QuickPasswords Version History

27 versions

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Version 3.2 216.1 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

  • Australis Support - added new monochrome Icon set and big Icon for new Australis side panel customization <br>
    The new look can be toggled on QuickPasswords settings > Advanced+Support
  • Options Dialog - is now easier to and split into General and Advanced+Support tabs.
  • Toolbar Icon - downresized + rerendered colored Toolbar button to 20px for large icons (non Australis)
  • Fixed: when no entry was selected and the was Edit Passwords button was pressed
    the error "TypeError: QuickPasswords.Properties is undefined" was shown. Instead QuickPasswords should display "Please select at least one item from the list!"

Version 3.1 184.1 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

  • QuickPasswords now assists you when no master password is set - click the lock icon on the bottom right and follow on screen instructions. detailed information with screen shots is available here.
  • Improved filtering function (showPasswords) in order to always highlight the most correct domain match.
  • Improved security of about:config dialogs - making sure no other configuration settings can be overwritten.
  • Fixed disabling (login / repair) buttons in IETabs - IE tabs do not support modifying the context menu.
  • Added translations for toggle version and donation messages.
  • Moved options css file into skins folder.
  • Removed obsolete buttons from passwordwindow overlay.
  • Decreasing amount of console messages making most messages dependant on debug.default (defaults to true).
  • Removed some global variables to avoid namespace pollution

Version 3.0 174.0 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

  • Streamlined password window by using a toolbar
  • Fixed [Bug 25580] Better heuristics to determine which fields are not visible to avoid filling the wrong logon fields.
    Some web sites use the same name for multiple login boxes and hide them by pushing them "off screen".
    This version tries to guard against that.
  • Added button to "Correct Field Names" - for sites that use duplicate / hidden login forms on the same page which confuses Firefox

Version 3.0beta1 169.5 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

  • Streamlined password window by using a toolbar
  • Fixed [Bug 25580] Better heuristics to determine which fields are not visible to avoid filling the wrong logon fields.
    Some web sites use the same name for multiple login boxes and hide them by pushing them "off screen". This version tries to guard against that.
  • Added button to "Correct Field Names" - for Sites who use duplicate / hidden login forms on the same page which confuses Firefox. Use this feature if Quickpasswords is not able to auto-fill the login form. A notification is displayed on the current browser tab. Now right-click the password box and select Insert Password". Likewise, right-click the user name box and select "Insert User Name".
    QuickPasswords will prompt in both cases, whether to correct the stored entry using a notification at the top. Click [Update field] to correct the field name

    Click the "Update field" button to correct the field name entry in both cases.

Version 2.9 152.9 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

  • Improved automatic password filling to also work with form elements that are identified by name and not by id.
  • Bumped up compatibility
  • nsIPrivateBrowsingService was removed in version 20 for per-window private browsing mode

Version 2.8 152.5 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

  • Fixed [Bug 25336] - from Firefox 18.0.2 upwards - When changing a larger amount of passwords can error can be thrown by Mozilla core code: "Javascript Error: signon is undefined" or "undefined property table[selections[0].number]"

  • Added throbber animation during multiple password change

Version 2.7 146.8 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

  • New "do not show this message again" checkbox to make it easier new users (no need to open options dialog any more)
  • Default to closing password manager automatically to remove clutter
  • Moved wizard button to top to clean up commands area.
  • [FR 25319]New Lock icon: protects password manager with the master password prompt on next use for added security
  • Added Option to update changed form ids - when QuickPasswords can not fill the login form automatically based on stored credentials,and the context menu is used, it can offer to correct the stored login information.

    Sometimes sites change their login forms and the normal way to deal with this (delete password and re-add it) is cumbersome and not very obvious. With the new correction feature QuickPasswords will "learn" where the new login and password boxes are. All you have to do is click the [Update] button above the web page.
  • Tidied up interface by moving important buttons to the left

Version 2.6 136.0 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

  • Fixed [Bug 25307] - On the Statusbar of Thunderbird and SeaMonkey mail windows some or all icons were missing.
  • Thunderbird / SeaMonkey mail - Added QuickPasswords command to folder pane context menu
  • Improved filter prediction in SeaMonkey mail windows - we can now filter passwords for
    • the mailbox when right-clicking a folder
    • the sender domain when right-clicking a message

Version 2.5 134.6 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

  • New: [FR 25287] reacts to double-click on a login item on Password Manager
  • New: [FR 25287] QuickPasswords now inserts the login information automatically when you click the login button (or double-click an entry)

    How: QuickPasswords will go through all forms in the page and match the names of password & user name fields and also make sure these are currently visible. (Many pages have multiple forms, some of them hidden) Only then it will insert matching information username / password or both. If something cannot be matched, then the context menu entry of the missing field(s) is added as a fallback, like in the previous version.
  • Removed duplicate "copy UserName" menu item.
  • Known Issues: The context menu is always visible when in a Thunderbird content tab

Version 2.3 129.8 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

  • Fixed legacy layout issues in Postbox
  • Fixed a problem with version number which caused multiple donation screens
  • Ietab2 support
  • make it possible to disable donation screen displayed on update by changing extensions.quickpasswords.donations.askOnUpdate = false

Version 2.2.1 128.7 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

included italian locale in install script, it was omitted by accident.

Version 2.2 128.7 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

  • Completed fr locale - thanks to Jean Michel Bourdé
  • Added Italian Locale - thanks to Leopoldo Saggin
  • Fixed a problem with showing advanced debug settings (window was going to background)
  • Replaced deprecated -moz-linear-gradient CSS values
  • Replaced -moz-transition CSS values with newer ones
  • known issues: es-AR and pt locales are incomplete.

    Version 2.1 120.8 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

    • Fixed [Bug 24940] - Doesn't fill username/password in Firefox 13
    • Completed Hu locale
    • fixed display of version link and donation pages after updates

    Version 2.0.1 119.8 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

    • Compatibility with Gecko 15
    • Removed some unnecessary errors from console to improve S/N ratio
    • changed overlay using messenger.xul instead of mailWindowOverlay.xul
    • layout fixes in change multiple password dialog

      Version 1.9.1 119.8 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

      • Removed some unnecessary errors from console to improve S/N ratio
      • (1.9) Fixed [Bug 22904] Icon Size on toolbar buttons was too big
      • (1.9) Some layout improvements in change password box

      Version 1.9 118.8 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

      • Some layout fixes in change password box
      • Fixed [Bug 22904] Icon Size on toolbar buttons was too big

      Version 1.8 118.8 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

      Fix of German locale (UTF format) in order to display change password dialog correctly. Some Locales might have English strings as not all translators have completed.

      Version 1.7 118.8 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

      • Added cancel login menu item
      • Added scrolling to selected row in Manager

      Version 1.6 133.1 KB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.1 and later

      Version 1.5 60.4 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 and later

      • Added Fx + Tb 6.0* compatibility
      • Fixed links in options dialog and setting focus to tabs in SeaMonkey
      • Added refine sites button (magic wand) to narrow down sites with multiple entry points
      • Added new versioning regime and link to site on update / first install - triggered by first use!
      • Added tons of functionality for mail clients
        1. retrieve mail account password (when in folder)
        2. retrieve URL account passwords (when in content tab, like in Firefox)
        3. retrieve passwords based on domain of current sender (when viewing a single message)
      • New locales:
        1. tr-TR thanks to Nikneyim [BabelZilla.org]
        2. sr thanks to Rancher [BabelZilla.org]

      Version 1.4 59.4 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 and later


      • Added tooltip (and updated label text) to the time delay option
      • Now there are 3 options for displaying browser context menu: never, on text items and always.
      • Force icons in context menu even in default theme (class menuitem-iconic)

      Version 1.3 56.3 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1b2, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.3a3pre

      • Removed a bug "menu is null" when opening password manager window
      • Added Options Menu Item
      • Added option to hide Context Menu
      • Added Postbox support
      • Context Menu item in browser window is now only visible on editable elements
      • Added es-AR locale (Eduardo Leon)
      • Added ja-JP locale (Noumi Ryoko)
      • Added sv-SE locale (Mikael Hiort af Ornäs)

      Version 1.2 48.1 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a1pre, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.2a1pre

      compatible with Firefox 4.0
      Compatible with Saved Password editor 2.0.1

      Version 1.1 44.0 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.7a2pre, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a1pre, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.2a1pre

      • Made context menu compatible with the "Saved Password Editor" Extension
      • Fixed a bug that made Header row appear as "undefined" when copying multiple records and "Display message after copying" was disabled

      Version 1.0 41.0 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.7a6pre, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a1pre, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.2a1pre

      • Danish Locale Added (Joergen Rasmussen)
      • Hebrew Locale Added (baaryoni)
      • Turkish Locale Added (Nikneyim)

      Version 0.9.8 41.0 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.7a6pre, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.2a1pre

      • Added option to Copy User Name (in password manager's context menu)
      • Added option to Site URL (in password manager's context menu)
      • Added zh-TW locale (Tang Kai Yiu)
      • Added es-MX locale (Angel F. Outón)
      • Added hu-HU locale (Kozák Csaba)
      • Added pt locale (Carlos Simão)

      Version 0.9.6.1 30.7 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.7a2pre, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a1pre, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.2a1pre

      Version 0.9.6.1 - 27/02/2010
      Added Russian Locale (Anton Pinsky)
      markh: Reviewed Dutch locale
      Added link to Mozdev homepage to options dialog
      removed unnecessary JSON module


      Thanks to all Translators for their fantastic work!