NASA Night Launch Version History

105 versions

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Version 0.6.20121022 2.3 MB Works with Firefox 12.0 - 19.0a1

Updates styling for Firefox's built-in Developer Tools Debugger, along with other miscellaneous improvements.

Version 0.6.20120915 2.3 MB Works with Firefox 12.0 - 19.0a1

Updated for Firefox 16.

Version 0.6.20120813 2.3 MB Works with Firefox 12.0 - 18.0a1

Updated for Firefox 15.

Version 0.6.20120627 2.2 MB Works with Firefox 12.0 - 17.0a1

Updated for Firefox 14. Drops support for Firefox 11 and older.

Version 0.6.20120515 2.3 MB Works with Firefox 4.0 - 16.0a1

Updated for Firefox 13. Drops support for Firefox 3.6.

Note for Firefox ESR 10 users: this is the last version compatible with ESR 10, and it's the one you want to use.

Version 0.6.20120421 2.2 MB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 15.0a1

Updated for Firefox 12.

This will be the last version to support Firefox 3.6. The next official release will support Firefox 4 and up.

Version 0.6.20120309 2.2 MB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 14.0a1

Updated for Firefox 11.

Version 0.6.20120202 2.2 MB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 14.0a1

Includes updates for people using the newest versions of add-ons Firebug, Stylish, FireFTP and Status-4-Evar.

Version 0.6.20120129 2.2 MB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 13.0a1

Updated for Firefox 10

Version 0.6.20120102 2.2 MB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 12.0a1

New in this version:

+ For people using Fx12 nightlies, restores main browsertab styling (-moz-border-image syntax change).
+ For Fx10, adds support for the updated Firefox Sync setup UI, including the new about:sync-progress page.
+ Adds support for add-on Firebug version 1.8. Keeps support for version 1.7, and drops support for version 1.6.
+ Updates styling for add-on Sage on the Mac.
+ Fixes unwanted white-yellow line above tabbox (such as the Firefox Preferences window) on OSX. Firefox on OSX (beginning around version 8 or so) has a problem where the 1x1 single-pixel background image used there isn't rendered correctly, so we switch to using an 8x8 equivalent background image instead.

Note: this is likely to be the last official NNL release supporting Firefox 3.6. Future NNL versions will continue to support Firefox 4+.

Version 0.6.20111220 2.2 MB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 12.0a1

Add support for add-on Adblock Plus 2.0.1. Keeping support for ABP 1.3.10.

Version 0.6.20111217 2.2 MB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 11.0a1

Updated for Firefox 9.

Version 0.6.20111113 2.2 MB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 11.0a1

New in this version:

+ Handle Bug 521890 - Use CSS Transitions for HTML5 video controls so they fade in and out.
+ Handle Bug 692640 - Video statistics text overlaps itself on small dimension videos.
+ Handle Bug 669260 - Add statistics overlay to videocontrols. Shows framerate and other stats on top of HTML5 video.
+ Handle Bug 481082 - Video controls should listen for |stalled| event. Adds reverse-direction throbber to indicate stalled state of video playback.
+ Handle Bug 667480 - [10.7] Update Firefox’s Toolbar Button Style for OS X Lion. Adds chrome://browser/skin/lion/Toolbar.png. Thanks Anton and Red_Fat_Lazy_Cat for help.
+ For blocklist popup, richlistitem background image should not repeat. This became an issue when very-large add-on icons started being used in the list.
+ For add-on Stylish 1.2.3, update toolbarbutton icon and statusbar icon styling.
+ Create new subskins for dark-border versions of the three new app button subskins, as well as for the default orange and default private purple. There are now seven subskins for the app button, and you can learn about them here.
+ For Panorama, use a smaller border radius for the expanded-stack grid view background.
+ For Panorama, use a gray stack expander button icon instead of the blue-gray one.
+ For the wide-format billboard-style update wizard, give it the same spacing below the header underline that we had for the fx3.6 update wizard.
+ Handle Bug 591699 - Wrong clickable area for "close tab group" button. Expands click target of Panorama 'Close Group' X button to go from the button itself all the way to the associated corner of the group, making it easier to click.
+ Handle Bug 663611 - display pointer cursor when hovering tab groups.
+ Handle Bug 654721 - Remove the "orphan tab" concept from Panorama. Panorama used to let you have single tabs not part of any tab group, and they were given styling in the Panorama view to look like they were in a group, even though they weren't. With Fx7, all tabs now exist within a tab group, mandating styling changes.
+ When in the Panorama view, remove borders from tabs in groups, since it's cleaner without them.
+ Handle Bug 618552 - "Undo Close Group" button does not fit for some locales. This lets height increase to work with longer (i.e. wrapped) labels.
+ Fix a problem where primary toolbarbuttons in the Tabs Toolbar were increasing that toolbar's height, which broke layout of pinned tabs in the case when you had enough tabs that tab scrolling was in effect ([positionpinnedtabs]) because pinned tabs have a fixed height and do not grow with increasing Tabs Toolbar height. We now use vertical margins and padding in a new primary toolbarbutton layout regime specific to the Tabs Toolbar.
+ Add three new subskins for coloring the Firefox button: 1) firefox-button-dark-gray-1, 2) firefox-button-dark-gray-2, and 3) firefox-button-private-purple-1. The first two apply only when NOT in private browsing, and the last one only applies when IN private browsing (restoring the original vibrant purple color from the default theme).
+ For the Firefox button (Fx4 and up) change the color used with private browsing mode from a vibrant purple to a more-refined NNL-ish maroon-purple.
+ Change the way we draw the Firefox button border when drawing some background in the titlebar (i.e., when glass and (maximized+tabsintitlebar or nightlaunch-bg-in-titlebar or subskin or persona)) to use a white outer border, but with lower opacity for lower prominence.
+ For the Firefox button, use a 2px border (as does the def theme) with white outer border to match the glass caption button styling. This is our new default-case styling, although there are some exceptions where we use a 1px border (Windows Classic) or a less-prominent outer white border (XP).

Version 0.6.20110904 2.1 MB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 10.0a1

+ For glass-capable Windows systems when actually running in glass mode, don't draw the window dark background in the titlebar by default. This changes our default styling to leave the titlebar glassy, which should be good for people using Vista/W7 and better for people using some third-party Windows desktop themes.
+ Work with Night Launch Companion to allow 1) optionally customizing the amount of space between the Firefox button and the toolbars below it, and 2) optionally drawing the window background in the titlebar.
+ Decrease height of Status Bar (for Fx3.6) and Add-on Bar (for Fx4 and up). The new resulting height is 24px (i.e., 22px content and 2px top border) unless increased by larger font sizes. This decreases the height by 5px for Fx3.6 and by 4px for Fx4+.
+ Further improve arrowpanel styling: use a milder gradient; add a little pale golden gray at the gradient bottom; reduce width of black surround around arrowpanel payload; and (in most cases) center the arrowhead under the target element.
+ Add styling for NewsFox and Status-4-Evar when in the Add-on Bar/Status Bar.
+ Styling updates for add-on HTTPS-Everywhere.

Version 0.6.20110802 2.1 MB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 9.0a1

Updated for Firefox 6.

New in this version:

+ Improve styling of Fx4-and-up arrowpanels (such as the site identity popup, the Edit Bookmark popup, and Save Password popup). This adds a dark surround that better connects the arrowhead to the popup body, uses gradient backgrounds where before it was solid, uses semi-transparent borders so the borders have a gradient too, and vastly improves alignment and layout.
+ For arrowpanels (Fx4 and up), draw a dropshadow.
+ In the Add-ons Manager for Fx4+, hide the addon list in the case of "You don't have any add-ons of this type installed", else we see an empty richlistbox below the message, looking odd.
+ For tab-modal prompts, switch from radial gradient to uniform luminosity behind the prompt. There was too much banding with the radial gradient.
+ Styling updates for add-ons: Test Pilot, Stylish, Colorzilla, Status-4-Evar, ChatZilla, Web Developer

Under the covers:

+ For Fx7 and up, support in-Add-ons-Manager display of simple add-on options/preferences. See Bug 653637 - Provide a simple way for addons to have preferences UI.
+ Preload browsertab border-images to avoid an otherwise-noticeable delay when first launching. Not directly related, but see also bug 547787 #c21 for background. Thanks ShareBird for the tip.
+ Handle Bug 633282 - Aero glass glaze effect jumps down when status info overlay appears - for Fx6 and up.
+ In the wake of Fx6's Bug 659578 - Remember Password notification is cut off at the bottom - we no longer need to use extra spacing before the promo message text link because this is now built into the displayed message string.
+ For soft notification promo messages (see bug 618913 and friends) in the Edit Bookmarks Panel, increase the width of the Edit Bookmarks Panel content part to make the popup about the same width as in the default theme so that promo message wrapping is about the same.

Version 0.6.20110630 2.1 MB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 8.0a1

+ Improve support for add-on Status-4-Evar.
+ Add styling for the Web Console's Network Inspector panel.
+ Major improvement for Error Console icons and layout.
+ Major improvement for icons and layout when using add-on Console2.
+ For Fx4+, fix a layout problem with the app picker dialog that opens from the Options window's applications pane when picking 'Use other...' for an item in the list of content types. (This has no impact on the Mac or on Linux, where Firefox uses a native OS dialog instead of the XUL app picker dialog.)
+ Remove support for the Splash add-on since it doesn't exist for Fx3.6/Fx4+.
+ More for the Mac tooltip rendering error: don't suppress top margin on tooltip label if it follows a hidden tooltip label. This fixes a problem that happened when bookmarks in the bookmarks toolbar have no name (e.g., by editing properties), in which case the url part of the tooltip was touching the top edge of the tooltip border.
+ Switch back to our time-tested silvery throbber instead of the bright orange one. People who want to keep the orange throbber can use this userstyle.

Version 0.6.20110608 2.1 MB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 7.0a1

New in this version:

+ Add NNL styling for about:support.
+ Provide NNL-styled toolbarbutton icons for Adblock Plus.
+ Work around the tooltip rendering error on the Mac with Fx4. (See bug 660548.)

Under the covers:

+ For Fx6 and Bug 577721 - allow repositioning of the web console: above, below and out into a panel/window - add styling for the web console as a detached, floating panel.
+ For Fx6, handle Bug 618913 - Implement in product notifications to set up Sync. This adds a low-impact, unobtrusive "soft notification" that appears at the bottom of the edit bookmark and save password popup panels. It's used to promote Sync now and may be used to highlight other Firefox features in the future.
+ For Fx6, handle Bug 656269 - Add link to Mozilla plugin check from Add-ons Manager. It's a button, but we style it as a .text-link since it opens a new page.
+ For Fx6, handle Bug 573176 - Implement Site-Specific Privacy Preferences. about:permissions is a new way of managing site-specific permissions.
+ For Fx6, handle Bug 595848 - Support registering custom add-on types that appear in the UI as a regular list. This bug programmatically generates IDs instead of assigning them statically in XUL. For extensions, themes, languages and plugins, the assigned ID has changed, so we change the CSS to match.
+ Update maxVersion to 7.0a1.

Version 0.6.20110508 2.1 MB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 6.*

+ Updated for compatibility with several important add-ons.
+ Bumps maxVersion to include Fx6a1 in the compatibility range.

Version 0.6.20110419 2.1 MB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 4.0.*

This version adds support for Firefox 4 on OS X and Linux. Support for Firefox 3.6 continues.

Version 0.6.20110329release 2.1 MB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 4.0.*

Updated for Firefox 4. \o/ Support for Firefox 3.6 continues.

This first release is a Windows-only version. A version with support for both Linux and Mac is almost done and is available as a beta here:

http://mcdavis.dreamhosters.com/nnlopenbeta/index.html

That link leads to a beta version with a separate add-on id that'll install along-side NNL (so it doesn't mess up automatic updates from AMO). It's mostly done, but if you see any problems please say so on the support thread at MozillaZine. As soon as it's ready it'll go to AMO (last time, it took about 8 days from submission to approval) and you'll get your NNL update automatically, like always. Thanks for your help and patience.

Version 0.6.20101009 1.9 MB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 3.6.*

+ For Mozilla add-on Firefox Sync v1.5, adds styling for the new set-up wizard.
+ For add-on Colorzilla, styles the new dropmarker in the statusbar.
+ For the main Options/Preferences window, makes the background image gradient work even with a resizable Options/Preferences window. (You can resize it on Linux by default, on Windows if add-on MR Tech Toolkit installed, and not at all on the Mac.)

Version 0.6.20100924 1.9 MB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 3.6.*

+ For Mozilla add-on Add-ons Collector, styles the "Extensions" toolbar button.
+ Toolbarbuttons, when checked and on the customize toolbars window, now look like all the other toolbarbuttons there (and don't look checked).
+ For Sage on Mac, uses NNL-styled icon in checked state.
+ Restores the ability to use this theme at the same time as a Persona.
+ Drops support for Firefox 3.5. Now compatible with Fx3.6 only.

Version 0.6.20100827 2.0 MB Works with Firefox 3.5 - 3.6.*

+ Temporarily marks this theme as incompatible with Personas. (You won't be able to use it at the same time as a persona.) After the next version of Mozilla's add-on Personas Plus is released, and it becomes clear what's required to work with it, this theme can be marked as Personas-compatible again.
+ This is likely to be the last release supporting Firefox 3.5. Now, on to Firefox 4!

Version 0.6.20100805 2.0 MB Works with Firefox 3.5 - 3.6.*

+ For Mozilla add-on Firefox Sync, adds styling for "Tabs From Other Computers" (about:sync-tabs) view.
+ For Mozilla add-on Test Pilot 1.0.1, restores styling for Settings on the "All Your Studies" window.
+ For OS X only, adds spacing in the statusbar so the window resizer has its own place.

Version 0.6.20100719 2.0 MB Works with Firefox 3.5 - 3.6.*

New in this version:

+ Adds support for Mozilla add-on Add-ons Collector (formerly Bandwagon) version 1.1.1.
+ Adds support for notification highlighting of new add-ons in Add-ons Manager by adding a colored strip along the side of newly-installed add-ons. Note that this applies only to installation of new add-ons, not to updates of already-installed add-ons.
+ For add-on Faviconize Tab, reduces width of browser tab while in faviconized state and centers favicon in the tab.
+ For add-on MR Tech Toolkit, adds styling to the sort button in bottom right corner of Add-ons Manager.
+ For add-on Bar Tab, makes the browser tab background fully opaque but keeps the half-opacity of tab icon, text, and close button. As delivered, Bar Tab was making it hard to tell the difference between the selected tab and the others.

Version 0.6.20100705 2.0 MB Works with Firefox 3.5 - 3.6.*

+ Adds theme-specific styling for the Mozilla add-on Test Pilot 1.0 RC1
+ Adds theme-specific styling for the Mozilla add-on Firefox Sync (formerly Weave) versions 1.3.1 and 1.4

Version 0.6.20100629 2.0 MB Works with Firefox 3.5 - 3.7a6pre

This update mainly focuses on improvements for the main browser toolbars.

You wouldn't notice many of the changes - simplifying and organizing parts of the code, getting ready for Firefox 3.7/4.0 - although it's possible it'll be faster going in and out of toolbar customization. However, there are several improvement that are visible. In general, more edge cases are handled and everything is a little more compact. Compact and better. Better, stronger, faster.

For people who are heavily customizing their toolbars down to the pixel: get the full details on what changed in the support forum at http://preview.tinyurl.com/23qmlx2 .

Version 0.6.20100529 1.9 MB Works with Firefox 3.5 - 3.7a5pre

New in this version:

+ Adds support for Firefox 3.6.4's new crashed-plugin handling and user interface. (See http://blog.mozilla.com/dolske/2010/02/10/crashed-plugin-ui/ and the release announcement for Fx3.6.4 when that becomes available.)
+ Increases width of NNL subskin background images and NNL logo header images to 3000px (the same width as Personas background images) for people running wider desktops.

Version 0.6.20100415 1.9 MB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.7a1pre

New in this version:

+ First pass at Personas support. Currently only applies to Fx3.5. More below.
+ Makes the blue glow for an installable search engine more obvious. Thanks Patrick for the bug report.
+ To match the rest of NNL toolbar buttons, changes the icon for MR Tech Toolkit's "Extensions" toolbar button to the more-standard silvery gray.
+ Changes the main toolbar icon for Bookmarks to use star symbology. This is instead of the folder/ribbon that NNL used before. Since Fx3, Firefox has used the star to mean bookmark, and now NNL uses that consistently throughout, with the exception of the simple document icon used for individual bookmarks without favicons. (Credit to Stephen Horlander and his work with Fx3.7 for inspiration for the new icon.)
+ For ChoGGi and DMCrimson, adds file chrome://global/skin/meta/stylishcustom.nasanightlaunch.txt.
+ For Mac users only, removes extra space between the nav bar and the window title bar. Before this fix, there was a thin strip with nothing in it at the top of the browser window; the strip was the Firefox menu bar, which on the Mac has nothing in it because menus are shown in the desktop menu bar. Now, the nav bar is flush against the title bar.
+ Adds visual representation for clickable grippies in splitters, such as between panes in the DOM Inspector and Stylish Custom windows. Thanks Darkry Moz for the bug report.

About Personas support:

This version includes the first attempt at Personas support in NNL. Basically, when a Persona is in use, NNL makes almost everything in the toolbar area and statusbar transparent so the Personas background image shows through. The result isn't perfect; in particular, NNL's toolbar buttons were made to show on a dark background, so right now the result depends on the particular Persona being used, and -- big surprise -- dark ones look the best. (If future versions of Personas come with their own toolbar buttons then this will become a non-issue.)

You can use Personas at the same time as a theme with Firefox 3.5. With Firefox 3.6 (and 3.7 alphas), however, you can no longer use a theme and a Persona at the same time. This is because of the way Firefox 3.6 was implemented (to protect users from themes that don't work with Personas). There are hoops you can jump through to get around this, but they're hacky hacks that involve installing older versions of the Personas add-on and that's not recommended.

To use Personas with Firefox 3.5, you need the Personas add-on (now known as Personas Plus). With Firefox 3.6 and up, Personas support is built in and no longer requires the Personas add-on. However, again, with Firefox 3.6 and up, you can't use a Persona at the same time as a theme.

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Version 0.6.20100314 1.9 MB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.7a1pre

This is a reissue of the previous release (0.6.20100307) to correct a problem where the previous release was somehow marked as not compatible with Windows. Other than that, it's exactly the same.