Mozilla Labs: Prospector - AwesomeBar HD Version History

13 versions

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Version 14 61.4 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

- clear out previous search text when clicking links
- only tab through cycles when the query is highlighted
- ignore Speak Words suggestions when doing web searches

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/awesomeBarHD13...awesomeBarHD14

Version 13 60.4 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

- allow Speak Words to complete words and domains
- add compatibility with Firefox 7
- fix issue where the add-on doesn't load when upgrading Firefox

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/awesomeBarHD12...awesomeBarHD13

Version 12 59.4 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

- hide category text/icons when typing would cover them up
- fade url text when pointing at the empty area to hint at clearing
- only place commas after category text and not icons

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/awesomeBarHD11...awesomeBarHD12

Version 11 59.4 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

- encode special characters like + and # when searching
- clear out user input when navigating or returning to an old tab
- make sure to hide categories when filling in the url with ctrl-L
- temporarily disable the add-on when customizing toolbars
- allow modified clicks (e.g., ctrl-click) on the url to open the root page

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/awesomeBarHD10...awesomeBarHD11

Version 10 58.4 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

- allow hiding categories from the location bar
- allow switching to icons instead of category text
- support interactions with Test Pilot studies

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/awesomeBarHD9...awesomeBarHD10

Version 9 57.3 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

- fix Linux focus issues that prevent using Firefox

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/awesomeBarHD7...awesomeBarHD9

Version 7 57.3 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

- prefetch results when hovering over categories or providers
- highlight the keyword when selecting or activating to allow easy editing
- allow switching providers with a modified up/down keypress
- remove the white background and shadows for theme compatibiliy

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/awesomeBarHD6...awesomeBarHD7

Version 6 56.3 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

- allow clicking in the input box to position cursor and select text
- fix issue with right-click clearing out the url
- don't show categories when showing urls in the location bar
- show some helper animations when clicking a category
- instrument usage and stop showing helpers after a few uses

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/awesomeBarHD5...awesomeBarHD6

Version 5 55.3 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

- provider menu now appears briefly after pointing at the category (instead of immediately)
- selecting autocomplete results with the keyboard fills in the url to edit
- tabbing through categories now wraps at both ends
- be more consistent when clicking category labels (and not cycle providers)

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/awesomeBarHD4...awesomeBarHD5

Version 4 55.3 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

- only show categories when navigating (clicked location bar or new tab)
- put more emphasis when the user types the beginning of a keyword
- update styling of categories to be gray by default and blue/underline when ready
- remove the "go to a website" category

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/awesomeBarHD3...awesomeBarHD4

Version 3 55.3 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

- indicate that pressing [tab] will activate a partially typed or next category
- repurpose pressing [tab] to switch through categories
- reduce phishing concerns by highlighting the domain part of the url
- search for queries when clicking on a category or provider
- show more of the path if the screen allows for it

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/awesomeBarHD2...awesomeBarHD3

Version 2 52.2 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

- show part of the url to allow easy copying of the url
- activate "search" when hitting tab unless it would activate a category
- show alternative providers when pointing at the active provider's icon
- fix bug where site icon and identity box weren't showing

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/awesomeBarHD1...awesomeBarHD2

Version 1 52.2 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

- initial implementation of a combined location and search bar
- support keyboard shortcuts like ctrl-l, ctrl-k and tabbing to activate