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Popup ALT Attributes Ver.2.0.2014050101 for Mozilla Firefox

What's this? ...abstract

This is an extension to popup alternate texts given as ALT attributes (they are not descriptions, but authors often use the attribute only for popups), like NC4, IE, and other browsers.

As an additional feature, this includes "multi-row tooltip". If the text is too long, it will be shown in multiline automatically. (screenshot)

Secret Features

user_pref("browser.chrome.tooltips.attrlist.enabled", true);
user_pref("browser.chrome.tooltips.attrlist",
  "alt|src|data|title|href|cite|action|onclick|onmouseover|onsubmit");

By the secret settings above (by the "user.js" or the "about:config" feature), the browser popups all of attributes in the list. If the pointed element doesn't have the attribute, the browser finds a parental node which has the attribute.

And, the following setting shows attributes for all of parental nodes:

user_pref("browser.chrome.tooltips.attrlist.recursively", true);

These features possibly prevents spoofings and phishings.

Documents

Introduction of Popup ALT Attributes (Japanese)
This is an archive of the document introducing this extension, for the XUL contest in the Mozilla.Party.jp 5.0.

History There is the updating history and the list of known problems.

2.0.2014050101
  • Works on Nightly 32.0a1.
2.0.2012122901
  • Works on Nightly 20.0a1.
  • Drop support for Firefox 9 and older versions.
  • Improved: Works on any elements which have "alt" attribute (ex. AREA)
2.0.2011082901
  • Fixed: When this is updated, unexpectedly activated even if this is disabled by user.
2.0.2011040501
  • Works on Firefox 4.
  • Drop support for Firefox 3.5 or older.
  • Restart-free installation.
1.3.2009110201
  • Works on Firefox 3.6 and Minefield
1.3.2008052801
  • Fixed: Tooltips are shown again and again correctly in one webpage.
1.3.2008042201
  • Fixed: Tooltip is shown correctly after you've seen it once. (maybe)
1.3.2008042101
  • Works on Firefox 3 beta5.
1.3.2005092701
  • Fixed: Blank tooltips disappeared.
1.3.20050925
  • Fixed: Broken tab bar disappeared.
  • Fixed: Secret feature works on lately Nightly Builds.
  • Fixed: Works with Google Toolbar correctly.
1.3.20050420
  • Fixed: Secret mode works correctly.
1.3.20050419
  • Fixed: Tooltips are shown correctly.
  • Fixed: Some fatal errors disappeared.
1.3.20050418
  • Fixed: Some fatal errors disappeared.
  • Modified: Codes to access content area become secure.
1.3.20050401
  • Fixed: Connected "\r\n" strings are replaced to single breaks.
1.3.20050224
  • Some codes for old Phoenix/Firebird/Firefox are removed.
1.3.20050218
  • Fixed: Blank tooltips disappeared.
  • Fixed: This popups the value of "alt" atrtibute only when no parental node have "title" attribute.
  • Improevd: The secret feature becomes powerfully.
1.3.20050110
  • Fixed: The screen flicker disappeared for long (multi-row) tooltips.
  • Modified: Any long description is shown in the multi-row tooltip by default. Configuration was removed.
1.3.20041025
  • Fixed: Errors in CSS disappeared.
  • Modifeid: Note in the label of preference setting to show tooltips in multi-row is removed.
1.3.20040621
  • Fixed: Infinite-recursion error has disappeared.
1.3.20040310
  • Fixed: Needless tooltips have disappeared correctly.
1.3.20040211
  • Fixed: Installation problem on Firefox on Mac OS X has been fixed.
1.3.20040208
  • Fixed: Installation problem on Firefox has been fixed.
1.3.20031216
  • Improved: Multiline tooltip operation has been optimized.
  • Fixed: The XBL error in lately MozillaFirebird Nightly Builds has disappeared because the installer detects the version of Firebird automatically. (NOTE: if the XBL error still appears, you should read the FAQ.)
1.2.20030315
  • Fixed: The checkbox has appeared in the "Appearance" pref-panel correctly.
  • Improved: Multiline tooltip has been available. (buggy)
1.1.20021127
  • Fixed: Needless popups when only a image was loaded have been removed.
1.1.20021121
  • Fixed: Works again.
1.1.20021XXX
  • ?(broken version)
1.1.20021004
  • Improved: The service of this package has been able to change activity with "Extensions" panel of Phoenix
1.1.20021003
  • Experiment: Phoenix has been tentatively supported.
1.1.20020830
  • Modified: Codes for NS6 have been removed.
1.0.20020710
  • Fixed: A flaw as amended with which the content of "alt" attribute had been shown as a popuup when an erement had had both "title" amd "alt" attributes.
1.0.20020514
  • Fixed: An error in the definition file was corrected.
1.0.20020420
  • Separated from the package of ContextMenu-Extentions.
Last modified:2014/05/01 14:41:34