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Author Topic: Update of FarrFox Plugin (v1.03.01) for FARR v2 - Mar 29th, 2007  (Read 39392 times)
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« Reply #50 on: June 21, 2008, 12:36:26 PM »

Will this plugin be updated to support Firefox 3 such that it can read the places.sqlite?

hmm... another reason to hold back FF3. actually i've updated to FF3 on a test PC but haven't tried FarrFox yet. just curious, what happens if you try to run FarrFox with FF3?
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« Reply #51 on: June 21, 2008, 12:58:34 PM »

There is a default bookmarks.html (showing the initial bookmarks) in the profile directory. The entries of this file are then shown in FarrFox.
When exporting my bookmarks to this file FarrFox works perfectly. So, everytime I want FarrFox to have my current bookmarks I first have to export them and then wait one hour or use "ff `".
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« Reply #52 on: June 29, 2008, 11:02:01 PM »

would be great if it could directly access FF3's bookmarks, *as well as* search all open tabs by name, and bring those up when matched smiley

maybe it needs a FF extension to be installed in order to expose these features? i swear one of these days, i'm gonna look into how to write a FF plugin... hopefully before FF6 comes out Wink
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« Reply #53 on: June 30, 2008, 06:21:06 AM »

Another vote to update FarrFox plugin to read native FF3 bookmarks smiley. I haven't yet gotten mine to work as I'm using a custom profile folder which is not in %APPDATA% (i.e. documents and settings\username\application data).

To read the places.sqlite you need the SQlite DLL: http://www.sqlite.org/sqlitedll-3_5_9.zip (needs only MSVCRT.DLL). It might actually be worthwhile doing an SQLite implementation for FarrFox to fix the hard/slow indexing issue. Up to mouser (and his free time) to decide.
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« Reply #54 on: June 30, 2008, 06:39:30 AM »

By the way, as a workaround for those for which FarrFox can read the bookmarks.html file generated by FF3: This makes FF3 sync the places.sqlite bookmarks with the bookmarks.html: http://kb.mozillazine.org....bookmarks.autoExportHTML
It creates/syncs the bookmarks.html file every time FF3 closes. I have around 500+ bookmarks and FF shutdown is still fast enough.
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« Reply #55 on: June 30, 2008, 08:27:14 AM »

There is a default bookmarks.html (showing the initial bookmarks) in the profile directory. The entries of this file are then shown in FarrFox.
When exporting my bookmarks to this file FarrFox works perfectly. So, everytime I want FarrFox to have my current bookmarks I first have to export them and then wait one hour or use "ff `".
That didn't work for me. It may be because my FF3 profile is outside %APPDATA% (see my posts above). I tried adding the profile folder and also the full path of the bookmarks.html file to the FarrFox' advanced options dialog, into "Custom bookmark file locations" and it still doesn't work ... Sad. Any workarounds for this?

EDIT: where can I download the FarrFox sources?
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« Reply #56 on: July 02, 2008, 03:23:31 PM »

Since 2.14.01 FarrFox doesn't work for me.
No results at all.
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« Reply #57 on: July 02, 2008, 03:29:46 PM »

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Since 2.14.01 FarrFox doesn't work for me.

check the advanced options.
have you upgraded to Firefox 3? that could epxlain it also.

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EDIT: where can I download the FarrFox sources?
they are in the farr plugin sdk download
BUT they haven't been updated with my latest yet; if you wait a few days i will add the most recent farrfox source to the sdk download.
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« Reply #58 on: July 02, 2008, 03:36:00 PM »

Since 2.14.01 FarrFox doesn't work for me.
Same here. Firefox 2.
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« Reply #59 on: July 02, 2008, 03:46:19 PM »

I use Firefox 3 but I don't think that's the reason (I use the bookmarks.html).
It must be something with the new version.
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« Reply #60 on: July 02, 2008, 03:46:54 PM »

wtf. can you guys check your advanced options of farrfox and see if maybe some checkboxes got unchecked?
also can you check that you have farrfox version 1.08.01 installed?
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« Reply #61 on: July 02, 2008, 04:08:32 PM »

Version 1.08.01 is installed and "Search FireFox Bookmarks", "Include Folder Path in Titles", "Force Rescan Every Hour" are enabled, the other ones are disabled.

By the way: It's not clear whether to enter a directory or a file in "Custom bookmark file locations".

I tried both, adding the bookmarks.html and only the folder to that list of "Custom bookmark file locations" but it didn't change anything.
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« Reply #62 on: July 02, 2008, 04:14:30 PM »

Since 2.14.01 FarrFox doesn't work for me.
No results at all.

I get results from IE, none from last FF version 2

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wtf. can you guys check your advanced options of farrfox and see if maybe some checkboxes got unchecked?
also can you check that you have farrfox version 1.08.01 installed?
all checkboxes ticked
1.08.01 installed
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« Reply #63 on: July 07, 2008, 04:04:55 PM »

It seems like this breakage coincided with the FF upgrade to 2.0.0.15. Is everyone who is experiencing the problem on this version?
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« Reply #64 on: July 07, 2008, 05:00:46 PM »

It seems like this breakage coincided with the FF upgrade to 2.0.0.15. Is everyone who is experiencing the problem on this version?

"Find+Run Robot v2.14.01 by DonationCoder" oops, didnt read your post properly!
now on FF3 - was running latest FF before this week
didnt notice when it started - use plugin irregularly

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« Reply #65 on: July 25, 2008, 01:54:08 AM »

Has this been fixed does anyone know? If it has can someone let me know what needs to be done to get it to work again.

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« Reply #66 on: July 25, 2008, 08:48:39 AM »

Not fixed  Sad
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« Reply #67 on: July 25, 2008, 09:38:52 AM »

i'll try to fix this weekend.
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« Reply #68 on: July 25, 2008, 04:24:46 PM »

update is now online.  update checker should find it.
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« Reply #69 on: July 25, 2008, 04:32:22 PM »

update is now online.  update checker should find it.

Fix downloaded and verified. Thanks, Mouser!
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« Reply #70 on: July 25, 2008, 04:37:31 PM »

great.
somehow the regular expression parsing library stopped working right -- i think i must have compiled with an older version when i moved the files, and it just didn't work right.

next step will be to parse the bookmarks in a separate thread so that there is no delay while the bookmarks are loading and refreshing.
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« Reply #71 on: July 25, 2008, 04:44:17 PM »

 Thmbsup excellent, thanks mouser
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« Reply #72 on: July 26, 2008, 04:43:29 AM »

Yippie, it works cheesy
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« Reply #73 on: August 08, 2008, 02:22:40 PM »

Lifehacker posted about this tip for getting your FireFox 3 bookmarks exported in old format automatically which should make them available to the FarrFox plugin:

http://www.hackcollege.co...okmarks-with-quicksilver/

I'd love to hear if Firefox 3 users can get this tip to work with FarrFox.

ps. A big thanks to Jim on the lifehacker comments for suggesting that this could be used with the FarrFox plugin for FARR, and not just for launchy.
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« Reply #74 on: August 08, 2008, 06:23:49 PM »

I'd love to hear if Firefox 3 users can get this tip to work with FarrFox.

that works all right mouser thumbs up

[edit] but I had completely missed that you had updated FarrFox plugin -
I hadnt even tried it lately ...
Now I'm not sure what you're asking if the plugin working anyway?
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