Regular Expressions Tester Version History

13 versions

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Version 3.2.13 110.5 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 56.*

- Marked extension as multi-process compatible

Version 110.5 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 52.0

Fixed bug that broke the extension on Firefox 36+

Version 110.4 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 32.*

New Features:
- Added to Web Developer menu of Firefox 4.0

- Fixed issue with saved regular expressions and highlighting colors not being readable from XPI caused by changes in the addon manager of Firefox 4.0 (affected new installations only)

Version 110.4 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 5.*

New Features:
- New translations: Bulgarian, Turkish

- Special characters helper doesn't take focus anymore
- About dialog reworked to show contributors
- Firefox 4.0b8pre compatibility
- Raised minimum Firefox compatibility to 3.0

- Temporarily disabled Java interpretation for Mac OS because of problems with Java Embedding Plugin
- Fixed interpretation of search strings, that contain HTML markup characters (thanks to Zsolt)
- Results field doesn't scroll to top on changes anymore (thanks to Sebastian)
- Fix line break behaviour in the case "Display spaces" is enabled
- Fix display of spaces at the beginning of a line in the case "Display spaces" is disabled
- In case highlight levels or saved expressions are just readable buttons for changing or deleting them are now disabled

Version 3.0 96.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.7a2pre

New Features:
- Interpretation of expressions now (optionally) done by Java instead of JavaScript (therefore added new "Advanced" tab in options dialog)
- Submatch highlighting (requires Java)
- Font preferences for standard and highlighted text in result pane
- Context-sensual helper for special characters
- Possibility to import and export the settings
- Option for disabling the confirmation request when inserting a saved expression
- Display of the flags of saved expressions in the options
- Added explanations for all options in the options dialog
- Added translation: Hungarian (thanks to Zsolt)

- Improved bracket interpretation including overwriting of brackets in case there is a corresponding bracket
- Changed display of option tabs to Firefox' standard preferences window look
- Different highlight levels each including text and background color replacing the former text and background color options
- Replaced saved regular expressions drop-down list and "Save..." button by an options menu including an item for the preferences
- Updated translations: German, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian (thanks to Laurent, Carla, Aline and Roman)
- Added supporting people to about dialog
- Minor display changes in options and about dialog
- Firefox 3.7a2pre compatibility

- Fixed Test button in main dialog, that wasn't enabled in case "Update while writing" was deactivated
- Fixed problem, that backreferences couldn't be used several times for the replacement string (thanks to Erica)
- Fixed bug, that prevented an auto-update of the validation in case the search text or the regular expression was pasted via the context menu

Version 49.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.6a1pre

- Firefox 3.6a1pre compatibility

Version 48.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*

New Features:
- Made regular expression field multiline (thanks to Wojtek)

- Changed font for all text fields to Courier New for better readability (thanks to Wojtek)
- Changed some texts for better readability (thanks to Laurent)
- Changed activation of global and multiline options in main window to on by default (thanks to Laurent)
- Updated French, Polish and Spanish translation (thanks to Laurent, Wojtek and Carla)

- Fixed some minor compatibility bugs with Firefox 3
- Fixed test button, that didn't work in some cases (thanks to Laurent)
- Fixed bug in installer

Version 41.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0b4

New Features:
- Added option to highlight special characters
- Added translations: French, Portuguese

- Rearranged contents of "Display" tab in options dialog

- Fixed broken links in about dialog
- Fixed set flags being ignored when inserting a saved expression
- Fixed display of duration

Version 1.1 40.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0b4

New Features:
- Flags "global" (was always enabled in previous versions) and "multiline" can now be changed
- Backreferences in replace string can now be defined
- Regular expressions can now be saved (extends the predefined expressions list; includes options to manage saved regular expressions in the options dialog)
- Added options for displaying line breaks, spaces and tabs
- Added Statusbar showing execution duration and match count of the regular expression
- Added Spanish translation
- Firefox 3.0b4 compatibility

- Moved options for text and background color of matches to new tab "Display"
- Removed predefined regular expressions "Name", "Zipcode" and "Street", because they were country specific
- Logo redesigned including new cooler abbreviation "RExT" :-)

- Scrollbars for results panel are now displayed
- Error corrected, that was caused by a slash at the end of an expression
- Empty regular expressions now can't be copied anymore

Version 25.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 2.0.0.*

New Features:
- Set up a website for the plugin (see the link in the about dialog)

- Fixed error related to the Czech translation under Unix file systems (thanks to Kristian)

Version 25.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 2.0.0.*

New Features:
- Replace option
- Reset option for preferences
- Added predefined expressions "IP" and "Link"
- Added translations: Czech, Chinese, Dutch, Polish, Russian

- Firefox 2.0 compatibility
- Redesigned "About" dialog and some smaller things
- Smarter auto-closing of brackets

Version 14.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 1.5.0.*

New Features:
- Surrounding slashes are recognized (Thanks to dd for "Adblock's regular expressions"!)
- Window made resizable
- New predefined expressions "Email" and "URL" added
- Internal code optimized

- Result box now displays line breaks correctly

Version 1.0.3 13.0 KiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 1.5.0.*

- Loading error fixed
- Setting default values on first start
- Predefined Expression "Street" changed