Mozilla Labs: Prospector - Home Dash Version History

11 versions

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Version 11 302.1 KB Works with Firefox 4.0b9 and later

- add compatibility with Firefox 7
- fix issue where the add-on doesn't load when upgrading Firefox

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/homeDash10...homeDash11

Version 10 62.5 KB Works with Firefox 4.0b9 and later

- allow multi-click Home Dash menu, so not requiring the mouse button to be held
- show the Home Dash menu after a long press
- automatically show the Home Dash menu when pointing at the Firefox icon corner
- add a small button on the Firefox icon to temporarily hide Home Dash
- correctly reposition the Firefox icon when opening the menu from frames
- restore ability to close the window by clicking the window's x

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/homeDash9...homeDash10
https://mozillalabs.com/prospector/2011/04/01/easier-home-dash-menu-access

Version 9 60.4 KB Works with Firefox 4.0b9 and later

- provide navigation (back/reload/etc.) when dragging the Firefox icon
- move the Firefox icon to the mouse when holding right-click
- show tabs/previews for quick switching when dragging the Firefox icon
- fix various preview issues: stuck on flash, broken "back", missing scrollbars
- indicate https with a lock on the Firefox icon
- single press Ctrl-L to fill in the current url

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/homeDash8...homeDash9
https://mozillalabs.com/prospector/2011/03/29/going-back-fixing-paper-cuts

Version 8 54.3 KB Works with Firefox 4.0b9 and later

- optimize browsing to domains with domain suggestions and previews
- allow visiting the root page even when a top match is shown
- prevent search engines without icons from resulting in a blank screen

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/homeDash7...homeDash8
https://mozillalabs.com/prospector/2011/03/18/efficient-browsing-with-home-dash

Version 7 54.3 KB Works with Firefox 4.0b9 and later

- make opening Home Dash snappier (sites and tabs show up faster)
- optimize memory usage to make Firefox go faster
- show page title when it changes

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/homeDash6...homeDash7
https://mozillalabs.com/prospector/2011/03/09/optimizing-memory-usage-for-home-dash

Version 6 53.2 KB Works with Firefox 4.0b9 and later

- allow initial site customization with resizing and positioning
- save thumbnails (and size and position) across restarts
- correctly size Home Dash when resizing and on Windows with glass enabled
- avoid reloading plugins each time Home Dash is turned off

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/homeDash5...homeDash6
https://mozillalabs.com/prospector/2011/02/25/customizing-home-dash-with-snapshots

Version 5 48.1 KB Works with Firefox 4.0b9 and later

- don't allow switching off the beginning/end of page previews (no wrapping)
- correctly size Home Dash on XP to reach the title bar
- allow fast scrolls on the Firefox icon to skip tabs
- fix a trunk 2011-02-08 regression for closing pinned tabs

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/homeDash4...homeDash5
https://mozillalabs.com/prospector/2011/02/09/time-to-stop-managing-tabs

Version 4 47.1 KB Works with Firefox 4.0b9 and later

- show related pages instead of all open pages
- temporarily show relevant pages when switching to a new page
- provide some help links in the bottom-left corner

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/homeDash3...homeDash4
https://mozillalabs.com/prospector/2011/02/07/improve-focus-and-recall-with-home-dash-4

Version 3 43.0 KB Works with Firefox 4.0b9 and later

- add initial localization for Spanish, German and Chinese
- search faster when initially loading
- get less flashiness when moving the mouse over thumbnails
- show suggested words list
- navigate results with down (and up) keys

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/homeDash2...homeDash3
https://mozillalabs.com/prospector/2011/01/31/home-dash-faster-in-your-language-with-3

Version 2 34.8 KB Works with Firefox 4.0b9 and later

- add alt-ctrl-shift-d as a keyboard shortcut to temporarily restore the Firefox UI and re-activate Home Dash

https://github.com/mozilla/prospector/compare/homeDash1...homeDash2
https://mozillalabs.com/prospector/2011/01/27/tips-and-troubleshooting-for-home-dash-1