Tile Tabs Version History

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Version 11.8.1-signed 131.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 11.8:

    • Fix: Context menu items not hidden if Tile Tabs and Tile View both installed at startup. Fixed.
    • Fix: Firefox hangs in infinite loop when Move all tiled tabs to left side option enabled (FF3.6). Fixed.
    • Fix: Three problems all related to when Single tab for each layout option enabled. See below for details.
    • Fix: Blank spaces for pinned tiled unselected tabs when Classic Theme Restorer add-on installed (FF29). Fixed.
    • Fix: Drag marker gets stuck when dragging tabs along multi-row tab bar when Tab Mix Plus add-on installed. Fixed.
    • Fix: Fixing above drag marker problem caused very tall tab buttons when Tree Style Tab add-on installed. Fixed.

Version 11.7.1-signed 130.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 11.7:

    • Fix: Scroll positions in tiled tabs lost when tabs selected (Firefox 3.6-16.*). Fixed.

Version 11.5.1-signed 130.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 11.5:

    • New: Added option to show the layout name in the browser window title if a tiled tab is selected.

    • Chg: Updated toolbar button styling in Menu Panel and Overflow Panel to be compatible with Firefox 29.0b1.
    • Chg: Updated toolbar button styling in Toolbar and Customize Palette to be compatible with Firefox 29.0b1.
    • Chg: Changed Tile Tabs Options dialog window to be non-modal.
    • Chg: Updated language translations (will need further update).

    • Fix: Tile Tabs styling method for sizing/showing tiles conflicted with DeeperWeb add-on. Fixed.
    • Fix: Reference to deprecated nsDragAndDrop.js removed.

Version 11.3.1-signed 129.8 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 11.3:

    • Fix: Single tab for each layout option did not work correctly with Firefox 3.6. Fixed.
    • Fix: Single tab for each layout option did not work correctly with Tab Mix Plus 0.4.1.2.02 or earlier. Fixed.

Version 11.2.1-signed 129.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 11.2:

    • Chg: Updated language translations.

    • Fix: Clicking on toolbar button does not work with Firefox 27 or earlier. Fixed.

Version 11.1.1-signed 129.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 11.1:

    • Chg: Updated toolbar button styling in Menu Panel and Overlay Panel to be compatible with Aurora 29.0a2.

    • Fix: Single tab for each layout option did not work with Tab Mix Plus 0.4.1.3 add-on installed. Fixed.

Version 10.4.1-signed 127.6 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 10.4:

    • New: Import Layouts command to import one or more layouts from a text file.
    • New: Export Layouts command to export one or more layouts into a text file.

Version 10.1.1-signed 120.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 10.1:

    • New: Tiles can be automatically activated as the mouse enters each tile.
    • New: Hold down Alt key to suspend automatic activation.
    • New: Option to enable automatic activation of tiles.

    • Chg: Delete Layout dialog now allows multiple layouts to be selected and deleted.
    • Chg: Make Active Tile arrow-key shortcut renamed as Activate Tile shortcut.
    • Chg: Updated language translations (but will need further update).
    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Firefox 23.*.

    • Fix: Rename tabs option interfered with Tab Mix Plus's 'tab rename' feature. Fixed.
    • Fix: Rename tabs option interfered with Tab Mix Plus's 'select for merge' feature. Fixed.
    • Fix: Rename tabs option interfered with Tab Mix Plus's 'use bookmark as tab title' feature. Fixed.
    • Fix: Rename tabs option interfered with Private Tab so middle-click link did not create private tab. Fixed.
    • Fix: Tab Mix Plus intefered with Tile Duplicate Tab menu commands and arrow-key shortcuts. Fixed.
    • Fix: Tab Mix Plus intefered with Tile Tab/Link drag shortcut when dragging tiled tabs. Fixed.
    • Fix: Tab titles were missing for blank tabs when tabs were renamed with layout name (FF3.6). Fixed.
    • Fix: Tab tooltips did not display layout name when tabs were renamed with layout name (FF3.6). Fixed.
    • Fix: Tab titles sometimes showed normal tab titles when tabs were renamed with layout name (FF3.6). Fixed.
    • Fix: Tile Tab/Link drag shortcut loaded tab url in target tile as well as tiling tab/link (FF3.6). Fixed.

Version 10.0.1-signed 119.9 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 10.0:

    • New: Full support for multiple tiled layouts in same Firefox browser window.
    • New: Toolbar button, menu icons, properties popups, tab borders are differently colored to identify layouts.
    • New: All commands that open layouts will now open an additional layout if a layout or layouts already exist.
    • New: Close All Layouts menu command.
    • New: Configure Layout menu command to configure name and color for each layout.
    • New: New/Close Layout mouse shortcut to open default layout or close layout (double-click on tab button).
    • New: Assign Tab mouse shortcut works on Properties popups as well as tab buttons.
    • New: Open Layout, Save Layout, Delete Layout and Set Default Layout dialogs show layout colors.
    • New: Open Layout, Save Layout, Delete Layout and Set Default Layout dialogs have layout name tooltips.
    • New: Save Layout command uses same layout name as defined by Configure Layout command.
    • New: Checkbox in Save Layout dialog to Save Color with layout.
    • New: Tooltips for tiled tab buttons show layout name as well as web page URL.
    • New: Options to configure the set of eight colors for multiple tiled layouts.
    • New: Option to rename tab buttons with their layout names.
    • New: Option to automatically close tabs created by Open Layout.
    • New: Option to show Configure Layout command on tab context menu.
    • New: Option to configure New/Close Layout mouse shortcut.
    • New: Options to configure all of the Tile Tabs toolbar button actions.
    • New: Layout names are remembered and restored during session restore.
    • New: All saved layouts are automatically migrated into the new saved layout formats on start-up.

    • Chg: Changed New Layout - All Tabs to create layout containing all of the previously untiled tabs.
    • Chg: Changed Save Layout menu item to be enabled for tiled tabs in normal view.
    • Chg: Changed Tile Tab and Assign Tab to show icons for new tabs on submenus.
    • Chg: Changed Untile Tab menu item icon from small cross to minus sign.
    • Chg: Changed Sync Scroll menu item checkbox to only show "tick" in tiled view.
    • Chg: Closing selected tiled tab in normal view selects another tiled tab in same layout.
    • Chg: Reinstated colored borders on Properties popups to identify layouts.
    • Chg: Improved session restore to only fully load tabs in the active layout.
    • Chg: Improved presentation and clarity of error and warning messages.
    • Chg: Updated language translations (but will need further update).
    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Firefox 22.*.

    • Fix: With only two tabs (both tiled) then closing tab sometimes closed window. Fixed.
    • Fix: Restore of layouts from previous session sometimes failed on Linux. Fixed.
    • Fix: Restore of tiled tab with commas in the URL did not work properly. Fixed.

Version 9.2.1-signed 107.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 9.2:

    • Chg: Updated language translations.

    • Fix: Duplicate tabs were not always created next to original tabs. Fixed.
    • Fix: Drag-to-Tile shortcut did not work correctly when there was no existing layout. Fixed.
    • Fix: Option to Apply Default Layout on start-up did not correctly restore pinned tabs. Fixed.
    • Fix: Option to Move all tiled tabs to left side did not work correctly with pinned tabs. Fixed.

Version 9.1.1-signed 106.9 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 9.1:

    • New: Reverted Open In Next Tile shortcut to pre-9.0 method of operation.
    • New: Added Open In Prev Tile shortcut to complement Open In Next Tile shortcut.

    • Chg: Renamed option to ignore (now disable) Arrow Key shortcuts if keyboard focus is in text box.
    • Chg: Improved handling of bad links in Tile Link in New Tab and Ctrl+Drag link copying.
    • Chg: Added confirmation message to Restore Defaults operation in Options dialog.
    • Chg: Improved appearance of error message when restore tile layout operation fails.
    • Chg: Updated language translations (but will need further update).
    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Firefox 20.*.

    • Fix: Option to ignore Arrow Key shortcuts in text boxes did not work in all editable boxes. Fixed.
    • Fix: With single tab for all tiled tabs, and untiled tab selected, restore layout on start-up failed. Fixed.
    • Fix: Tile Tabs toolbar button icon lost skin color after changing options. Fixed.
    • Fix: KeeFox add-on notification bar did not wrap inside small tiles/windows. Added workaround. Fixed.

Version 9.0.1-signed 105.8 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 9.0:

    • New: Arrow Key shortcuts to tile new tabs, tile duplicate tabs, and change the active tile.
    • New: Open In Next Tile shortcut can now be used to create initial two tile vertical/horizontal layout.
    • New: Improved Save Layout dialog with additional checkbox to save the "pinned" states of saved tabs.
    • New: Option to create new tabs to fill the last row/column of a new grid. (New Layout > All Tabs).
    • New: Options to configure Arrow Key shortcuts in Keys options tab.
    • New: Option to ignore Arrow Key shortcuts if keyboard focus is in text box.
    • New: Option for Open In Next Tile shortcut to open link in previous tile instead of next tile.
    • New: Option for Open In Next Tile shortcut to create initial layout with link tiled above/below.

    • Chg: Tile Duplicate Tab and Drag-to-Tile shortcut now retain tab history when tab is duplicated.
    • Chg: FKeys options tab renamed Keys and now includes options for Arrow Key shortcuts.
    • Chg: Function Key shortcuts are now disabled using menu item in modifiers drop-down menus.
    • Chg: Open link in new tab when using Open In Next Tile option moved to Mouse options tab.
    • Chg: Styling of Properties popup changed to make Assign button more obvious.
    • Chg: Updated language translations (but will need further update).
    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Firefox 19.*.

    • Fix: Drag-and-drop tiling of tabs no longer worked with Firefox 19.0. Fixed.
    • Fix: Ctrl+< and Ctrl+> zoom shortcuts no longer worked with Firefox 19.0. Fixed.
    • Fix: Tile Tabs disabled/interfered with the tab group functionality with Firefox 19.0 on Linux. Fixed.
    • Fix: After restoring a Firefox session, sometimes most of the tiles in a new layout showed as blank. Fixed.
    • Fix: With Move all tiled tabs to left side enabled, sometimes Untile corrupted layout. Fixed.
    • Fix: Sometimes the keyboard focus was in a tile/tab that was not the active tile/selected tab. Fixed.
    • Fix: With certain options enabled, using Ctrl+T to open a new tab did not focus the URL bar. Fixed.
    • Fix: Using Restore Defaults created duplicate menu items in drop-down option menus. Fixed.

Version 8.6.1-signed 102.6 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 8.6:

    • Chg: Improved the operation of the Tile Tabs toolbar button to make it more intuitive.
    • Chg: Changed the operation of the View Tiled menu toggle to align with operation of the toolbar button.
    • Chg: Open In Next Tile shortcut now wraps around to first tile in group if clicked link is in last tile.
    • Chg: Updated to be fully compatible with Firefox 17.*.

    • Fix: Scroll positions were sometimes incorrect when a saved layout was opened and the tabs already existed. Fixed
    • Fix: Scroll positions were sometimes incorrect when an existing tab was added in a new tile. Fixed.
    • Fix: Scroll positions were sometimes incorrect when an existing tab was assigned to a tile. Fixed.
    • Fix: Scroll and tab locks were sometimes lost when a new tile was added to a layout. Fixed.
    • Fix: Scroll and tab locks were sometimes lost when a tile was removed from a layout. Fixed.

Version 8.5.1-signed 102.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 8.5:

    • Chg: Shrink-to-Fit shortcuts changed to improve usability and to work on non-qwerty keyboards.
    • Chg: Ctrl+< shrinks tiled tab to fit, Ctrl+< twice shrinks all tiled tabs to fit.
    • Chg: Ctrl+> resets zoom for tiled tab, Ctrl+> twice resets zoom for all tiled tabs.

Version 8.4.1-signed 102.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 8.4:

    • Fix: Shift+Drag tiling of untiled tab created additional copy of dragged tab. Fixed.

Version 8.3.1-signed 102.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later

New features, changes and fixes in Version 8.3:

    • Chg: Improved the security checks carried out when dragged items are dropped in tiles.
    • Chg: Avoids calls to deprecated checkLoadURIStr() when using Firefox 17.0b1 or later.
    • Chg: Updated to be compatible with Firefox 17.*.

Version 8.2.1-signed 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 8.1.1-signed 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 7.2.1-signed 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 7.1.1-signed 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 6.5.1-signed 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 6.4.1-signed 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 6.3.1-signed 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 6.2.1-signed 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 6.1.1-signed 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 5.6.1-signed 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 5.5.1-signed 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 5.4.1-signed 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 5.2.1-signed 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 4.12.1-signed 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.