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Thumbnail Zoom Plus 2.6 adds more sites & background tab feature

September 30, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

Version 2.6 is now available, with these changes since 2.5:

New Feature:

  • Hotkey ‘b’ opens the current pop-up in a new background tab (similar to the ‘t’ hotkey which opens in a new foreground tab).

Site Support:

  • Added costco.com
  • Added target.com
  • Added walmart.com
  • Improved homedepot.com, adding support for user-contributed images.
  • Added xmarks.com category images.
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  1. Anonymous
    October 5, 2013 at 1:22 pm

    Can you add Tumblr to the addon? Images like .tumblr.com/image/34324421313

  2. November 15, 2013 at 2:50 pm

    There’s something you can fix to make your awesome addon even better: ‘image-rendering: optimizeQuality’ CSS property used in thumbnailZoom’s chrome/skin/all/overlay.css produces bad results in recent FF 25 for downscaling, here’s the demo: http://www.maxrev.de/html/image-scaling.html

    The default value is ‘auto’ is actually a good choice since it supposedly chooses ‘optimizeQuality’ when upscaling and, what’s more important, it doesn’t distort small details when downscaling large pictures with text.

    It might be a good idea to allow choosing the scaling quality/type in the addon’s options, because some people apparently prefer ‘-moz-crisp-edges’: http://www.ghacks.net/2013/03/11/disable-firefoxs-image-smoothing-algorithm/

    • November 23, 2013 at 2:37 am

      Thanks, that’s great info. I had read through the very long bugzilla entry about the resizing improvements made in Firefox v19 (or so), but didn’t find this info. It’s ironic that “optimizeQuality” makes it look *worse* .

      I develop primary on the mac, and even with the current settings I don’t see the quality problem. But I’ve heard that results are platform-dependent. Which operating system are you on?

      Have you tried removing TZP’s image-rendering property, and did that solve the problem? If so, I’m happy to make the change, even though it doesn’t seem to make a difference on my machine.

  3. November 25, 2013 at 12:17 am

    I’ve just released I’ve just released version 2.7beta1, which removes the image-rendering property. I don’t notice a difference in my mac, but could you try it and tell me if it helps?

    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/thumbnail-zoom-plus/versions/

    Thanks,
    David

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