Greasemonkey Version History

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Version 1.0beta2 251.9 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later

* New "@grant" metadata; with "@grant none" scripts run in content scope without security restrictions.
* Firefox version 4.0 or higher required.

Version 1.0beta1 176.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

* New "@grant" metadata; with "@grant none" scripts run in content scope without security restrictions.

Version 0.9.20 170.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

Enhancements:
  • When the toolbar is in text-only mode, the "Greasemonkey" label on the toolbar button will be striked-out when Greasemonkey is disabled. (#1544)
  • When selecting a script editor, the previous choice will be remembered and displayed. (#1546)

Bug fixes:
  • A change in 0.9.19 broke setTimeout() for a variety of cases, that has been reverted. (#1549, #1552, #1553)
  • Scripts with long names and/or file names could fail to install in Windows. (#1548)

Version 0.9.20.beta1 170.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

Bug fixes:
  • A change in 0.9.19 broke setTimeout() for a variety of cases, that has been reverted. (#1549, #1553)
  • Scripts with long names and/or file names could fail to install in Windows. (#1546)

Version 0.9.18 169.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

Enhancements:Bug fixes:
  • Add-on Manager shows correct data when re-installing (e.g. to update) a script. (#1476)
  • Re-installed scripts are put into the same directory as the original. (#1515)
  • The matches property of GM_info is now a list of (pattern) strings. (#1516)

Version 0.9.18.beta1 166.9 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

Version 0.9.17 166.9 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

Bug fixes:
  • Error: "aForced is not defined". (#1517)

Version 0.9.16 166.9 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

Enhancements:</p>
  • Expose information (including Greasemonkey version) to user scripts via GM_info. (#1452; also see #1512)
  • Track the install time of scripts. (This is designed to better support automatic updates for scripts ... still coming soon.) (#1513)
<p>Bug fixes:</p>
  • Editing script from the "New User Script" feature, to change any remote dependency (@icon,
    @require, @resource), could the script to malfunction. (#1504)
  • Enabling/disabling scripts from the status bar menu (Firefox 3 only). (#1506)
  • Incompatibility with GreaseFire. (#1507)
  • Failures during "Check for Updates" from the Add-on manager. (#1509)

Version 0.9.15 165.9 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

Bug fixes:
  • Editing an installed script to change any remote dependency (@icon, @require, @resource) could cause one or many scripts to be deleted. (#1466, #1502)
  • Certain @requires can break a script, due to javascript semicolon insertion rules. (#1491)<br/>
  • Toggling the enabled state of a script via the main (Tools > Greasemonkey) menu failed on Mac. (#1496)
  • Installing a script from local disk failed in 0.9.14. (#1501)

Version 0.9.14 162.8 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

Enhancements:
  • For new script installs, and installed scripts' updates (still not enabled by default) there is a progress meter for the download. (#1419)
Bug fixes:
  • Revert the changes to GM_xmlhttpRequest() in 0.9.13 (which were supposed to have no effect, but created a subtle bug). (#1472)
  • Guarantee that we do not create a specific kind of memory leak. (#1482)

Version 0.9.13 150.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

Enhancements:
  • Script updates install automatically. (#1442)
    In 0.9.12 we added update checking.  In 0.9.13 updates install automatically, but there's still some discussion over how to handle this best (#1455), so checking is still not enabled by default.  We hope to figure this out by the 0.9.14 release.  Some other update related work was done, mostly to make Firefox 3 work better.  (#1421, #1422, #1423)
  • Provide an Options item in the Monkey Menu. (#1447)
  • Add a Cancel button to the Options window. (#1454)
Bug fixes:
  • GM_getResourceText() was broken. (#1438)
  • You can properly select an application (bundle) for the editor on Mac OS X.  (#1439)
  • Fix GM_openInTab for Firefox 3. (#1444)
  • Fix when pages reassign the location during page load. (#1445)

Version 0.9.13.beta1 150.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

Since 0.9.12:

Enhancements:Bug fixes:
  • Fix a bug in GM_getResourceText() (#1438)
  • Fix picking script editor in Mac OS X. (#1439)
  • Fix GM_openInTab() in Firefox 3. (#1444)

Version 0.9.12 149.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

Enhancements:
  • Script update checking (limited!). (#1053)
  • Scripts run with the latest available version of Javascript. (#1403)
Bug fixes:
  • Shared window object. (#1278)
  • Right-clicking a script in the Monkey Menu works, even when no editor is configured.  (#1405)
  • Fix launching the editor.  (#1409)
  • Scripts with @match could break loading all other scripts.  (#1414)
  • When browsing local files, menu commands for all scripts (on all tabs) no longer display.  (#1424)
  • Fix GM_openInTab(). (#1428)

Version 0.9.12.beta2 148.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

See issues at github:
https://github.com/greasemonkey/greasemonkey/issues?milestone=26&state=closed

Note that script updating is added, but disabled by default. You can test it by using the "find updates" features from within the add-ons manager.

Version 0.9.12.beta1 143.4 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

Beta release for 0.9.12, includes the fix for #1409; sometimes setting/launching the script editor would fail.

Version 0.9.8.1 127.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 - 3.5.*

This release is intended to fix one specific problem affecting only Firefox 3.5. Newer versions of Firefox should be running newer versions of Greasemonkey.
https://github.com/greasemonkey/greasemonkey/issues/1411

Version 0.9.11 143.4 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

Apply a work-around for the problem Tab Mix Plus causes when attempting to open links in a new tab.

Version 0.9.10 143.4 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

Everything from 0.9.9 which was never approved by Mozilla, plus:

Bug fixes:
  • You will be prompted to pick a new editor if the existing setting is an invalid path. (#1386)
  • Changing views within the Add-ons Manager could cause the user script sort order to be wrong. (#1394)
Enhancements:
  • When a script causes an unhandled error, the display in the Error Console will be a bit easier to read. (#1396)
  • When Growl is not installed, Greasemonkey's notifications are less obtrusive. (#1397)
  • A range of internal code clean ups. (#1395, #1398, #1399, #1400, #1401)

Version 0.9.9 129.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

Bug fixes:
  • Pressing 'back' could rarely cause a script to run twice on the same page. (#1083)
  • Extended characters would get corrupted in new scripts. (#1236, #1315)
  • A full disk could cause loss of data (especially config.xml). (#1301)
  • (Affecting 0.9.8) Scripts would not install (all scripts in Firefox 3: #1389, always for certain scripts: #1391)
Enhancements:
  • GM_xmlhttpRequest() provides progress events. (#1081)
  • GM_xmlhttpRequset() provides a synchronous mode. (#1269)
  • By popular demand: a UI for editing @includes and @excludes. (#1362)

Version 0.9.8 127.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

Bug fixes:
  • User scripts cannot run in any about: pages besides about:blank. (Security enhancement; #1375)
Enhancements:
  • Global, user specified, @exclude rules. (#1002)
  • New @run-at metadata imperative, which supports value document-start, as well as the standard document-end behavior. Please see the documentation. (#1103)
  • Support for @match metadata imperative, as implemented by Google Chrome. Thanks to Scriptish for original implementation. (#1377)
  • Support for full regular expression syntax in @include/@exclude rules. Please see the documentation. (#1378)

Version 0.9.7 116.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later

Bug fixes:
  • Scripts with broken @icons will install, just with no icon. (#1214)
  • Editing the @icon line of a script will take effect immediately. (#1215)
  • Remote resources (@require, @resource, @icon) that redirect to other URLs will now work. (#1222)
Enhancements:
  • Compatibility with Firefox 6 and 7. (#1357)
  • GM_openInTab() will respect the insertRelatedAfterCurrent preference. (#1370)

Version 0.9.6 115.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later

Bug fixes:
  • GM_openInTab() fails in Firefox 3. (#1361)
  • Firefox 5: Error in Add-ons Manager. (#1367)
Enhancements:
  • Add "get user scripts" link to the Add-ons Manager. (#1213)
  • Pass site cookies when downloading scripts. (#1359)

Version 0.9.5 115.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later

Primarily because a serious issue was found in the not-yet-reviewed 0.9.4, version 0.9.5 has been hurried out.
Bug fixes:
  • Installing and uninstalling the same script many times does not work properly. (#1353)
  • GM_xmlhttpRequest() does not work in Firefox 5 betas. (#1354)
  • (Introduced in 0.9.4:) Cannot enable nor disable scripts. (#1355)
  • Installing the first user script while the user scripts pane of the add-ons manager is open leaves the "no user scripts" warning. (#1356)
Enhancements:
  • The installation dialog shows the script version, if provided with @version. (#1349)

Version 0.9.3 112.6 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later

Bug fixes:
  • Error message logged ("Redeclaration of const document")/high CPU usage when closing the sidebar. (#1226, #1298)
  • Navigating to a .user.js inside a frame works like anywhere else. (#1248)
  • The list of user scripts in the Add-ons Manager would sometimes forget its sort order. (#1307)
  • Compatibility enhancement with AutoPager (broken in 0.9.2). (#1344)
  • Passing a non-function to GM_registerMenuCommand()'s commandFunc broke the entire menu, and items showed up in the wrong order (both broken in 0.9.2). (#1346, #1347)
Enhancements:
  • Passing the Referer header works, for GM_xmlhttpRequest(). (#1240)
  • Accessibility: The sort buttons in the Add-ons Manager work with keyboard input (space/enter). (#1345)

Version 0.9.2 113.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later

This release primarily fixes some of the problems discovered since 0.9.0.

Bug Fixes:
  • Failure on OSX when Growl is installed, but not running. (#1264)
  • Incorrect display of Greasemonkey icon in Add-ons window (Firefox 3.6, OS X). (#1284, #1291)
  • Provide a sort bar, to control display order of the scripts in the Add-ons manager, for Firefox 4. (#1293)
  • Remove "accelerator" keys from GM_registerMenuCommand(). (#1312, previously)
  • Work around incompatibility with Personas Plus extension. (#1253)
Enhancements:
  • Provide a toolbar button, and remove the status bar icon for Firefox 4. (#1227)
  • When re-installing a script (e.g. for an update), keep it in the same execution order. (#1267)
  • Keep the add-ons manager view up to date when changing (installing/enabling/disabling/etc) user scripts. (#1305)

Version 0.9.1 95.2 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later

This is primarily a quick release to deal with bugs found in 0.9.0.

Bug fixes:

  • Fix user script sandbox wrapping. This deals with lots of problems like eval(). (#1258, also #1254, #1260, #1263, #1265)<br>If your script(s) stopped working with 0.9.0, this should fix them.

  • Fixed rare bug when installing scripts. (#1250)

  • Fixed errors when Growl is not installed on Mac OS X. (#1249)

  • Fixed problems with relative @require imperatives. (#1262)


New features/improvements:

  • Allow sorting by descending (as well as ascending) execution order. (#1217)


Known issues:

  • Incompatible with All-in-One Sidebar. (#1252)

  • Incompatible with Personas extension. (#1253)

Version 0.9.0 95.2 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later

New Features:
  • Compatibility with Firefox 4! Note that because of Firefox bug 612025 this is somewhat unsafe for 4.0b7 to 4.0b9 (inclusive). Beta 10 should be fixed (the nightly build on January 14th definitely is). Firefox 4 support is still preliminary. Everything probably works, but not everything works really well. The backlog of bugs for the next release is primarily focused on this.
  • Complete integration with the standard Firefox Add-ons dialog, treating User Scripts as just another kind of browser add-on.
  • A global options dialog, where the script editor can always be selected. (#1012, #1109)
  • Live in-place editing for the entire script, including metadata (@name, @require, @include, @exclude, etc.). (#1148, #1157, #1165)
  • Web pages that end in .user.js are loaded as normal, instead of being installed as a user script. (#1184)

Bug fixes / minor enhancements:
  • All Greasemonkey windows respond to standard close window keyboard shortcuts. (#1085)
  • Support for @icon metadata imperative, displayed in the new add-ons manager integration. (#1096)
  • Support user and password for GM_xmlHttpRequest(). (#1100)
  • Support @version metadata imperative. (#1110)
  • Suppress spurious Error: not well-formed (// ==UserScript==) error messages. (#1134)
  • The "install" menu item is removed. (#1196)

Version 0.8.20100408.6 155.6 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.6.*

Features:
  • Add a hidden preference to allow greasing the unmht: scheme. (#1038)
  • Allow relative URLs to be used for GM_xmlhttpRequest(), just like standard XMLHttpRequest. (#1057)
  • Performance enhancements and code improvements to internal logic behind @include and @exclude rules. (#1070 #1074 #1089)
  • Added translations: ca-ES, cs, fr, nl, sr-RS, vi.


Bug fixes:
  • GM_xmlhttpRequest() can fail when Object.prototype has been modified. (#1065)
  • Two warnings upon making new script via "New User Script". (#1069)
  • Installing scripts from the hard drive (instead of via the web) can fail.Link (#1077)
  • Fix a flaw that could allow websites to prevent Greasemonkey from running. (#1082)
  • Error "this.menuCommanders is undefined" bug when closing a browser window. (#1087)
  • Error "ScriptDownloader is not defined" Linkwhen performing view source on a user script. (#1091)

Version 0.8.20100211.5 146.4 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.6.*

  • Add an abort() method for GM_xmlhttpRequest. (#1007)
  • Increase compatibility with bleeding-edge Firefox versions. (#1054)
  • Display a "welcome" page to new users when they install. (#1006)
  • Fix hooking into the console object for Firebug 1.5.

Version 0.8.20100211.5 146.4 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.6.*