Hal

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Name Hal
User since March 5, 2007
Number of add-ons developed 0 add-ons
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My Reviews

CoLT

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I've wanted this functionality for ages, but just not thought of searching for it. Thank you for your great work - the extension works perfectly! :)

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (2.5.1.1-signed). 

Pastebin.com

Good start but room for improvement Rated 1 out of 5 stars

I would really like a good pastebin extension, and it's nice to see a dev and pastebin site attempting to facilitate this user need with this project.

While basic posting seems to work fine with this extension, when the subdomain is set, the other preferences (post expiration and post exposure) are ignored. This is not helped by the fact that it is not clear from pastebin.com whether a post is public or private, and when it expires.

I cannot find the pastebin button, which means i have to select some arbitrary text in a page, right click it and "pastebin selected text", then delete the text in the dialog and paste my own text in.Lastly, rather than the static dialog, it would be nice to have a window which can be resized, so that it can accommodate any amount of text.

If these issues are resolved, I will certainly increase the rating I have given this add-on, as it really does have potential.

Hal

[Edit] Oct 2010 - reduced my rating to 1 star, due to the project's inactivity
[Edit] Jun 2014 - I had this extension installed all this time. I find the fact that the icon in the main toolbar cannot be moved to be quite obnoxious. Reading other reviews, it seems that other users agree. Uninstalled now.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (2.1.1-signed.1-signed). 

Pastebin.com Quick Paster

Rated 1 out of 5 stars

Sadly this extension does not have as much functionality as the one that it replaces.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.0.4). 

Pastebin.com Quick Paster

Rated 1 out of 5 stars

Sadly this extension does not have as much functionality as the one that it replaces.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.0.4). 

Neo Diggler

Great extension! Rated 4 out of 5 stars

This extension is great, but I am finding it difficult to configure.

Firstly, I really think that there should be an "Options" item in the context menu, in order to configure new tools more easily.

Secondly, I wish to configure a new tool that allows me to go to the root of the domain at a single click. For example, for https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/reviews/add/3763 this new tool would take me to https://mozilla.org.

This is my configuration so far:

Match: ^http(s?)://.*\.(.+)\.([^/]+)
Action: http$1://$2.$3

But unfortunately, Neo Diggler appends the reset of the URL parameters to the end.

If someone would offer some advice on this, I would be grateful.

Thanks
Hal

Neo Diggler

Great extension! Rated 4 out of 5 stars

This extension is great, but I am finding it difficult to configure.

Firstly, I really think that there should be an "Options" item in the context menu, in order to configure new tools more easily.

Secondly, I wish to configure a new tool that allows me to go to the root of the domain at a single click. For example, for https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/reviews/add/3763 this new tool would take me to https://mozilla.org.

This is my configuration so far:

Match: ^http(s?)://.*\.(.+)\.([^/]+)
Action: http$1://$2.$3

But unfortunately, Neo Diggler appends the reset of the URL parameters to the end.

If someone would offer some advice on this, I would be grateful.

Thanks
Hal

RefControl

Rated 3 out of 5 stars

I support the suggestion from user "Quatrix" - it's an excellent idea - it would be good if this was an option in refControl.

Also, I feel refControl needs a toolbar button, to quickly access its options.

If these enhancements are made, I will upgrade my rating from 3 to 5 stars.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.8.13). 

RefControl

Rated 3 out of 5 stars

I support the suggestion from user "Quatrix" - it's an excellent idea - it would be good if this was an option in refControl.

Also, I feel refControl needs a toolbar button, to quickly access its options.

If these enhancements are made, I will upgrade my rating from 3 to 5 stars.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.8.13). 

Adaptive Referer Remover

Rated 1 out of 5 stars

Unfortunately, although this sounds like a great idea for an extension, when I installed and tried to access it's options dialog, it froze FF.

Pastebin Add-on

Rated 3 out of 5 stars

*** Note: Don't the mozilla site maintainers realise that this review facility does not work properly? When I click edit your review, I can only edit an old review, irrelevant to the status of this plugin as it stands today. This is the reason why rather than editing my last review, I am posting a new, almost identical review. ***

As I have said before, I absolutely love this extension.
I wrote a review complaining of it producing an Error 500 error, eventually working out that the issue was caused by my configuration.

Anyway, I love this extension but, unfortunately, it is not compatible with FF 3.6. PLEASE, Mr Developer, please resolve this. I would love to continue using this fantastic extension and the related website.

Once this is done, I will restore my rating from 3 to a worthy 5 stars! :-)

Thanks
Hal

SwitchProxy Tool

Rated 1 out of 5 stars

*** BUG REPORT ***
After upgrading from FF 3.0 to 3.6, when I tried to open the Add-ons dialog box, it would close immediately. Thus, I would have to restart FF in safe mode, and disable all extensions. A process of trial and error allowed me to deduce that the Switchproxy extension was the culprit.
It's a shame, because this is a very useful extension.

Pastebin Add-on

Rated 1 out of 5 stars

As I have said before, I absolutely love this extension.
I wrote a review complaining of it producing an Error 500 error, eventually working out that it was caused by my configuration causing the issue. I wrote an update to that, but although showing in my mozilla profile as published, I now realise that it wasn't showing up on the pastebin addon page. My sincerest apologies to the developer for this - I will ensure that I chase the Mozilla team to get this resolved.

Anyway, I love this extension but, unfortunately, it is not compatible with FF 3.6. PLEASE, Me Developer, please resolve this. I would love to continue using this fantastic extension and the related website.
Thanks
Hal

Go Up

Rated 1 out of 5 stars

It's so sad that this is not available for 3.6, as it's such a great extension.
When the version number is corrected, I will install it and upgrade my rating to 5.

Mostly Crystal (for Firefox)

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I really love this extension (coupled with "Cute Menus - Crystal SVG". For me, it's an absolutely essential add-on, equivalent in importance to Tab Mix Plus, Firebug and Quickdrag. I think I would even consider moving to Google Chrome if it wasn't available.
To the dev - thanks! Please don't ever stop! ;-)

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0). 

Jiffy

Rated 1 out of 5 stars

This extension does not work in 3.0.9.
It just produces an error dialog, and nothing runs.

Delicious Bookmarks

Rated 1 out of 5 stars

I have been without bookmark adding functions for ages, and then spent valuable time troubleshooting the issue, only to find that it was this Delicious extension all along, and it was reported some time ago.
I am not impressed.
Extension disabled, and only 1 star!

:-p

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (2.1.018). 

Spell Checker

Rated 1 out of 5 stars

This extension does not add any menu item and hence it is not at all apparent how to use it.

Firefox is in urgent need of a plugin such as this, but at the moment this particular extension does not deliver.

To the coder - I hope you won't be put off by this comment, and that you will continue to develop the extension to its potential. I will certainly increase my rating if you are able to do this.

Good luck
Hal

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.0). 

SpellCheck

Rated 1 out of 5 stars

This extension has so much potential, but sadly as it stands it does not work at all for me.

I have both the en-GB and en-US dictionaries installed with FF3. I have a page with the following html element:



but nothing happens when clicking on the menu item Edit/Spell Check.

Sometimes a javascript dialog appears stating that "Page Language is not specified. Use default dictionary?(en-US)", but nothing happens when "OK" is clicked. (See http://www.littleblackbox.eu )

Even on this very page ( https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/8153 ) it states "Dictionary not available for the language of this page". There is also no option to check the page regardless of this, using the language specified by the user.

It would be so good if this extension worked. If the issues are corrected, I will certainly increase my rating from 1.

To the coder - although it is admirable attempt, I hope you will continue to develop the extension to its full potential.

Hal

SpellCheck

Rated 1 out of 5 stars

This extension has so much potential, but sadly as it stands it does not work at all for me.

I have both the en-GB and en-US dictionaries installed with FF3. I have a page with the following html element:



but nothing happens when clicking on the menu item Edit/Spell Check.

Sometimes a javascript dialog appears stating that "Page Language is not specified. Use default dictionary?(en-US)", but nothing happens when "OK" is clicked. (See http://www.littleblackbox.eu )

Even on this very page ( https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/8153 ) it states "Dictionary not available for the language of this page". There is also no option to check the page regardless of this, using the language specified by the user.

It would be so good if this extension worked. If the issues are corrected, I will certainly increase my rating from 1.

To the coder - although it is admirable attempt, I hope you will continue to develop the extension to its full potential.

Hal

SpellCheck

Rated 1 out of 5 stars

This extension has so much potential, but sadly as it stands it does not work at all for me.

I have both the en-GB and en-US dictionaries installed with FF3. I have a page with the following html element:



but nothing happens when clicking on the menu item Edit/Spell Check.

Sometimes a javascript dialog appears stating that "Page Language is not specified. Use default dictionary?(en-US)", but nothing happens when "OK" is clicked. (See http://www.littleblackbox.eu )

Even on this very page ( https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/8153 ) it states "Dictionary not available for the language of this page". There is also no option to check the page regardless of this, using the language specified by the user.

It would be so good if this extension worked. If the issues are corrected, I will certainly increase my rating from 1.

To the coder - although it is admirable attempt, I hope you will continue to develop the extension to its full potential.

Hal