for 1st time.)
  • Version 3.0.4 339.1 KiB Works with Firefox 38.0 - 45.0

    Version 3.0.4

  • NEW BIGGER SKINS for Min,Max,Close buttons!: 3 "Win 10 like" skins: regular, 'light' & 'hight-contrast'
  • Configurable wheel Actions PAGE-UP/DOWN & LINE-UP/DOWN:
    . FIXED for focused/opened menubar/popups!, improved compatibility (hopefully in all cases) (using "cmd_scrollPageUp", etc.)
    . With AltKey : HORIZONTAL SCROLL!
    . With CtrlKey: Moving to page TOP/BOTTOM
  • NEW movable/customizable Firefox button!
  • 2 new Fx settings: "Full-Screen video black-transition duration": Enter & Leave.
  • Fixed smaller "[Site] is now fullscreen" warning msg for new Fx versions.
  • More compatibility with Classic-restorer addon (fixed extra margin around tabs-toolbar, etc)
  • (Small-tabs little bkg fix when using TabMixPlus addon)
  • Version 329.6 KiB Works with Firefox 38.0 - 44.0

  • FIXED: missing or UNCLICKABLE Min,Max,Close buttons when 'System Titlebar is Active' (It happened in Win10 or Win7 with Aero-Basic, with TreeStyleTabs, a new window with hidden tab-bar, with certain settings for System-Titlebar, etc). (Issues #293 & #295)
  • (Fixed extra 1px margin in Tab-bar when opening the float-menu with ALT key in unmaximized mode)
  • Version 3.0.2 329.5 KiB Works with Firefox 38.0 - 44.0

    Version 2.10.1rc   (below is Version 3.0.2 listing)

    BRAND NEW: Multiple Configurable Actions for both screen-corner buttons!: Custom Firefox and Close buttons

    With many new possible actions/features, including for mouse secondary, middle button, wheel, wheel left/right tilt, double-click and Shift key combinations. (and some Ctrl & Alt keys complementary actions)
    With Sounds alerts/effects (all configurable), and 3 preset buttons to start with.

    See complete info in main page with screenshots

  • With Special Tooltips when mouse-hovering Firefox or Close buttons, showing all configured actions for the button.

  • Other New options:

  • For Fullscreen videos: Smaller (much less intrusive) "[Site] is now fullscreen" msg!
  • Stop Image animations! using SHIFT + ESC (like SuperStop addon)
  • New (advanced/"internal") default option: New style for "Top Edge (titlebar area) and corner buttons internal styling:". It will help a lot for more general compatibility and will allow incoming performance improvements (see dialog)

  • Options Dialog styling:

  • Drill-down (menulists) options now have the tooltip of selected option!
    And their options are now colored: green for recommended options and blue for default ones.
  • (Localizable texts: including now All new text/options and many more old ones)

  • For Fx 38 or later only.

  • Incoming options:
  • More min,max,close buttons skins (including bigger skins)
  • Dark Themes support
  • Float Menu: custom background Color

  • Version 3.0.2

  • "Close-tab if no History ..": [ALT key] unconditionally closes tab.
  • Float-menu is deactivated when doing an action with Fx button.
  • Other options/fixes:
  • New option: "Autohide (FX & mmc buts) for Full-Screen VIDEOS (only)", so you can have those buttons (eg. for Actions) in Full-Screen without interfering in videos.
  • Float-menu: not appearing anymore at startup-time
  • More styling fixes.
  • Version 2.9.8 288.2 KiB Works with Firefox 29.0 - 44.0

    Version 2.9.8

  • Fixed for Win10: min,max,close buttons position.
  • FIXED an issue when sometimes Fx appears to lose some HCTP's styling, corner buttons, tab-bar in bad position, etc. (was happening when a Page shows the confirm-dialog asking for "Leaving the Page ...") (removed bad event 'beforeunload')
  • "Small Toolbars" : FIXED for dppi > 1.1 ! (120dpi, Windows:"125%"), and other improvements.
  • Fix for FULLSCREEN VIDEO (eg. Youtube) exiting fullscr inmediately! (from unmaximized mode)
  • Fix when entering fullscreen: toolbars now should appear always when moving mouse to top-edge.
  • Float-menu: fix (make it appear again) for fullscreen.
  • Version 2.9.7 286.2 KiB Works with Firefox 29.0 - 43.0

    Version 2.9.7 [Coming very soon: several more features!]

  • Fixed and improved "Small Toolbars" pref. for Firefox 40 and later.
  • (fixed a potential minor issue for fullscreen videos like youtube's)
  • Version 2.9.6 278.4 KiB Works with Firefox 29.0 - 40.*

    Version 2.9.6 - RESTARTLESS

  • Fixed "Smaller-Tabs" pref. that affected other addons like TREE-STYLE-TABS & TAB-UTILITIES-FIXED.
  • Version 278.4 KiB Works with Firefox 29.0 - 39.0

    Version 2.9.5 - RESTARTLESS

  • FIXED: corner buttons WAS APPEARING for FULLSCREEN VIDEOS! (eg. Youtube html5). (issue #277)
    (please make sure the option "FULLSCREEN MODE: Autohide also Firefox 'Home' Button and Custom-Min,Max,Close buttons..." is checked)
  • Linux: restoring maximized-state when installing/enabling addon (+ little styling adjs)
  • Fix/WORKAROUND for Window CLOSE BUTTON not WORKING with TabMixPlus addon (when option: "Action for Custom-Close-But" is at "Close Fx win (default)").
  • Version 277.9 KiB Works with Firefox 29.0 - 38.0

    Version 2.9.4 - RESTARTLESS!

  • First RESTARTLESS (Official) RELEASE!
  • NEW OPTION: "Controls/Widgets to Drag-Window", useful to avoid issues like 'Vertical Toolbar's autohide option.
  • FAVICON (WebPage's icon) displayed for HCTP's custom WebTitles (In FloatMenu, Custom Caption, etc)
  • New Popup-Notification method, when installing/updating this addon.
  • Options Dialog: for color settings: in Color-Picker, added new button that opens SYSTEM-COLOR-PICKER.

  • Windows 8: fixed top blank-line when unmaximized + other styling improvements.
  • Small-Toolbars: fixing style for Fx35
  • Linux: several styling and other fixes.
  • (Tracking SMALL_TABS changes and alerting via Popup-Notifications for changes that need Fx RESTART. Used with TabMixPlus)
  • Version 265.3 KiB Works with Firefox 29.0 - 39.0

    Version 2.8.9:   (Fx 29+)
  • Fixed option: "Autohide Fx & mmc buttons in fullscreen".
  • (Fixed extra gap above toolbar in unmaximized mode)
  • Version 263.8 KiB Works with Firefox 29.0 - 37.0

    Version 2.8.8:   (for Firefox 29 and later only)     (Same as ver 2.8.8rc)

  • Options dialog: NEW Tab/Panel with several new options that I consider useful/interesting. 4 Firefox internal options + 1 new HCTP option.
  • NEW OPTION: Show/Hide Firefox's Main Menu/Panel button. (located at right end of Navigation Toolbar by default).
  • Small toolbars: 2 NEW OPTIONS!, for even smaller bar & buttons. (+ improved styling). Fix for Fx34's new SearchBar style.
  • Small Tabs: some small look improvements.
  • (Now you can drag a link thru HCTP's Float-Menu eg. to create a bookmark)
  • Version 392.9 KiB Works with Firefox 13.0 - 34.*

    Version 2.8.6 :
    - LINUX: Fixed a little (4px) extra margin at top-of-window.

    Version 2.8.5 :
    - Fx29+: Fixed "Drag Fx window using Tab-bar background". (Was making Scroll-Arrows to appear always in Tab-bar and some trouble when Customizing Tab-bar too).
    - Fixed: MMC customizable buttons were too tall.
    - MMC buttons skin: Removed Legacy Advanced option with 'maximize-button'. Firefox Themes can style the restore button for maximized and unmax states.
    (This button-id was requested for removal by Mozilla Review)

    Version 2.8.4rc :
    • New Full-Screen option: "Autohide also Firefox 'Home' Button and Custom-Min,Max,Close buttons when autohiding Toolbars in Full-Screen mode"
    • Small Tabs: NEW OPTION: "Small, almost Classic Tabs"

    Fixes, improvements:
    - Fixed issues with "Classic Theme Restorer" addon: (For "Tabs on bottom": extra space on top. Incorrecly Hidden System-MMC-buttons)
    - Fixed incompatibilities with "GlassMyFox" and similar addons. (To get glass, turn OFF the option "Disable Fx Window system-caption buttons (min,max,close)")
    - PALE MOON: hide "Pale Moon"'s Main-Title at top! (fix issue #232)
    - Small Tabs: adjusted NewTab-button width.
    - FIXED ver 2.8.3 css bug: if a 2nd Fx window is opened & closed, It removes all latest style(css) fixes!

    Version 395.6 KiB Works with Firefox 12.0 - 32.0

    Version 2.8.2:
    - Fx29+ NEW OPTION: "System TitleBar always hidden" (see options dialog). For working well along "Tree Style Tab" addon
    - [Custom Close-button] Improvement in response to quick user clicks. You should successfully close your tabs quicker now (Ie. 'throwing' the mouse at top-right screen corner & pressing primary button). In next version, You'll be able to use *secondary* mouse button too & do more with this close button :-)
    - Full tested & adjusted options in Windows & Linux!

    Version 2.8.1pre:
    - *Full Compatibility* with new Firefox 29 with AUSTRALIS theme.
    - New options in dialog: custom-color options for windows-background and custom-borders.
    - Avoids Fx29's titlebar flickering when switching to/from Tab-Groups (Ctrl+Shift+E)
    - some more things.

    Version 196.4 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0b9 - 28.*

    Version 2.7.3:

    - Fixed an issue related to system-caption buttons (Min,Max,Close) in windows (appeared in Fx18 in a new profile)
    . (System buttons were active (clickable) despite NOT being visible and/or system-caption were visible when configured otherwise)

    Version 196.2 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0b9 - 28.*

    - For option "Disable System buttons (min,max,close)": improved methods + added 3rd compatibility option to try to fix some reported issues (mentioned below)
    - This should help to fix a reported strange situation where Fx window positioning & control alignment with mouse cursor isn't good. This may be another addon/theme interfering with the option "Disable System buttons (min,max,close)" (mentioned above).
    >> If you had this issue you can try 1st the "No (default)" setting in such option (please confirm in support-site that this works), then try [1], [2] & [3] options too.

    Version 193.0 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0b9 - 18.0a1

    Notable changes:

    Version 2.7.1:
    - Finally We have a workaround option for having **customizable Min,Max,Close buttons** again in Windows! (see Options Dialog)
    - New option for Firefox window "System border" adjustments.
    - Many fixes and improvements.
    - (I'll complete more details here)

    - To advanced users: FYI I'm cooking a new exciting feature that I'll start to upload 1st in the "Development Channel", if you want to switch to that
    (You'll start receiving updates immediately as I upload them).
    That will serve to try it, especially the new styling. It'll be already very mature when published. I'm already enjoying it several months ago :-)
    (There I'm publishing already all updates as RC versions, with same quality as public ones)

    Version 127.0 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0b9 - 15.*

    Version 2.6.0

    - New options/preferences:
    . . Separate Top-Edge-position fine-setting for Maximized and Unmaximized window.
    . . Much improved Firefox 'Home' (configurable) button look + new transparent option.
    . . Custom borders & corners: 'Make them visible or not'.
    . . 2 new Advanced options: Smaller-Tabs & Samller toolbars height.
    . . Improved options dialog (trying to be more user friendly) & moved/rearranged old -rather unused- options.
    . . In LINUX: now you can always use/configure custom-caption, mmc buttons & borders (despite other/s options)

    - Floating menu and buttons: Added ESC key for dismissing.

    - Please note that Preferences can't be changed after entering Private-Browsing.

    - Workaround added for *Firefox 12a+ titlebar issue*!. When applicable, in options dialog appears in *red* font an explanation about 'system buttons (min,max,close) always present'. (You can see more details about this Fx12+ condition in main addon description and Firefox Bug 730219)

    - Many visual (styling) improvements and fixed visual issues:
    . . Ie. with the PRINT-PREVIEW toolbar, left custom-border, panorama top-edge buttons, Float-menu and other visual glitches in titlebar area.
    . . fixed a duplicated min.max,close buttons issue for Walnut2 theme (internal hbox to hide system-buts)
    . . AERO BASIC: fixed specific visual glitches in titlebar area.

    - Fixed Issue 173: Interaction with LastPass Addon! and another similar case: 'Fixed' buttons -at corners- was overlapping toolbar-items. (found toolbox with foreign or position:fixed objs)

    - Fixed issues & improved compatibility with new Fx versions and some popular addons.
    - Several improvements for code performance here and there.