Local Filesystem Links Version History

9 versions

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Version 0.99.47 1.3 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 38.0a1 - *, Firefox 38.0a1 and later

* FIX: Issue #84 - Accents are working now. Re-added decodeURIComponent. Changed env. var handling
(improve later)
Performance improvement, Issue #74, now 800 or more local file links in a page are supported -
Links are still added to invisible links because handling of later addition seems too complicated.
* NEW: Direct open in browser
Files like jpg, txt, pdf, etc. can be directly opened in browser - accessible with context menu or
by default link behaviour change
* NEW: Environment path variables are supported e.g. %HOMEDRIVE% for Windows and $HOME$ for Linux -
Note: Links with env. var needs to use %25 for % and %24 for $ in href attr. (will be improved
e.g. for Windows %HOMEPATH%/

Version 0.99.46 1.3 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 38.0a1 - *, Firefox 38.0a1 and later

* IMPROVED: Better link scanning with jQuery Observe
Trello links are working now. See issue #56
* FIX: Path handling with-out NS_ERROR_FILE_UNRECOGNIZED_PATH in console
* FIX: Non standard backslash links are working now. See issue #57
* FIX: Added directory check - fix for false executable notification #72
* CHECKED: Addon is multi-process compatible, see issue #48
* SECURITY: Added option to enable links to executable files (default is disabled)
See issue #16
* TECH: Added code linting (using eslint with google style) - runs with gulp or gulp lint or npm run
* CHANGE: New icon style with scaling to text - see issue #53 / #63
* FEATURE: Environment path variables are now possible - see issue #22
* FEATURE: Added Addonbar icon for easier access to config & to visualize if current tab is whitelisted
* FEATURE: Added localization (languages English, German & Russian)
Russian translation contributed by lmaodzedun
* FEATURE: New option to change default text link click behaviour (open/reveal)

Version 0.99.42 1.2 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 38.0a1 - 43.0, Firefox 38.0a1 and later

* CLEANUP: remove jquery and other useless files, cleanup code
* MAJOR cleanup and REWRITE by AWolf81, thanks for this big effort!
* FEATURE: Click the hyperlink text as opposed to clicking the icon, #11
* FEATURE: Optionally hide the icons, #36
* FEATURE: Have both: "Open containing folder" and "Open file" #32

Version 0.99.37 230.9 KiB Works with Firefox 26.0 and later

v0.99.37 (since v0.99.25):
* CHANGE: Open links in default program instead of file explorer #16
* CHANGE: Open folders directly instead of just selecting it
* CHANGE: Linux: support file:/// (with only 3 instead of 4 slashes)
* NEW: README.md gives more detailed instructions of how to dev this addon
* TECH: upgrade to sdk-1.17 and fix deprecations

Version 0.981.1-signed 416.4 KiB Works with Firefox 15.0 and later

Add a button "Rescan" to the toolbar panel that rescans a page and finds hyperlinks that were added dynamically.

Version 0.98.1-signed 415.8 KiB Works with Firefox 15.0 and later

- Upgrade to jetpack-sdk-1.10
- Fix issue #8: Page layout is shaky. (https://github.com/feinstaub/firefox_addon_local_filesystem_links/issues/8)
- Fix issue #5: "Prevent Reloading of Page" when working with Plone.

Version 0.97.1-signed 405.0 KiB Works with Firefox 11.0 and later

NEW: Support for UNIX based operation systems.

Version 0.96.1-signed 404.0 KiB Works with Firefox 11.0 and later