QuickFolders (Tabbed Folders) Version History

83 versions

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Version 3.7.3 448.5 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

  • updated CA locale
  • synchronized background color picker and background color of non-palette preview tabs (when choosing a palette item, the background color will correspond)
  • improved faulty font coloring in tab on current folder bar
  • improved padding of (flat-style) toolbarbuttons
  • improved readability of active colored tabs and pastel support in apple-pills style by choosing appropriate text-shadow
  • fixed mail me link on options tab

Version 3.7 447.5 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

  • [Bug 24945] Removed Accelerator on quickFolders options button that cause QF options to come up when ALT+O was pressed
  • Fixed insufficient height of filter notification
  • removed legacy deprecated css attributes to its own style sheet
  • [Bug 25061] added checkbox so the "new subfolder" item can be disabled when dragging
  • removed any empty popup menus that may occur during dragging.
  • Completed pt-BR locale (thanks to Marcelo Ghelman)
  • Fixed zh-CN locale

Version 3.6 454.7 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

  • Complete overhaul of the palette - removed images for performance and completely redesigned Pastel style
  • Added paint mode - recent folders tab can now also be customized
  • added "use Palette" options for the status color choices (default, active, hovered, draggedOver)
  • Fixed synchronizing quickFilters status / notifications
  • added "Pushbuttons" style
  • Fixed [bug 24835] Linux: tabs can't be customized; "Bling My Tabs!" has no effect
  • fixed some glitches that caused hovered & active folder to "push down" toolbar border.
  • more refinements for filters from the quickFilters project: use quickFilters settings for advanced naming conventions (parent folder, 1st condition value)

Version 3.5 428.0 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1pre and later

  • Added button for Search Folder context menu
  • Added localization in Filter List
  • Fixed Postbox bug - adding new folders to the QuickFolders toolbar was broken
  • Improved & tightened Filter List layout, pre publishing the changes planned in Thunderbird
    [Bug 450302]
    New Feature in Filter List: added count of displayed filters (Thunderbird only)
  • Improved interactive icons
  • Fixed: unstyled buttons and missing border-radius in Thunderbird 13+ due to CSS deprecations
  • Fixed: [Bug 24864] "updateUserStyles - TypeError: ss.href is null" caused by the Rise of The Tools extension
  • Feature: [Bug 24715] Added main Toolbar toggle button
  • Added folder context menu button to current folder bar
  • Added option to hide message navigation buttons ([P]revious unread, [N]ext unread, next [T]hread) from current Folder bar, as there exist
    keyboard shortcuts ([P], [N], [T]) for these.
  • Folder categories - added ability to copy existing QF tab to a Category, without the message "Folder already has a tab", even if it has no category
  • Updated Dutch and Hungarian locales
  • Fixed regression that caused unread count not to be updated anymore
  • Removed unnecessary console outputs
  • removed styling hacks that looked like namespace pollutions
  • replaced is.. functions with get properties

Version 3.1 408.6 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

  • [Bug 24767] right-click+Control shows QF commands popup only.
  • Folder categories - added ability to copy existing QF tab to a new Category, without the message "Folder already has a tab"
  • [Bug 24766] Support MOVING folders by dragging them from foldertree to a QF location and holding down SHIFT
    (currently this works only on Windows - somehow Tb doesn't detect the SHIFT state in Linux)
  • Added Filter List enhancements (search filters box, move to top button, move to bottom button)
    - localization of this feature will be provided in the next maintenance release.
  • Fixed - if a Folder is renamed the corresponding Tab looses the connection leading to invalid / missing tabs
  • changed overlay using messenger.xul instead of mailWindowOverlay.xul
  • [Bug 24736] fixed & simplified overlay for single Message window; fixed closing current folder bar in single message window
  • added option for disabling current folder bar on single message window
  • about:config (for advanced Debug and other hidden settings) used to be obscured behind the options dialog
  • stylesheet fix in seaMonkey
  • added border around the close button on the (filter) notification message to make it better visible
  • increased minimum width of label on Current Folder bar from 12 to 16em to avoid resizing on newsgroups
  • Added about:config shortcut to Recent Folder Icon (max number of entries) on Advanced Options
  • Fixed a button size issue with SeaMonkey Modern Theme which was causing some buttons in current Folder bar to be too big
  • Raised minVersion for Thunderbird to 3.1

Version 3.0.2 384.0 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 2.0 and later

  • "Filter Learning Wizard" - use the new Create Filter button to create mail filtering on the fly.
  • Thread Tools - added "mark thread as read" command on click. Very useful when reading newsgroups or lots of group mail.
  • Reorganization of options window (split first page into General and Advanced)
  • Some current folder tool buttons and mail context menu items now configurable
  • Most layout changes can be previewed instantly

Version 2.13 331.8 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 2.0 and later

2.10

  • Added hidden Option for disabling drag to New folder in local accounts [Bug 22812]
  • Made compatible with Thunderbird 10.0 (new overlay because of structural changes)
  • Replaced Mostly Crystal Icons with the original ones from Everaldo Crystal Project (version from 2003); Crystal Icons are released under GNU General Public License
  • Renamed 'bookmark' to 'tab' to make descriptions easier to understand
  • Tab Categories - Highlight "uncategorized" item if a folder has no category; optimized category retrieval by caching cat array.
  • Tab Categories - added logic to unselect other items if show ALWAYS or UNCATEGORIZED are selected
  • Tab Categories - fixed Category Remove / Rename which was broken due to introduction of "use strict"
  • Tab Categories: added tab title to dialog
2.11

  • improvements for showing correct folder size results after compact / empty trash etc.
  • Inbox Folders => added "Get Mail" menu item
  • fixed issues from 2.10 with winstripe / qute theme on windows 7 causing all menu items to be shifted left.
2.12

  • bugfix for users of older Thunderbird versions (3 to 8). In these versions the current folder toolbar is hidden
2.13

  • Fixed: in some cases, rename categories or delete categories can fail.

Version 2.12 330.8 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 2.0 and later

bugfix for users of older Thunderbird versions (3 to 8). In these versions the current folder toolbar is hidden

Version 2.11 329.7 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 2.0 and later

2.10

  • Added hidden Option for disabling drag to New folder in local accounts [Bug 22812]
  • Made compatible with Thunderbird 10.0 (new overlay because of structural changes)
  • Replaced Mostly Crystal Icons with the original ones from Everaldo Crystal Project (version from 2003); Crystal Icons are released under GNU General Public License
  • Renamed 'bookmark' to 'tab' to make descriptions easier to understand
  • Tab Categories - Highlight "uncategorized" item if a folder has no category; optimized category retrieval by caching cat array.
  • Tab Categories - added logic to unselect other items if show ALWAYS or UNCATEGORIZED are selected
  • Tab Categories - fixed Category Remove / Rename which was broken due to introduction of "use strict"
  • Tab Categories: added tab title to dialog

2.11

  • improvements for showing correct folder size results after compact / empty trash etc.
  • Inbox Folders => added "Get Mail" menu item
  • fixed issues from 2.10 with winstripe / qute theme on windows 7 causing all menu items to be shifted left.

Version 2.9.4 252.9 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 2.0 and later

  • Pushed Postbox Compatibility to 3.*
  • Make is possible to use multiple categories per tab [Bug 22812]
  • height fixes in Apple Pills style

Version 2.9.3 251.9 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 2.0 and later

  • Fixed - Go to Parent Folder was not working
  • Improved - Tab text color to white / black on applePill layout selected folder
  • Improved Font coloring for native tabs, apple pills and flat style; made background color for apple pills configurable, for use also with dark themes
  • Fixed striped pastel style
  • Improved collapsing behavior of "Pimp My Tabs" page
  • Improved theme integration of Current Folder Bar by making background transparent
  • added some transition effects
  • New Feature - [Bug 24435] On clicking a QF tab, activate corresponding mail Tab (Thunderbird + SeaMonkey only)
  • Fixed bug in SeaMonkey that changed current folder URI when new mail Tab was opened by CTRL+Click on QF Tab

Version 2.9.1 249.9 kB Works with Thunderbird 2.0 and later

This is an emergency bugfix for older versions of Thunderbird ()2.* and 3.*) fixing [Bug 24451] On older versions of Thunderbird (pre 4.2) the Tabs are not displayed as QuickFolders can not be loaded completely.

Version 2.9 249.9 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 2.0 and later

  • Fixed [Bug 24389]version history and update popup happen always<br>
    Stability fixes on version updates - firstRun check is now only run _after_ extension version number was retrieved from AddonManager
  • Removed popup "successfully upgraded to version..." and replaced with a sliding notification panel
  • added "use strict" for better namespace pollution control
  • added hidden option to suppress version history on update

Version 2.8 246.8 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 2.0 and later

Version 2.7.2 245.8 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 2.0 and later

  • Fixed [Bug 24223] - In Postbox, after displaying the calender. the message pane could not be displayed by clicking on the messages tab
  • Added checkbox for option to hide QF toolbar when not needed
  • Avoid TB logging unnecessary errors in Stack Trace during unnecessary FolderLoaded events [Bug 24223]

Version 2.7.1 243.7 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 2.0 and later

  • Fixed [Bug 24143] - In Linux, the folder disappear and ALT+N shortcuts disabled on upgrade to 2.7 - renamed Current Folder XUL files.
  • Added option to hide QF toolbar when it is not needed (e.g. Calendar view)
  • Fixed: In Postbox could not drag new folders to toolbar (Error: msgFolder.QueryInterface is not a function)
  • Fixed a bug that caused folders to disappear on TB2 on Mac Systems (related to new Current Folder Bar)
  • Right dropmarker did not display correctly when reordering tabs
  • know issues: in Postbox / SeaMonkey the drag mail icon on Current Folder Bar does not work
  • Fixed Bug [24188] - font color in flat style tabs is ignored (tabs without individual color settings)

Version 2.7 241.7 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 2.0 and later

  • Added pastel style
  • Added custom radius
  • First Run tidy ups:replace "QuickFolders.ActiveTab.Style.background-color" with "extensions.quickfolders.style.ActiveTab.background-color" etc.
  • Added Mac Style by Christopher White(CWA-Design + Testing, AG QF integration)
  • Added Next / Previous unread Mail buttons
  • Added checkbox for hiding qf toolbar menu icon (cogwheel)
  • Added dropdown for theming and theming dependant customization
  • Split Native Style into Tabs and Buttons, implemented Selected on Tabs look
  • Options dialog now remembers last panel selected
  • Fixed [Bug 23930] Recent Folders Tab Dropdown stops working after a Message Dropped into it
  • Fixed "expunged n bytes" message for Empty Trash, Empty Junk and Compact Folder
  • It is now possible to add the Current Folder button to the QuickFolder tab (like a drag from the folder tree)
  • Improved behavior when adding an existing QuickFolder (selects category correctly, even if not categorized or display always is selected)
  • Renamed toxic preferences
Known issues
  • the label for goto next / Previous unread Mail is currently not localized (last minute feature!)
  • when multiple messages are selected the Current Folder toolbar is not visible (this works in Postbox though, so multiple messages can be dragged)

Version 2.6 224.3 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 2.0 - 5.0b2pre

  • Fixed [Bug 24071] removed Current Folder toolbar in message fullscreen mode
  • Bugfix - Category dropdown was invisible in Thunderbird 2.0
  • added option extensions.quickfolders.showToolIcon for hiding tools menu icon
  • Bugfix - on SeaMonkey 2.1 adding folders to the QuickFolders toolbar from the folderpane did not work anymore
  • Style improvements for unstyled tabs, fixed [Bug 24070]
  • Expanded more options for Recent Folder menu (right-click Display Recent Folders in Options window)
  • Repaired "Purge Junk" command in Current Folder Toolbar
  • Fixed [Bug 24073] SeaMonkey does not open Version History in internal browser.

Version 2.5 221.2 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.3a4pre

  • Added Tools Menu dropdown button on main toolbar
  • Added Current Folder Toolbar (single message view)
  • Added (configurable) Hotkey for rebuilding folders
  • Added option for disabling recent folders button on QuickFolders toolbar
  • Support for Postbox 2.5beta!
  • Added new folder command: "Delete junk in current folder"
  • Tabs in Options Dialog now have Icons
Bugfixes
  • Fixed issues with badly visible font colors on dark colored Tabs
  • Replaced deprecated popupNode with triggerNode and workaround code for modern Gecko Versions

Version 2.4 227.3 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1b2, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.3a3pre


  • Improved Performance during lengthy mail downloads by not _completely_ rebuilding the visible tabs (now only updating labels and popupmenus of the existing tabs so that counts & "unread style" are up to date
  • added "repair folder" command (mail folder menu)
  • added "folder properties" command (mail folder menu)
  • added toolbar context menu items for rebuilding the tabs and for removing orphaned tabs

Version 2.3 212.0 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.3a1pre

  • Update the timestamp of target folder even when moving unread emails - this will make Recent Folders tab more useful.
  • (Postbox) Fixed [Bug 23542] which caused Move (& Copy) Messages to fail in Postbox version > 2.0
  • (Postbox) Fixed display of Version history after upgrade

Version 2.2 212.0 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.3a1pre

  • added compatibility with Postbox 2.2
    <br>known issues: [Bug 23492] using Postbox 2.1 you can not currently move an email to a subfolder via a context menu item. Probably a Postbox bug - we have reported this to the Postbox development team (because it worked in 2.0.2) and are awaiting their answer.
  • Fixed [Bug 23500] Tabs begin counting at "2" when using Recent Folders tab

Version 2.1 210.9 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.3a1pre

  • Fixed a problem when dragging to New Folder from find result list (error message: no source folder)
  • Added Recent Folders Tab
  • Added locale sv-SE by Mikael Hiort af Ornaes
  • Fixed Positioning of Folder Menus

Version 2.0 201.7 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3, Thunderbird 1.5 - 3.3a1pre

  • Added drag and drop from folder submenu to add new QF tab
  • New Right-click Tab context menu layout, added folder commands (Mark read, compact, rename, delete, xpunge)
  • Added: Create new folder on drag feature! POP only (as it can crash IMAP accounts), not a feature in TB2.
  • Fixed [Bug 23209] CTRL+Number Shortcut opens new content tabs
  • Fixed [Bug 21317] During drag & drop, the top item in subfolders list is not sorted alphabetically
  • Fixed CTRL+Shift+Number did not move selected messages
  • Compatible with Postbox 2.0.b3
  • Fixed a bug that made reordering quicktabs to the right of their current position fail sometimes
  • TB2 - Fixed - hidden shadows option and made icons option visible again

Version 1.9.7.3 191.5 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3, Thunderbird 1.5 - 3.2a1pre

  • Fixed [Bug 23147] Dragging emails onto a Tab with subfolders does not open popup (1.9.7)
  • Fixed [Bug 23121] Using Japanese characters in tab, "moji-bake" Problem after restart
  • Fixed [Bug 23129] popup menu points with subfolders ignored click (since 1.9.3)
  • Fixed [Bug 23077] Active/Hovered/Drag colors do not override filled style
  • Fixed [Bug 23091] which affected TB2 users again
  • Also includes fix of [Bug 23118] which caused some Thunderbird 2 users not to be able to see their tabs.
  • added GPL 3 license.txt

Version 1.9.5 187.4 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3, Thunderbird 1.5 - 3.1.*

  • [Bug 22902] Added ensureStyleSheetLoaded method for testing

  • Fixed [Bug 23091] this caused parent subfolder to be opened instead of subfolder (if not visible in folder tree)

  • Added deep scanning of folder counts and display for all sub menu items. menus with unread nested sub folders also bold.

  • Fixed missing translation in french options screen

  • Fixed [Bug 23078] the (black) font on the full colored pimped tabs was unreadeable. Hardcoded to White for dark backgrounds.
    (only when using filled style) this overrides the user set font color

  • improved spacing around Category Dropdown

Version 1.9.3 186.4 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3, Thunderbird 1.5 - 3.2a1pre

  • Simplified folder navigation - you will be able to click / drag on expanding popup nodes, similar to the Firefox bookmark menus - no more duplication / right dragging for these. this also resolves Bug 22901
  • Added Version History link to Options / Support Panel
  • Feature Request link on Support Panel (uses Bugzilla)

Version 1.9.1 180.2 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.0.*, Thunderbird 1.5 - 3.2a1pre

  • Fixed Bug 22585 - Smart Folders view erratically switched to standard folder if clicked folder is in a collapsed tree branch
  • Fixed Bug 21054 - Enabled scrolling long menus while dragging by using code from Robert Gibson's "Scroll Menus On Drag" extension https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1411
  • Fixed Bug 22695 - now folders can be moved within the folder tree without QuickFolders losing track of them
  • Added code for displaying counts of subfolders (suggested by Pavel)
  • Added code for customizing the "QuickFolders" label (suggested by Pavel)
  • Added an option for sorting subfolders in menus alphabetically
  • On Upgrade of an existing version, now shows version history and donation page.
  • Added locale sr by DakSrbija
  • tightened up namespace pollution issues
  • Added version history jump to options dialog (right-click from version number)

Version 1.8.8 179.2 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.0.*, Thunderbird 1.5 - 3.0.*

  • fixed missing Icons in options and reorder tabs dialogs.
  • Added locale zh-CN by Loviny
  • Added CTRL+Click tab shortcut for opening a new mail tab.

Version 1.8.7 175.1 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.0.*, Thunderbird 1.5 - 3.0.*

  • added tooltiptext with full folder name + server
  • Fixed some layout issues in Options screen (linux case sensitivity, vertical spacing)
  • localized Add-Ons description
  • added hidden option for not changing the folder tree view (extensions.quickfolders.disableFolderSwitching)
  • further reduced namespace pollution
  • moved all picture resources to skin folder and packaged into a jar file to conserve resources (1 file handle instead of 81)