SearchAll Version History

15 versions

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Version 0.4.31 89.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.6.*

Version 0.4.30 89.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0.0.* - 3.6a1pre

* Fixed the previous/next buttons for wikipedia.

Version 0.4.29 89.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*

* Updated the default page template for Google. Sigh. Google has just changed its page template again! :(

Version 0.4.28 89.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*

* Now save the page templates obtained by machine learning to the preference file permanently (unless being restored explicitly by the user).
* Added two links to the Formatted View: "Try mining the current page template" and "Restore the default page template".
* Updated the Google extraction template again since it has reverted its recent HTML changes.

Version 0.4.25 88.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*

* Render as red normal font since Google has changed its result page template (switching from to .
* Removed from the default engine list since it now has frame-busting protection.
* Removed since it no longer works.

Version 0.4.23 89.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*

* Updated the default template for
* Added the following new engines:
* Changed to (English version)
* Removed the next button not found error reported by the AMO editor.
* Bypassed the mining process when the browser's location is null.
* Added to the default search engine list per a user's request.
* Fixed the page template for wikipedia.
* Declares that we can work with Firefox 3.0 pre.

Version 0.4.17 89.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*

* Fixed the vertical scrollbar problem in Firefox 3.0.
* Fixed the youtube template.
* Fixed Firefox 3.0 compatibility issues for and and now we can work with at least 3.0b3.
* Fixed the default templates for those image search engines.

Version 0.4.12 88.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0b2

* Added to the default search engine list.
* Made wikipedia one of the default 3 search engines for non-zh locales (taking the position of which is damn slow).

Version 0.4.11 88.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0b2

* The balls in the mapping view are now clickable and they've got pretty tooltips as well. Thanks db48x++ on #extdev for helping with it.
* Fixed the favicons in the Mapping View (we now use ordinary with tooltips :))
* Always sticking to the formatted view per cnhackTNT++'s suggestion.
* Fixed the default selector patterns for the following sites due to their recent changes in page tempaltes:
* Fixed the font size of,, and
* Also make the keyword lightlights in these two sites' formatted view red rather than bold and black.
* Added a loading icon to the mapping view since its loading is not that fast.
* Updated jquery.js to the latest release, 1.2.2.
* Made one of the default search engines instead of which is a bit slow.
* Renamed to due to 163's changes.
* Found a theme that can break SearchAll: Scribblies Kids 2.3 (thanks to Liu Jianqiang).
* Fixed the font for in the Formatted View.
* Fixed a refreshing issue regarding in the Formatted View when web is slow.
* Fixed the opensearch shortcut for
* Fixed the displaying bug when working with the theme Scribblies Kids 2.3. (Thanks this theme's author for bringing me a fix.)
* Made the icons in Mapping View behave more correctly.

Version 0.4.2 91.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0b1

* Added a third view to SearchAll's UI, which is called Mapping View.
It provides a visual way to show the corelationship among the 3 search engines in effect.
* Added tooltips to icons used in fmt view.
(Thanks Liu Jianqiang for this suggestion.)
* Added to install.rdf as per the AMO editor's advise.
* Updated the page template for in the cache since it has changed its template.

Version 0.3.5 88.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0b1

* Fixed the page selector patterns for and, since these two sites changed their page templates recently.
* Added 'Trying mining the original view' link when no results were found, so that we won't be too panic when sites change their page templates.
* Fixed the pattern miner which broke in the previous few versions.
* Always display 'Sorry, no results found' in the Formatted View at the *right* time.

Version 0.3.2 88.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0a9

* Fixed various memory leaks caused by non-unregistered progress listeners, non-unbound event listerners, and orphaned setTimeout handlers.
Thanks my new AMO editor Archaeopteryx++ for reporting this :)
* Fixed the rightclick & paste/copy/... bug in SearchAll toolbar's textbox. thanks erdi++ for tracing the issue down
* Fixed a bug in thread.js which prevents unnecessary refreshes of the Formatted view.
* Fixed a long-standing bug regarding URL menu selection persistence.
No duplicate search engines will appear at the same time now (unless the user forces it to).
* Now defaulting to English search engines (,, and when the user's locale is not zh-*.
* Rewrote the JS internals by using the OO style.
* Implemented daemon threads which incrementally render the Formatted views while the Original views are loading.
So SearchAll should be much faster in relatively bad web conditions.
* Added OpenSearch shortcuts for most of the sites in the default list.
So it should be now 50% faster at startup as well as when switching search engines.
* Removed from the default SE list since it's new page template is troublesome for data extracting.
* Added support for the Spanish locale es-ES, thanks Gregorio Villarrubia for contributing the transcript.
* Now SearchAll tests each result link in the Formatted view by sending AJAX HEAD requests.
It now has 5 potential marks: Checking, Bad, Good, Timed out, and Uncertain (clouds).
* Added I18N support. The following locales are supported:
zh-CN, zh-TW, en-US, and fr
The fr locale needs review. Feedback welcome!
* Added SearchAll logo as the icons for the menu items.
* No blank blocks in the Formatted view any more :)
* Prepended the sites's favicon.ico to each block in the Formatted view.
* Now we have a homesite here:
and a Chinese version for this site as well:
* Now you can search words in web pages directly by select & right-click. See the following flash demo for details:
* Applied mystic++'s patch from #extdev to change FF's tab icon to our own logo.
* Added the following sites to our default search engine URL lists:
* Fixed a bug in the Formatted view: now we no longer display empty entries in the results list.
* Fixed a bug in the Formatted view: now we filters in the result snippets.

Version 0.1.8 76.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0a5

* Added the folowing new US search engines to the default URI list:
* Added the following new Chinese search engines to the default URI list:
* Added the following new image search engines to the default URI list:
* Fixed so that SearchAll can work with it in 'page mode'.
* Fixed the timer for next/prev page button actions.
* Fixed the hostname hash bug. Now 2 identical SE's (such as 2 can work at the same time.
* Now we use '' labels instead of arrow icons in the navigation buttons.
* Set clickSelectsAll for the toolbar's textbox (just like the Google toolbar :)).
* Fixed a bug for Mac Firefox. Unlike linux and win32, Mac centers the tabs which breaks the UI. thanks cnhackTNT++ for reporting this.
* Refreshing the .xul page in 'page mode' now (mostly) works.
* Fixed a bug that will show loading animation forever when there's no results at all.
* Hides 'please enter your queries above' as early as possilbe in 'page mode'.
* Removed several setTimeout calls in the JS code so as to make things a bit faster.
* Cached the html so that next/prev page switching is now much more smoothly.
* Use WPL.STATE_IS_NETWORK instead of STATE_IS_WINDOW to eliminate bogus progressing actions.
* Improved and optimzied the pattern mining algorithm and implementation.
* Made the auto-form-submitting code much smarter.

Version 0.1.5 73.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0a5

* Fixed the font of the button texts in the toolbar for Win32.
* Added the `loading.gif' animation to the Formatted View while loading and computing.
* Fixed the timer to make the benchmark results more intuitive (or more reasonable).
* Now we use the "application lightening" icon in the toolbar's button.

Version 0.1.4 69.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0a5

* Automatically hide the pref toolbar in inline mode.
* Fixed the 'window mode' of SearchAll.
* Hid the searchbox in inline mode.
* Added more contributors to install.rdf.