midair

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Developer Information
Name midair
Location London
User since January 5, 2008
Number of add-ons developed 0 add-ons
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My Reviews

Google Translator for Firefox

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I like this the best of the translation add-ons I've tried. It's lean and clean. Perhaps an option to left-click the statusbar icon to translate the whole page would be nice, though.

Just one minor quibble. Having the text 'Translate this text with Google Translator' in the context menu makes it twice as wide as it otherwise needs to be. How about just 'Translate'? ;)

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.0.5). 

Liquid Tabs

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

This is right up there with Fission as one of my favourite non-essential add-ons, and you have to allow yourself a few of those, or Firefox wouldn't be any fun. It looks especially pleasing with my current combination of Chromifox Basic/Hide Caption Titlebar Plus. Works pretty smoothly too, even on my 1998 vintage desktop.

ScrollyFox

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Does exactly what it says on the tin. It's true that even the slower speeds are still quite quick; but I don't mind that so much, as it helps *me* to speed up a bit!

I second the request for a keyboard shortcut - Ctrl+space or Alt+space would be logical.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (2.2). 

Statusbar Date()

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Almost as good as Cosmic Cat's Statusbar Clock. It could be improved by allowing the numeric day of the month in ordinal format (1st, 2nd etc.).

It seems to be common to all time/date add-ons that when a number increments (minutes, and especially seconds), the display bobs backwards and forwards on the status bar. Isn't there a way to 'contain' the display so that it doesn't do that?

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.5.0). 

Hide Caption Titlebar Plus

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

I like this, and it does look good with Chromifox. Just one off-putting thing (with Winxp): in small caption mode, the bar is not quite wide enough to accommodate the Firefox icon in the top left hand corner, which also overlaps the drag area slightly. Aesthetically, that's not very pleasing.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.1.2). 

Full Map

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I rather like this. Simple, but effective. Any chance of an optional status bar icon?

TidyRead

Rated 1 out of 5 stars

Yet another add-on which purports to work in pre-Firefox 3 releases, but doesn't here in 2.0.0.20. Although the options button is clickable, the options menu fails to appear. Checking in about:config, I can see smart mode is supposed to be active; but again, nothing happening here on various news sites.

Developers, please check your add-ons in *all* versions that you include as compatible.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.4.2). 

Menu Editor

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

This is an excellent extension that I've been using for some time. However, I'd like to second the request to implement the History menu functionality. I'd really like to remove a separator, which I've been unable to do in userchrome.css (without removing all separators).

It's been a good while since the last update.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.2.6). 

Nuke Anything Enhanced

Full Marks Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Simple, yet brilliantly effective. Small footprint, which I like. Excellent support, too.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.0.2.1-signed.1-signed). 

Curacao

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Oops - ignore my earlier quibble about the Bookmarks Manager - I'd forgotten that was one of the Toolbar Buttons pack, not a default. Sorry about that, and up one star.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (4.0.1.1). 

Curacao

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Nice, but why no skin for the Bookmark Manager?

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (4.0.1.1). 

Smart Bookmarks Bar

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

A must-have add-on, which I've enjoyed using in 2.0.0.16. It's a good idea to use Favicon Picker 3 0.4.0.5 to complement this extension, to give you icons for bookmarked sites which don't have one.
One small bug detected: In 3.01, checking the Auto-hide function apparently causes any RSS feeds on the toolbar to stop working.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.4.2). 

Firesomething

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

A very amusing satire on Mozilla product names. One of the combinations it came up with was so catchy, I registered it as a domain. We need a few more add-ons like this, that don't do anything much, but make us smile.

Simple RSS Reader (SRR)

Where to report a bug? Rated 4 out of 5 stars

I think this is potentially the best RSS extension. It's nicely designed, and pleasingly unobtrusive. However, I think I may have picked up a bug, and am unable to find anywhere to report it. Developer's home page does not provide any support that I can see, and clicking on 'support section' in the review tips merely returns me to the review page.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.2.2).