Quick Translator Version History

18 versions

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Version 1.0 151.0 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 and later

Version 0.9 139.3 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 and later

  • added: compatibility up to 7.0a1 for Firefox and Thunderbird and 2.4a1 for SeaMonkey
  • added: quick switch between target languages
  • added: ability to specify source language in addition to auto-detection
  • added: preserving basic format of translated text for better readability
  • added: Danish localization
  • added: Brazilian localization
  • added: Serbian localization
  • changed: improved preferences language selection
  • changed: language menu removed in favor of translation popup language selection
  • changed: status bar label removed
  • changed: styling and interface improvements
  • changed: disabling translation of password field (security issue)
  • fixed: translator popup position adjusted if popup goes beyond the edge of browser window
  • fixed: bug when using multiple application windows at the same time
  • fixed: compatibility with frame based web-sites
  • fixed: few bugs related to Firefox 3.0 and 3.5
  • fixed: many small bug fixes and improvements

Version 0.8.1 128.0 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1b3, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.3a4pre

  • fixed: ability to de-select both translation actions in preferences

Version 0.8 128.0 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b9pre, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1b2pre, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.3a2pre

  • added: compatibility up to Firefox 4.0b9pre
  • added: hotkey for translation input panel for entering text for translation
  • added: hotkey for translation of whole page
  • added: Japanese localization
  • added: Traditional Chinese localization
  • added: Swedish localization
  • added: support group (link in the menu)
  • changed: improved code base, reducing code footprint to 50%
  • changed: improved animations
  • changed: few changes in the interface
  • fixed: error when source language is undetected or text cannot be translated
  • fixed: error when translation is truncated
  • fixed: problem with websites that use frameset as their top document
  • fixed: problem with websites that use XML/XSLT to create HTML document
  • fixed: bug in Thunderbird which affect prolonged usage
  • few other small fixes and changes

Version 0.7.5 158.7 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b8pre, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1b2pre, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.3a2pre

Version 0.7.3 149.5 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b6, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.1.*

  • fixed: enhanced translation for one-two words was working incorrectly in English-Chinese translations

Version 0.7.2 148.5 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b6, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.1.*

New highly requested feature  -  Enhanced translation for one-two words selections (translation dictionary)
One of the improvements  -  Speed of translation now is twice as fast in most cases

New in this version:
  • added: support for Firefox 4.0b6
  • added: Czech localization


Also new in 0.7 version:
  • added: ability to translate selected text in input fields and textareas
  • added: more actions for translator icon (click, middle-click, click + Shift), see tooltip for details
  • added: language country flags for easier recognition
  • added: "Translate selected text" menu item added for Thunderbird compose window
  • added: Polish localization
  • added: Chinese (Simplified) localization
  • changed: context menu is reorganized to improve usability of important items
  • changed: languages labels translation in all supported localizations
  • fixed: positioning of floating panel in pages with frames (e.g. Gmail)
  • fixed: problem when multiple Firefox windows are open
  • fixed: restore to defaults in preferences wasn't working
  • fixed: popup format on some pages
  • fixed: format of preferences window in different locales
  • fixed: conflict with TabUtilities add-on
  • few other small fixes and changes

Version 0.7.1 146.4 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b5, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.1.*

New highly requested feature  -  Enhanced translation for one-two words selections (translation dictionary)
One of the improvements  -  Speed of translation now is twice as fast in most cases

Also new in this version:
  • added: ability to translate selected text in input fields and textareas
  • added: more actions for translator icon (click, middle-click, click + Shift), see tooltip for details
  • added: language country flags for easier recognition
  • added: "Translate selected text" menu item added for Thunderbird compose window
  • added: Polish localization
  • added: Chinese (Simplified) localization
  • changed: context menu is reorganized to improve usability of important items
  • changed: languages labels translation in all supported localizations
  • fixed: positioning of floating panel in pages with frames (e.g. Gmail)
  • fixed: problem when multiple Firefox windows are open
  • fixed: restore to defaults in preferences wasn't working
  • fixed: popup format on some pages
  • fixed: format of preferences window in different locales
  • fixed: conflict with TabUtilities add-on
  • few other small fixes and changes

Version 0.7b2 146.4 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b5, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.1.*

Version 0.6 95.2 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b4, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.1.*

New highly requested feature  -  Translation of whole page with just two clicks
(just click "Translate Whole Page" in translation context menu)

Also in this version:
  • added: support for Firefox 4.0b4
  • added: support for SeaMonkey 2.1a3
  • added: now available in Thunderbird and SeaMonkey mail compose window
  • added: French interface language
  • added: Russian interface language
  • added: option to auto-copy translation text to clipboard
  • added: access keys on some menu items for easier interaction through keyboard
  • changed: improvements to preferences layout to work better on different platforms
  • changed: "restore to default" button in preferences moved to more logical place (on the left)
  • changed: "Translate Selected Text" menu item is now grayed out if no text selected
  • changed: small layout improvements
  • fixed: problems with status bar icon and label on some systems
  • few other small fixes and changes

Version 0.6b3 95.2 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b4, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.1.*

  • added: now available in Thunderbird and SeaMonkey mail compose window
  • added: access keys on some menu items for easier interaction through keyboard
  • changed: more improvements to preferences layout to work better on different platforms
  • changed: "restore to default" button in preferences moved to more logical place (on the left)
  • changed: "Translate Selected Text" menu item is now grayed out if no text selected
  • changed: small layout impovements
  • fixed: problems with status bar icon and label on some systems

Version 0.6b2 94.2 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b4, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.1.*

  • added: ability to translate whole page
  • added: support for Firefox 4.0b4
  • added: support for SeaMonkey 2.1a3
  • added: French interface language
  • added: Russian interface language
  • added: option to auto-copy translation text to clipboard
  • added: access keys on some menu items for easier interaction through keyboard
  • changed: improved layout for preferences to work better on different platforms
  • few other small fixes and changes

Version 0.5 93.2 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.7a5pre, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a2, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.1.*

  • added: support for Thunderbird 3.0-3.1.*
  • added: support for SeaMonkey 2.0-2.1a2
  • added: German interface language (thanks to Axel Grude)
  • added: Spanish interface language (thanks to Pedro González)
  • added: new theme (will be selected by default)
  • added: access key for Quick Translator menu item in context menu
  • changed: improved setup of shortcuts on Mac OS
  • changed: Quick Translator menu item in context menu moved closer to text action items (close to 'copy')
  • fixed: formatting of translator popup and floating pane on some pages
  • fixed: toolbar button do not keep its place in custom toolbars after restart
  • fixed: Quick Translator menu item in context menu disappears sometimes

Version 0.4.5 72.7 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.7a5pre

Major internal code modification to prevent conflicts with some other add-ons (Download Statusbar in particular) and fix bugs.

Version 0.4 70.7 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.7a5pre

  • added: copy button, for quick copying of translation to clipboard
  • added: ability to manually input text for translation
  • added: separate language menu on language label in status bar for quick language change
  • added: new style for translation popup/panel which matches system theme (original style still available)
  • added: indication of source and destination languages for each transaltion
  • changed: "Languages" submenu removed from context menu, only "Translate selected text" shows up in context menu
  • changed: if selected text is in the same language, translation will not show up
  • changed: "Translate selected text" options shows up in context menu only there is some text was selected
  • fixed: problem with Gmail and similar web page editors (translation elements were stuck in the messages)
  • fixed: resolved conflict with Download Statusbar add-on
  • fixed: sometimes toolbar button does not show right after activation
  • fixed: translator popup formatting was off on some pages
  • updated to Firefox 3.7a5pre
  • few other small fixes and changes

Version 0.3.1 56.3 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.7a3pre

  • updated to Firefox 3.7a3pre
  • few other small fixes and changes

Version 0.3 56.3 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.7a2pre

  • new way of translation added: floating button appearing next to selection (enabled by default)
  • increased limit of translation up to 5000 characters (this limit set by Google API)
  • updated to Firefox 3.7a2pre
  • added more clear error and notification messages
  • fix for special characters in translation text (quotes, ampersand, html tags)
  • other small fixes

Version 0.2.1 52.2 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.7a1pre

Number of bug fixes and toolbar button added to release (was suspended from previous release).
* default hot key combination changed to "Ctrl + Alt + T" to avoid conflict with firebug extension.
+ toolbar button (disabled by default)
+ "restore to default" added for preferences
+ optimization of event listeners on translator menu
- preferences window layout fix for Firefox 3.5+
- translation by selection should correctly appear only on left click (no translation on context menu click needed)
- other small fixes