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Informational Tab Ver.0.5.2017061501 for Mozilla Firefox

What's this? ...abstract

This provides thumbnail-style preview for each tab, does progress meter, and indicates unread status.

This is developed under a project to restructure TBE for Firefox 2.

Similar or Related Extensions

I only want the progress meter in tabs.
See Tab Progress Bar.

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If you see any problem, see FAQ at first. If there is no solution, post a report to the issue tracker on the GitHub please.

Including Language Packs

Released version includes following language packs:

  • English (en-US)
  • Japanese (ja)
  • Hungarian (hu-HU, by Mikes Kaszmán István)
  • Netherlandic (nl-NL, by Neglacio)
  • Italian (it-IT, by Godai71.Extenzilla)
  • Spanish (es-ES, by tito)
  • Russian (ru-RU, by L'Autour)
  • Polish (pl, by Leszek (teo) Życzkowski)
  • Chinese (zh-CN, by hzhbest)
  • Danish (da-DK, by Regmos)

Features & Screenshots This package provides following features.

Screenshot of all features.

Appearance of progress bar in tabs can be changed. Firefox 3.7 style (green) Firefox 3.7 style (blue)

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

  • Supports Nightly 56.0a1.
  • Hide label container in pinned tabs correctly
  • Better descriptions for configurations about the sole tab of a window.
  • Better compatibility with the latest version of the Suspend Tab.
  • Don't mark tab as "read", when the tab is selected but not scrolled.
  • Show thumbnail after the number of collapsed tabs for Tree Style Tab, when it is configured to be placed before a closebox.
  • Supports Nightly 46.0a1.
  • Events in the content area are correctly handled even if tabs' remoteness is dynamically changed.
  • Use Timer.jsm instead of my alternative library.
  • Fixed: Load ru locale correctly. (by Infocatcher)
  • Drop support for Firefox 10-16
  • Improved: Shrink the size of thumbnails in tabs smaller than width of their owner tabs. (foolproof)
  • Improved: Frequency for re-rendering of thumbnails in tabs by changed preferences becomes customizable and throttled. You can change the interval by a secret preference "extensions.informationaltab.thumbnail.updatealldelay".
  • Modified: "jar" archive is no longer included.
  • Modified: Delete all evalInSandbox() codes
  • Modified: Update codes around session store API.
  • ru locale is updated by Infocatcher. Thanks!
  • Works on Nightly 20.0a1.
  • Improved: Reduce CPU usage of updating thumbnails
  • Fixed: Reduce dependencies about an old version of Tree Style Tab.
  • Updated for Nightly 13.0a1.
  • Drop support for Firefox 3.6.
  • Improved: Better compatibility with other tab-related addons. Now this addon doesn't apply custom binding to <tab/>s.
  • Fixed: Thumbnails of to-be-restored tabs were not restored.
  • Fixed: Sometimes position of progress meters in tabs were broken.
  • Fixed: When Personal Titlebar was installed, initializing process was wrongly called twice.
  • da-DK locale is now available, translated by Regmos.
  • zh-CN locale is updated by hzhbest.
  • Works on Minefield 4.0b10pre.
  • Drop support for Firefox 3.0.
  • Improved: Thumbnail in a tab is automatically hidden when it is pinned by pinTab() . (on Minefield 3.7a6pre)
  • ru-RU locale is updated by L'Autour.
  • Fixed: Features are re-enabled after you exit the print preview mode on Firefox 3.6 or later.
  • Improved: Works with Minefield 3.7a4pre.
  • es-ES locale is updated by tito.
  • zh-CN locale is available, translated by hzhbest.
  • pl locale is available, translated by by Leszek (teo) ナサyczkowski.
  • Improved: Last thumbnails for tabs are stored to the session information. (Thumbnails for restored tabs are shown even if BarTap is installed.)
  • Fixed: Thumbnails are updated immediately by changing of configurations.
  • Fixed: Square images are fit to the canvas correctly.
  • Fixed: Wrongly positioned (too expanded) progress bar disappeared.
  • it-IT locale is updated. (by Godai71)
  • hu-HU locale is updated. (by Mikes Kaszmテ。n Istvテ。n)
  • Improved: Now you can change appearance of progress bar in tabs.
  • Fixed: Progress bar in tabs is shown correctly even if tab contents are rearranged.
  • Fixed: Progress bar in tabs are shown at their correct position.
  • hu-HU locale is updated. (by Mikes Kaszmテ。n Istvテ。n)
  • Improved: Appearance of progress bar in tab becomes like the mockup for Firefox 3.7. (And you can change the style to old appearance.)
  • Improved: Works with pie graph icon on trunk.
  • Improved: Works with CookiePie.
  • Modified: Now modifications of tab attributes are ignored. (for reducing of CPU usage)
  • it-IT locale is updated by Godai71
  • hu-HU locale is updated. (by Mikes Kaszmテ。n Istvテ。n)
  • Improved: Redarawings of thumbnails by page scrolling can be disabled.
  • Improved: Trimmed thumbnails for tabs are available.
  • Fixed: Throbber in tabs is correctly shown with Firefox 3.5 on Mac OS X.
  • it-IT locale is updated by Godai71
  • Updated for Tree Style Tab 0.7.2009051301.
  • Works on Minefield.
  • Fixed: Moving of tab from an window to another works correctly on Shiretoko 3.5b5pre.
  • Improved: Thumbnail rendering for a tab which is showing only an image is optimized.
  • Works on Minefield again.
  • Modified: Color of progress meter in tabs is changed.
  • Fixed: Special styles for tab labels are correctly removed when thumbnails are disabled.
  • Added: ru-RU locale is available. (by L'Autour)
  • it-IT locale is updated. (by Godai71)
  • Fixed: Works on Minefield 3.1b2pre again.
  • Improved: Thumbnails in tabs can be shown above/below/behind their title.
  • hu-HU locale is updated. (by Mikes Kaszmテ。n Istvテ。n)
  • Fixed: Drag and drop of tabs from an window to another works correctly on Minefield 3.1b2pre.
  • Improved: Works on Minefield 3.1b2pre.
  • Improved: Thumbnails can be updated for animations. (Available only on Minefield 3.1b2pre or later.)
  • Improved: The close box in the last tab can be shown. (Available only on Minefield 3.1b2pre or later.)
  • Improved: Tabs can be "read" when the tab get focus.
  • Fixed: A tab which has only an image or non-scrollable contents is correctly marked as "read" when it gets focus.
  • Fixed: Tabs scrolled in background keep themselves "unread".
  • Improved: Works with Tree Style Tab better.
  • Fixed: Progress meters in tabs are correctly hidden after pages are loaded.
  • Fixed: Broken appearance on Mac OS X disappeared.
  • Works on Firefox 3 beta5.
  • Spanish locale is available. (by tito, Thanks!)
  • Works on Minefield 3.0b5pre.
  • Improved: Works on Firefox 3 beta3.
  • Fixed: Broken tab icon with thumbnail before the icon is corrected.
  • Fixed: Position of thumbnail in rightside tabs shown by Tree Style Tab is corrected.
  • Fixed: Works with Tab Mix Plus correctly.
  • Fixed: Wrong aspect ratio for the tab only includes image disappeared.
  • Added: Italian locale is available. (made by Godai71.Extenzilla)
  • Fixed: Fixed aspect ratio works correctly.
  • Modified: Aspect ratio of thumbnails is fixed to 4:3.
  • Added: Netherlandic locale is available. (made by Neglacio)
  • Fixed: Crash on print preview disappeared.
  • Improved: The position thumbnails are insterted to is changed when appearance of tabs is inverted for rightside tabs by Tree Style Tab.
  • Fixed: Uninstallation is handled correctly.
  • Added: Hungarian locale is available.
  • Improved: UI to customize appearance of close buttons in tabs is available.
  • Fixed: Broken thumbnail for images disappeared.
  • Released.
Last modified:2019/05/05 23:02:02