Tile Tabs Version History

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Version 8.2 101.9 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 8.2:

    • New: Shrink-to-Fit zooming feature for individual tiled tabs and all tiled tabs.
    • New: Ctrl+< shrinks tiled tab to fit, Shift+Ctrl+< shrinks all tiled tabs to fit.
    • New: Ctrl+> resets zoom for tiled tab, Shift+Ctrl+> resets zoom for all tiled tabs.

    • Chg: Reinstated Tile New Tab, Tile Duplicate Tab and Tile Link in New Tab on all menus.
    • Chg: Removed New, Duplicate and From Link from all tab list submenus.

    • Fix: Drag-and-drop of text strings containing spaces did not work. Fixed.
    • Fix: Drag-and-drop of files into Gmail messages as attachments did not work. Fixed.
    • Fix: Expand shortcut (F2) generated error message when no tiled layout. Fixed.
    • Fix: Untile shortcut (F4) generated error message when no tiled layout. Fixed.

Version 8.1 99.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 8.1:

    • Chg: Improved security of action calls initiated from Recent Layout submenu.
    • Chg: Improved security of action calls initiated from Tile and Assign tab list submenus.
    • Chg: Improved security checks when items are dropped in tiles (no longer uses deprecated nsDragAndDrop.js).
    • Chg: Prefixed all Javascript files with "use strict" directive.
    • Chg: Checked all Javascript files with JSHint and corrected some minor issues.
    • Chg: Updated language translations.

    • Fix: Spurious drop in source tile when item cannot be dropped in destination tile. Fixed.


New features, changes and fixes in Version 8.0:

    • New: Major changes to all menus, primarily aimed at making them more streamlined and intuitive.
    • New: Menu items New, Duplicate and From Link on the tab list submenu of Tile Tab command.

    • Chg: Tile New Tab, Tile Duplicate Tab and Tile Link in New Tab commands removed from all menus.
    • Chg: Open Layout, Save Layout and Delete Layout commands moved into Manage Layouts submenu.
    • Chg: Set Default Layout command moved into Manage Layouts submenu.
    • Chg: Added icon for Recent Layout menu items.
    • Chg: Improved layout of options in Tiles, Tabs and Menus options tabs.
    • Chg: Added several new strings which remain to be translated.
    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Firefox 16.*.

Version 7.2 100.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 7.2:

    • New: New option to fade out display of Properties popup after a few seconds.
    • New: The properties Auto-fade ... option is enabled on first installation.

    • Chg: The properties Auto-show... options are now enabled on first installation.
    • Chg: Changed description of properties Auto-show ... options to clarify meaning.
    • Chg: Tile Tabs button now placed at end of navigation bar on first installation.
    • Chg: Updated all translations.

Version 7.1 98.3 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 7.1:

    • New: New option to not show tab group name in properties popups.

    • Chg: Improved compatibility with the Tab Mix Plus add-on when not using Firefox tab
          groups, if both "Don't show Tab Group name in Properties popups" and
          and "Only show tabs in current Tab Group in tab lists" are enabled.
    • Chg: Updated translations and added Arabic translation.
    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Firefox 15.0

    • Fix: The restore on startup/restart feature did not work with Firefox 15.0. Fixed.
    • Fix: The restore on startup/restart feature failed immediately after installing Tile Tabs 7.0. Fixed.
    • Fix: When opening a layout created with Tile Tabs 6.5 (or earlier) sometimes not all tabs were loaded. Fixed.

    • Note: After installing Tile Tabs 7.1, the option to only show current tab group in tab lists may need reselecting.

Version 6.5 91.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 6.5:

    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Firefox 14.*.

    • Fix: Tile Tabs toolbar button not displayed correctly with large icons (FF14). Fixed.

Version 6.4 91.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 6.4:

    • Chg: Show Properties popup... options are disabled on initial installation.
    • Chg: Updated translations and added German and Romanian translations.

    • Fix: Properties popup displayed when moving mouse onto dropdown menus in web page. Fixed.
    • Fix: Sync scroll stopped working after moving mouse over properties popup. Fixed.
    • Fix: Properties popup occasionally displayed after closing layout. Fixed.

Version 6.3 87.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 6.3:

    • New: Separate options for customizing menu items on content and tab context menus.
    • New: Existing options for customizing menu items are automatically migrated.

    • Chg: Layout names can contain hyphens and spaces as well as alphanumerics and underscores.
    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Firefox 13.*.

Version 6.2 88.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 6.2:

    • New: Added Assign Tab button (with dropdown menu) on properties popups.
    • New: Added Tab Lock and Scroll Lock buttons on properties popups.
    • New: When a lock is infringed a properties popup appears with lock button highlighted.
    • New: Additional layouts available on Set Default Layout command sub-menu.
    • New: Repeatedly using Expand command reinstates original layout dimensions.
    • New: Added Equalize All command on right-click splitter menu.
    • New: Option to choose whether Open In Next Tile opens link in new or existing tab.
    • New: Option to show the properties popup when mouse moves over the active tile.
    • New: Option to define the width of the properties popups.

    • Chg: Improved icons for Equalize Group command on right-click splitter menu.
    • Chg: Properties popups now have a fixed width defined by the user.
    • Chg: All language translations updated.

    • Fix: Sometimes properties popup is displayed in the wrong position. Fixed.
    • Fix: Sometimes properties popup is shown or hidden unexpectedly. Fixed.
    • Fix: Occasional 'params is undefined' message in error console. Fixed.

Version 6.1 81.9 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 6.1:

    • Chg: Open In Next now opens link in a new tab instead of in the existing tab.
    • Chg: Default for Open In Next shortcut has been changed to Ctrl + middle-click.
    • Chg: Tab lists for Tile Tab and Assign Tab now always show tab group names (FF4+).
    • Chg: Language translations updated for Greek, Swedish and Simplfied/Traditional Chinese.

    • Fix: Trying to close a tiled tab, untiled the tab but did not close the tab. Fixed.
    • Fix: When clicking on tab close button, tabs resize immediately while mouse in tab bar. Fixed.
    • Fix: Border color for inactive tiles was always white irrespective of theme background. Fixed.
    • Fix: Sometimes properties popup did not close when mouse was moved out of inactive tile. Fixed.

Version 5.6 73.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 5.6:

    • Fix: Inconsistency when dragging links between tiles with Easy DragToGo add-on installed. Fixed.

Version 5.5 73.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 5.5:

    • New: Assign to active tile when untiled tab selected option.
    • New: Assign to active tile when tiled tab selected option.
    • New: Localization for Hebrew language.

    • Chg: Assign selected tab to active tile option replaced by above two new options.
    • Chg: Click-to-Assign shortcut now stops assign if normal operation is to assign.

    • Fix: Menu separator on context menus is not hidden when all menu items are hidden. Fixed.
    • Fix: When Shift+Dragging a link the direction box next to the cursor flashes (Linux). Fixed.
    • Fix: Shift+Dragging a link opens link in target tab instead of tiling as new tab (Linux). Fixed.

Version 5.4 71.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 5.4:

    • Fix: Not compatible with Easy DragToGo add-on when dragging selected text (FF3.6). Fixed.

Version 5.2 69.6 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 5.2:

    • New: Set Default Layout command replaces Set as Default Layout command.
    • New: More choices when setting Default Layout used by Toolbar Button and on Start-up.
    • New: Default Layout can now be set to an All Tabs layout or Saved Layout.
    • New: All Tabs - Vertical item added to New Layout command sub-menu.
    • New: All Tabs - Horizontal item added to New Layout command sub-menu.
    • New: Localization for Chinese language.

    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Firefox 9.*.

    • Fix: Focus was not on Save Layout As field on entry to Save Layout dialog. Fixed.

Version 4.12 46.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 4.12:

    • New: Drag options tab in Options dialog box.
    • New: Option to change drag-and-drop tiling shortcut. Initial default is Ctrl+Drag.

    • Chg: Renamed Drag-and-Drop Tabs onto Tiles option as Drag-and-Drop Tab as Link option.
    • Chg: Renamed Load Home Page when tiling with Tile New Tab option as Load New Tabs with Home Page option.

    • Fix: The Cmd key can now be used as an alternative to the Ctrl key on Mac OS X.

Version 4.9 45.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Release 4.9:

    • Fix: Version 4.8 not compatible with web pages containing Flash video. Fixed.

Version 4.4 42.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 4.0b6

New features, changes and fixes in Release 4.4:

    • Fix: Text for Tile Tabs button was incorrectly positioned in toolbar customize window. Fixed.

Version 4.3 42.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 4.0b6

New features, changes and fixes in Release 4.3:

    • Fix: Ctrl+click on link in tile caused tile to be displayed full size. Fixed.

Version 4.2 42.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 4.0b6

New features, changes and fixes in Release 4.2:

    • New: Option to enable a default action (Tile/Untile All) for the toolbar button.
    • New: Drag-and-drop of text into input or textarea fields now works on any tile.
    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Firefox 4 Beta 6.

    • Fix: Improved validation of dropped and tiled links.

Version 4.0 39.9 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 4.0b2

New features, changes and fixes in Release 4.0:

    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Firefox 4 Beta 2.
    • Chg: Tiled tabs are now indicated by colored borders around the tab button icons.

    • Fix: Child windows always open almost full screen. Fixed.
    • Fix: Tile menu items same as tab/content context menu items. Fixed.
    • Fix: Button menu items same as tab/content context menu items. Fixed.

Version 3.2 39.9 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 3.6.*

New features, changes and fixes in Release 3.2:

    • Fix: Conflict with Fox Splitter. Fixed.
    • Fix: Conflict with All-in-One Gestures. Fixed.
    • Fix: Spurious Tile Tabs icon in Firefox Customize Toolbar dialog box. Fixed.

Version 3.0 38.9 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 3.6.*

New features, changes and fixes in Release 3.0:

    • New: Facility to restore tile layouts in multiple windows on start-up or restart.
    • New: Splitter menus allow tiling next to existing groups (without having to untile).
    • New: Ctrl+Drag tiles in all four directions and cursor shows direction of tiling.
    • New: Tabbed user interface for Options dialog box.
    • New: Option to enable/disable restore feature.

    • Chg: Internally re-architected to simplify code and reduce likelihood of conflicts/problems.

    • Fix: Ctrl+Drag of a link within the same tile created an unwanted tab. Fixed.
    • Fix: Dotted cursor around blue and white colors in colorpicker not visible. Fixed.

Version 2.11 34.8 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 3.6.*

New features, changes and fixes in Release 2.11:

    • Fix: Context menus missing and tiling not working if button not added to toolbar. Fixed.
    • Fix: Ctrl+Drag of a tab (with detaching enabled) creates an unwanted tile. Fixed.

Version 2.8 26.6 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 3.6.*

New features, changes and fixes in Release 2.8:

    • New: Major feature to allow faster tiling of links, bookmarks history and tabs using Ctrl+Drag.
    • New: Option to allow Drag-and-Drop of tabs onto tiles (instead of detaching).
    • New: Options for highlighting of tiled tabs (underline/color/italic).
    • New: Options to choose which menu items are added to context menus.
    • New: Function key shortcut for 'Expand Tile' command (F2).

    • Chg: When tile is already fully expanded,'Expand Tile' now equalizes tiles of all enclosing groups

    • Fix: Incompatibility with Tiny Menu add-on. 'Tile' menu not displayed. Fixed.

Version 2.7 25.6 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 3.6.*

New features, changes and fixes in Release 2.7:

    • New: Added new option in Options dialog box to hide 'Tile' menu on main menu bar.
    • New: Added function key shortcuts for 'Synchronize Scroll' (F8) and 'View Normal Size' (F9).

    • Chg: 'Synchronize Scroll' now maintains any initial offset between tile contents.
    • Chg: 'View Normal Tabs' renamed more intuitively as 'View Normal Size'.

    • Fix: Conflict with Colorful Tabs add-on. Coloring of tabs didn't work. Fixed.
    • Fix: Conflict with FabTabs add-on. Coloring of tabs didn't work. Fixed.
    • Fix: Conflict with NoScript add-on. Allowing website greys out page. Fixed.
    • Fix: Occasionally non-tile tabs were not correctly resized when window was resized. Fixed