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Jökulsárlón Download Manager
My newest add-on for Firefox 4 and SeaMonkey 2.1 is using this code name and makes the download manager UI run inside a browser tab and in a tabular style similar to what SeaMonkey is using. It also supports the use of progress windows instead of the download manager if preferred.
This is using the code I wrote earlier for SeaMonkey's download manager and even progress window UI, those interested in the actual code find it in the add-on source repo.
I'm not planning to backport this code to older versions than Firefox 4 or SeaMonkey 2.1, any time I put into this id better spent on improving what's there and I'd rather convert more of it to use things like Services.jsm, which only exists in Mozilla 2 code.
I will also not backport this work to SeaMonkey due to the discussions that had been going on around the progress windows. I'd happily support people porting code though - and I'd also accept patches to improve the add-on if anyone wants to help, of course.
And for everyone else, if you're interested in a download manager running inside a tab in a tabular interface, please test this add-on and give feedback!
Right now, it's not reviewed for public on AMO yet, it's in the sandbox, but that shouldn't stop you from testing it - feedback comments improve the chances of the add-on being made public!
Entry written by KaiRo and posted on November 20th, 2010 01:55 | Tags: download manager, Firefox, Jökulsárlón, Mozilla, SeaMonkey, SeaMonkey 2.1 | 6 comments | TrackBack
Thank you a very nice extension. The second one I will use.
The download manager disabled the applicatin-icons to the left at the statusbar.
With the latest trunk build > Build identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0; rv:2.0b8pre) Gecko/20101108 Firefox/4.0b8pre SeaMonkey/2.1b2pre
Installing the add-on removes the Mail&News, AddressBook and ChatZilla from
both the application group (left of the status bar) and as well as the
Hi, I like the download manager as well. Let's hope there'll be a way to hide the adress bar in Firefox soon.
Some ideas/issues (if there's a better way to report them, please let me know:
* Instead of disabling menu items on the context menu, you could hide them.
* What about removing items from the list using the "Del"-key?
* On Windows Alt+Enter opens the properties dialog of files on Desktop and in Explorer; could be a good shortcut here, too.
* A more Firefox 4-ish look would be great of course
Is it just me or does this addon not work with the firefox nightly dated 2013-05-03? about:downloads in the url bar still brings up the addon but when a download commences, it triggers the default firefox ui instead of the addon regardless of whether the toolkitui option in about:config is true or false.