Vocabulary Highlighter Version History

14 versions

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Version 0.73.1-signed 109.6 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later

Improvement(s):
  • Added a timer to mitigate bulk adding operations.

Fixed Issue(s):
  • Error occurs when automatically turning on a word if the current row index is null in the entry list.

Known Issue(s):
  • Tabs moved between windows cannot be tracked.

Version 0.72.1-signed 108.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later

Fixed Issue(s):
  • Cannot export pens that use special characters. (Thanks Nimrod)
  • Incorrect layout of the pens panel in new versions of Firefox.

Known Issue(s):
  • New tabs created by dragging and dropping outside cannot be tracked.

Version 0.71.1-signed 108.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later

Fixed Issue(s):
  • Incompatiblity with Firefox 8.

Known Issue(s):
  • New tabs created by dragging and dropping outside cannot be tracked.

Version 0.7.1-signed 108.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later

Improvement(s):
  • New feature: Report the Current Page

Fixed Issue(s):
  • When Firefox starts, if the add-on is already disabled, the cache database will be empty when the real database is modified.
  • The body of the document could be null.

Known Issue(s):
  • New tabs created by dragging and dropping outside cannot be tracked.

Version 0.6.1-signed 100.4 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later

Improvement(s):
  • Allowing to match case.
  • Using less resources.
  • Faster unhighlighting.
  • Using a regulation to prevent making Firefox unresponsive.
  • A toolbar button is available.
  • Ability to make a list of all words.
  • Changes in the structure of exported XML files.

Fixed Issue(s):
  • Incorrectly parsing spacer elements in Firefox 4.
  • Allowing to open many main panels.
  • Instability of searching word in the main panel.

Known Issue(s):
  • New tabs created by dragging and dropped outside cannot be tracked.

Version 0.5.1-signed 73.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later

Improvement(s):
  • Dramatically improved performance.

  • Pens features

  • An option to allow some derivatives of English words to be searched. The use of ~ character is obsoleted.

  • The font size of the entry list and the tooltip can be resized.

  • A window to inform the progress.

  • New flexible tooltip that allows users to add new lines or HTML code in the note.

Fixed Issue(s):
  • Out of memory.

  • Deeper frames are not monitored.

  • The last highlighted element is double-checked.

  • The searching word is not in lower case.

  • Incorrectly checking selection.

  • Newly inserted contents are monitored while the highlighter is disabled.

  • Newly inserted contents are doubled-checked if the page is highlighted for the first time.

  • Error if the the import database is empty.

  • Some messages are hard-coded (Thanks Ruud Baars).

  • The note column in the exported file is missing if the database does not contain notes.

  • The database cannot be loaded if a xul document is opened first.

  • The exported database is empty if users press the finish button fast.

  • Cannot parse unknown tag names.

Version 0.4 34.8 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 - 4.0b7

Improvement(s):
  • The overall performance is significantly improved.

  • Last used export directory is saved.

Fixed Issue(s):
  • Incorrectly space processing.

  • Text-decoration values are not inherited.

Version 0.3.1 32.8 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 - 4.0b6

Fixed Issue(s):
  • Errors if no pages were loaded.

  • Export files are empty if there are no rows (Thanks, Marjolein Hoekstra).

  • When an XML is imported, Not Highlight values are set to null if they are not defined (Thanks, Marjolein Hoekstra).

Version 0.3 32.8 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 - 4.0b6

Important:
  • Those who are using prior versions are strongly recommended to update to this new version in which the performance is dramatically improved.

Improvement(s):
  • An all-new engine that highlights text faster and smoother than ever without starting over.

  • Works with web pages whose content changes constantly.

  • Does not slow Firefox down if many pages were opened.

  • Allows add words from input and textarea elements (but does not highlight them).

Fixed Issue(s):
  • The add-on highlights documents that were set designMode on.

  • Checking queued messages after enabling the highlighter.

Version 0.2.1.2 30.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 - 4.0b6

Fixed Issue(s):
  • Firefox crashes when a web page content constantly changes after a short interval.

  • The add-on does not match the superlative form of comparison of adjectives ending in -y.

Version 0.2.1.1 30.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 - 4.0b6

Improvement(s):
  • Export and import features are now available.

  • Each individual word can be marked "Do not highlight".

  • The list of words can be sorted by clicking on the headers.

  • Successive editing and deleting operations are faster.

Fixed Issue(s):
  • Comments are incorrectly parsed.

  • Whitespace characters are incorrectly parsed.

  • Changing an existed word to another word which also exists causes unreliability.

Known Issue(s):
  • Internet Download Manager add-on slows down Vocabulary Highlighter.

Version 0.2.0.9 23.6 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 - 4.0b5

Fixed Issue(s):
  • The add-on sometimes does not highlight new content added into a web page.

  • Incorrect removal of highlighted text.

  • Trimming spaces in selected text.

  • Wrong parsing spaces.
Known Issue(s):
  • Incorrect parsing <!content--> in standards mode.

Version 0.2.0.8 22.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 - 4.0b5pre

Fixed Issue(s):
  • Conflict over using same resources.
  • Instability in web pages using AJAX.
  • Incorrect parsing the attributes of elements.
  • Incorrect parsing comment elements in standards mode.
  • The garbage collector sometimes collects using values.
Known Issue(s):
  • The add-on sometimes does not highlight new content added into a web page.
  • Incorrect parsing <!content--> in standards mode.

Version 0.2.0.7 22.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 - 4.0b4pre

Important:
  • Those who are using version 0.1 are strongly recommended to update to this new version. This version dramatically improves the performance.
  • To use the old database, move file vhdatabase.sqlite from the directory Firefox's profile to Firefox's profile/vocabhighlighter
  • Please read http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/profiles to know how to locate to your Firefox's profile directory.
Improvement(s):
  • The add-on now uses a separated search mechanism to find words in other OS threads, therefore, the UI experience will not to be interrupted.
  • (beta) Uses character '~' to match all derivatives of an English verb (highly recommended in phrases). For example, after adding "lend~ itself to" into the list, the add-on will find and highlight these strings: "lend itself to", "lends itself to", "lended itself to", and "lending itself to".
Fixed Issue(s):
  • New content added into a web page by javascript is not highlighted.
  • Wrong result when searching several empty spaces.
  • The tooltip unnecessarily contains ":" if the added word does not have a note.
Known Issue(s):
  • The add-on can only highlight some portions of new added content into a web page.
  • The parser of the add-on is inconsistent with that of Gecko. It incorrectly parses some elements such as conditional comments and <foo<bar>