SelectionSK Version History

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Version 0.7.10 137.5 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, Thunderbird 6.0 and later

[+] - added, [=] - changed, [x] - fixed
[x] options didn't remember chosen target language
[+] language names will be shown in native language in the preferences window
[+] more supported languages added for Bing Translation and Google Translate
[+] added option to change font size of translation window
[x] urban dictionary translation engine fixed

Version 0.7.9 136.2 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, Thunderbird 6.0 and later

[+] - added, [=] - changed, [x] - fixed
[+] German translation added
[+] added option to save an original text in addition to translation
[=] google translation parser re-implemented, hope to fix some rare issues with non-working Google translation
[=] Merriam-Webster translation engine improved, more words will be recognized, pronunciation will be shown
[x] yandex translation engine updated in order to reflect site changes, once again
[x] fix for additional menu items - most of the standard items which rely on global context menu suppose to work now

Version 0.7.8 131.7 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, Thunderbird 6.0 and later

[+] - added, [=] - changed, [x] - fixed
[+] added support for RMB when extension configured to open result in the same tab; right mouse button click will open result in the new tab next to current
[+] added an option to hide original text in the translation window (compact mode)
[+] 'Change Case' renamed to 'Transform', "quote" text transformation added
[+] RMB on "embedded_underscore" transformation will remove underscores
[=] Chinese (Traditional) translation updated

Version 0.7.7 130.9 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, Thunderbird 6.0 and later

[+] - added, [=] - changed, [x] - fixed
[x] yandex, bing translation engine updated in order to reflect site changes, once again

Version 0.7.6 130.9 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, Thunderbird 6.0 and later

[+] - added, [=] - changed, [x] - fixed
[+] WordReference dictionary and thesaurus added
[x] Merriam-Webster translation engine updated in order to reflect site changes, once again
[x] no restart is needed for activate\deactivate status bar icon
[=] Ctrl will close popup, so Ctrl-C and other Ctrl- keystrokes will work
[+] Option to add separator when save to file added
[=] Russian, Korean, Chinese (Traditional) translations updated
[+] Polish translation added

Version 0.7.5 122.9 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, Thunderbird 6.0 and later

[+] - added, [=] - changed, [x] - fixed

[x] auto-hide for non-intrusive popup button will work the same way as popup menu
[x] fixed a bug when popup menu disappears when tab in the background finished opening
[x] fixed sticky right shift in the edit fields
[x] yandex, google translation engine updated in order to reflect site changes, once again
[+] 'append to any file' added
[+] Chinese (Traditional) translation added

Version 0.7.4 117.8 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, Thunderbird 6.0 and later

[+] - added, [=] - changed, [x] - fixed

[+] change case functionality is available for Thunderbird's new email or reply windows and online editors like GMail
[+] experimental highlight functionality added for Thunderbird's new email or reply windows and online editors like GMail
[+] url detection will recognize basic authentication details embedded in the url
[=] 'clear highlight' moved to regular context menu
[x] minor improvements in translation engines
[=] Russian, Portuguese (Brazilian) translations updated

Version 0.7.3 117.8 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, Thunderbird 6.0 and later

[+] - added, [=] - changed, [x] - fixed
[+] added access in the preferences to the FF feature "Select words with trailing space". By default it is on, which is annoying, so addon will allow to disable it easily
[x] fixed a bug when addon didn't work if both, "Automatically copy or append selection to clipboard" and "Blink on auto-copy or auto-append" were set, but toolbar button is hidden
[+] Korean translation added

Version 0.7.2 112.6 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, Thunderbird 6.0 and later

[+] - added, [=] - changed, [x] - fixed
[+] toolbar icon added; functionality is the same as status bar icon
[+] advanced users can customize domains for URL detection in the about:config
[x] various translation improvements

Version 0.7.1 96.3 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, Thunderbird 6.0 and later

[+] - added, [=] - changed, [x] - fixed
[x] some translations were not registered in the manifest file

Version 0.7 109.6 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, Thunderbird 6.0 and later

[+] - added, [=] - changed, [x] - fixed
[=] various improvements for all translation engines
[x] workaround for FF 8 mouse events implemented; popup will not show up if there is a selected text and scrollbar is in use
[+] status bar icon added, provides following functionality
- left mouse button click allows change extension status (enabled\disabled)
- middle mouse button click opens empty translation window
- right mouse button click opens extension preferences
- icon blinks on auto-copy or auto-append if configured in the preferences
- icon visibility can be changed in the preferences
[+] it will be possible change extension status (enabled\disabled) using keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Alt+S; shortcut can be changed in the preferences
[=] extension icons changed
[+] menu button added, it can be shown instead of popup menu; main menu will be shown if user clicks on button or if user holds mouse cursor on the button for a second
[x] Open URL functionality was broken for some URLs as a side effect from "Multiple URLs" support added to previous version. Fixed.
[x] Menu layout was not saved in certain configurations due to FF bug 512240. Workaround implemented
[x] fixed garbled text in 'Menu Items' and 'Additional Menu Items' for certain locales
[x] do not close translation window if context menu is presented
[+] option to disable auto-copy in the edit boxes added. Auto-copy is disabled in edit boxes by default
[x] Thunderbird highlight function is working now
[+] Russian, Chinese (Simplified), French translations added

Version 0.6 97.3 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, Thunderbird 6.0 and later

[+] - added, [=] - changed, [x] - fixed
[x] Open URL functionality was broken for some URLs if "detect obfuscated URLs" enabled. Fixed.
[=] EOL (end of line) handling improved. Will be handled separately for Win, Mac and *nix.
[+] Multiple URLs support added. If more than one URL detected than new menu item "Multiple URLs" will appear; there will be possible to select URLs and open, download or copy to clipboard all of them in once
[=] Google Translate support reimplemented (no API used since it is deprecated), Bing Translator improved. Bing Translator is default engine now, because it is more stable and provides more functionality
[+] Swedish, Portuguese (Brazilian) translations added
[+] Thunderbird support added

Version 0.5 104.4 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

[+] - added, [=] - changed, [x] - fixed
[+] merriam-webster dictionary added
[=] access keys added to every menu item
[+] added access to "middle mouse paste" FF functionality, available in preferences on the Advanced tab
[+] added option to show top N search engines in the main menu, available in preferences on the Advanced tab
[+] double click on the translation result in the translation window will allow to edit it; feature is available only for Google Translate and Bing Translator - other engines are dictionaries, so result of translation is precise, no need to edit it
[+] Alt+Ctrl+T will open empty translation window, so it will be possible to type any text and translate it once Enter will be pressed
[+] Ctrl+C will copy the page title and URL to the clipboard if there is no selected text
[+] ESC will clear highlighting and selection
[+] Menu is fully customizable now - items can be hidden, position of the item can be changed, separator can be added after any item
[=] Google Dictionary is not available anymore, removed. Instead, Google Translate improved for the case when single word selected.
[+] Obfuscated URLs and email addresses like "hxxt://website(dot)name(dot)com" or "mail(at)provider(dot)com" will be detected and de-obfuscated, appropriate configuration options added to the advanced tab
[+] items from Firefox context menu can be duplicated to the extension menu; that provides the easy integration with Firefox and other extensions because many extensions add custom items into Firefox context menu

Version 0.4.2 80.9 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

[+] - added, [=] - changed, [x] - fixed
[x] OpenURL converts selection to lower case which cause issues with some URLs. URLs like "something.ru" are not recognized. Both issues corrected.
[x] menu items for search engines will be prefixes with addon name for uniqueness

Version 0.4.1 80.9 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

[+] - added, [=] - changed, [x] - fixed
[=] View selection source will always open new window (workaround for viewPartialSource.js issue with global variables).
[x] Google dictionary is not available anymore, removed.

Version 0.4 84.0 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

[+] - added, [=] - changed, [x] - fixed
[+] "Search with..." menu item can be hidden
[+] option to enable\disable phrase search added
[+] option to paste selection to the search bar added
[x] Gmail compatibility
[x] selection will remain if popup closed due to inactivity
[+] save to file functionality added; it will be possible to creates a log-type file and save current selection (plain text or HTML) or translation result
[+] double click on the text in the translation window will allow to edit it; text will be re-translated once Enter will be pressed
[+] change case functionality added; available only in editable text boxes

Version 0.2 68.6 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

[+] - added, [=] - changed, [x] - fixed
[x] URL with uppercase characters will be correctly detected
[=] multi-word search string will be quoted, so search result will be better
[+] left mouse click opens new tab according to Firefox settings (see checkbox at Options\Tabs\Switch to new tab immediately). Right mouse click will inverse the behavior.
[+] send to mail recipient functionality added; will popup empty email with selection added to the email body; email subject will be populated with site URL
[=] popup menu will be closed automatically if key is pressed within editable text boxes
[=] copy\append to clipboard functionality reimplemented; left mouse click will copy or append to clipboard according to current setting, right mouse click will inverse the behavior
[+] extension will work inside HTMLTextAreaElement
[=] nsITimer will be used instead of window.setTimeout
[+] View Selection Source will open a source in new or current tab, depending from configuration