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|User since||April 19, 2009|
|Number of add-ons developed||1 add-on|
|Average rating of developer's add-ons||Rated 4 out of 5 stars|
Adds a toolbar button and keyboard shortcut to switch between the default page colors and user-defined colors.
Firefox shortcut: Control-Shift-C
SeaMonkey shortcut: Control-K
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This addon does exactly want I wanted - it automatically switches the new autoplay toggle to the off position after the current Youtube video starts playing. I no longer have to scramble to click Cancel when the video ends to prevent another video from automatically playing.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.8).
Thank you for creating this little add-on to add back Reload to the View menu! I don't know why the Firefox developers saw fit to remove it. I kept being thwarted every time my fingers typed Alt-V-R and it wasn't working anymore. Now it works again.
This add-on provides exactly what I was looking for - a context menu option for choosing which browser to open links with.
I am now using it with both Firefox and Thunderbird, on 64-bit Windows 7.
Tip 1: The add-on Homepage explains how to create a "Launchy.xml" file for manually configuring the context menu items. A tab in the Add-on Options shows the path of the chrome folder into which the launchy.xml file should be placed. If there is no chrome folder in that location, create the folder.
Tip 2: If the Launchy context menu indicates that no applications were found, it may be due to a syntax problem in the launchy.xml file. Don't include double quotes around the program path. Backslashes and spaces within the program path seem to be ok. After updating the launchy.xml file, close Thunderbird and restart it for the changes to get picked up.
The add-on works fine, but the functionality isn't what I was expecting. I thought that it was for configuring the referring URL that would get sent FROM a particular site, rather than the URL that is sent TO the site. It might help if the add-on's description were updated to clarify this.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.8.16).
This add-on is very useful! It lets me easily look up words in dictionaries, look up addresses in Google Maps, and translate text, among other possibilities.
This add-on's functionality is similar to the DictionarySearch add-on, but with some extra features, such as the option to open the results in a new window rather than a tab. It also uses a subfolders in the context menu, whereas DictionarySearch puts everything at the top level of the menu, which can make it cluttered.
- If using the option to show results in a new window, any pipe symbols in the URL can cause a problem. So replace them by %7C.
For example, for Google Translate, use this URL:
- The selected text gets truncated, due to the add-on's use of the getBrowserSelection() function. Updating the code to instead use content.getSelection() avoids the text being truncated. I'm using Firefox 8, so I can't guarantee that function would work in earlier versions.
The Translate Page function works great. But the "Translate This Selection" does not work for me - when I select the context menu item, nothing happens. I am running Firefox 8.0.1 on Windows 7 64bit.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.7.5).
Thank you, I was looking for something like this! When viewing photos and videos, I have to switch my monitor's settings to very bright in order to be able to see them well, but then having a a white page background hurts my eyes. So being able to easily switch the page colors is very useful for me.
The only draw-back I've found is that some sites like YouTube use the user's text color by default, even when overriding the background color. Note that this is a problem with the website, not with the add-on - the problem occurs even without the add-on installed. So if your settings are a black background and yellow text, for example, then when viewing that site with the page-specified settings, you may get (their) white background and (your) yellow text, which is not a good combination. But since this add-on makes it easy to toggle between the page settings and my own settings, that's not a big problem for me.