rikaichan Version History

21 versions

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Version 2.07 529.2 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 5.0 and later

* Fix problem parsing data again.

Version 2.06 528.4 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 5.0 and later

  • Fix a problem with the context menu checkmark.
  • Fix a problem parsing the Warodai dictionary data.
  • Write the Unicode byte-order marker when saving to a new UTF-8 file. This can be disabled in the options.

Version 2.05 528.4 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 5.0 and later

Small fix: In Firefox 14 the toolbar button was always shown as pushed-in making it look
like it was always enabled.

Version 2.04 528.4 KB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 and later

  • Fix Thunderbird tabs, conversation mode.
  • Fix Firefox "always start" not working correctly.
  • In Firefox, show toolbar icon by default. To remove: Right-click, customize, drag off the toolbar.

Version 2.03 528.4 KB Works with Firefox 2.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 and later

  • Added a lookup box that you can add anywhere in the toolbar. Press ESC or double-click the popup to close the display. See http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/how-do-i-customize-toolbars for instructions on how to customize the toolbar.
  • Added Firefox option to show the lookupbar at the bottom of the screen.
  • Added option to hide "(X)" marked dictionary entries.
  • Fixed Firefox lookupbar positioning (again).
  • Fixed a few problems in Options dialog.

Version 2.02 579.6 KB Works with Firefox 2.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.3a4pre

  • When a new dictionary is added, the Dictionary tab of the Options window is
    now shown to remind users that they can change the order.
  • The "d" key that hides/shows definition is now temporary and a restart will
    reset the setting. You can still change the default setting in the Options window.
  • When LookupBar is activated, it automatically uses the selected text. This
    behavior can now be turned off in the Options window.
  • Fix LookupBar position in Firefox 4.
  • The "translate alt/title tags" setting can now be changed in the Options
    window again.

Version 2.01 574.5 KB Works with Firefox 2.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1b1, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.3a1pre

  • Update install version for Firefox 4 (beta/nightly). The dictionaries have also been updated for v4.
  • Fix: Not working after using middle button auto scroll.

Version 2.00 577.5 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.7a6pre, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.2a1pre

  • Use an sqlite database for the dictionaries. This significantly reduces
    memory use, and speeds up turn-on time.
  • Multiple dictionaries can now be installed at the same time. Use ENTER,
    SHIFT or keys 1 to 9 while the popup is visible to cycle though the available
    dictionaries. The Options window can be used to set the order in which the
    dictionaries are shown.
  • Added a Download button in the Options:Dictionaries window.
  • Use the K key to make the popup stick(ier) and not hide it immediately. This
    should make it easier to select the content of the popup for copying to the
    clipboard. Thanks to Zork Zero for his help.
  • Added option "always enable at startup" under Options:General:Enable Mode.
  • Save string settings in Unicode. Thanks to Zork Zero.
  • Use default create mode when saving to a file to make it more compatible
    with Windows XP. Thanks to Andrew W.
  • The "D" key can now be used to hide the word's definition and show only the
    readings as a hint. This setting is also available in Options:Dictionaries. It
    does not affect copied/saved entries.
  • Work-around problem getting path in Firefox 3.7a6.

Version 1.09 517.1 KB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.7a1pre, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a1pre, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.2a1pre

Changes in 1.09
  • Fixed: Rikaichan may fail to display info when in Thunderbird 2.x's main window. Also generates invalid top/left error messages in the console.

Version 1.08 518.1 KB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.7a1pre, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a1pre, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.2a1pre

  • Fixed: Status bar icon transparency (new icon was also repacked in 1.07a).
  • Fixed: Position was wrong when document was zoomed. Thanks to Zork Zero for his help.
  • Fixed: Position may be wrong when over a listbox.
  • Added: Option to disable the mini help display.

Version 1.07 519.2 KB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.6.*, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0.*, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.0.*

  • Now works even when the word is split between elements. Thanks to Zork Zero.
  • Added icon in Firefox's status bar. Left-click to activate Rikaichan, right-click for menu. Disable in the Options dialog. Thanks to Zork Zero.
  • Replaced the welcome message box with a friendlier welcome page.
  • Fixed SeaMonkey 2.0 compatibility.
  • Stop highlighting (selecting) if user manually selects another text. Thanks to Glenn M.
  • Show quick keyboard help at start.
  • Fixed: Disabling the hotkeys may cause Rikaichan to activate unexpectedly instead.

Version 1.06 517.1 KB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.5.*, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 1.1.*, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.1a1pre

* Fixed: "undefined entity" error when viewing some files. When this happens, the word is highlighted, but nothing is displayed.
* Fixed: 'Exception: TypeError: document.getElementById...' in Thunderbird 3.0b2.
* Now installs in SeaMonkey. Thanks to Alfredo F.
* Added option to disable view keys in Preferences.

Version 1.05 515.1 KB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.5.*, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.1a1pre

- Tweaked lookupbar search.
- Adjust document size setting is now off by default.
- SELECT/OPTION elements are now translated in Firefox 3.
- Cleaner results when over RUBY elements, thanks to Akira.
- Entries with multiple kana readings, but the same kanji and definition are now folded into one line.
- Fixed (adj-i) entries were not detected properly.
- Tweaked popup position.
- Can now be enabled for the "current tab," "current browser" (default) or "all browsers." Go to Options:General to change this setting.
- Added rules for -chau.
- Added Henshall index in the kanji dictionary.
- Key "Y" moves the popup 20 pixels down temporarily.
- Key "B" moves the selection back 1 character, "N" moves the selection forward 1 word (longest matched), "M" moves the selection 1 character forward. Note: This only works *within the current element*.

** Please use the latest dictionary files (currently 1.09) with this version.

Version 1.04 522.2 KB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.0a2pre

Fixed: Rikaichan may get stuck displaying kanji only after using the shift key.

Version 1.02 521.2 KB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.0.*, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.0a2pre

Fixed: No display in Firefox 3 RC1.
Fixed: Max copy/save options not working.

Version 1.01 521.2 KB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 2.0.0.*, Thunderbird 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

- Added support for text/plain (*.txt) files.
- Added support for ALT/TITLE attributes (image descriptions, etc.). Thanks to Seth D. for his help.

Version 0.5.13 516.1 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0.0.*, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

The enter key can now be used to switch dictionaries. The kanji display is now configurable. Fixed a problem in preferences.

Version 0.5.12 516.1 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0b1, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

- Renamed id to to avoid popup blocking rules from hiding/blocking rikaichan's window.
- Added copy to clipboard function.
- In lookupbar, the popup is no longer hidden when switching windows if sticky pin is on.

Version 0.5.11 514.0 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 2.0b1, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

0.5.11: Expanded support to FF 2.0 and TB 3.0.
0.5.10: Fixed a problem that may cause entries from the dictionary to be sent along with emails when using Thunderbird.

Version 0.5.9 514.0 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*, Thunderbird 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

0.5.9: Fixed a problem that seems to crash Firefox when in detailed kanji view. KANJIDIC2 is now the source for the kanji dictionary.

Version 0.5.8 567.3 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*, Thunderbird 1.0 - 1.5.0.*