What's New in SeaMonkey 2.7.2
This document outlines a few of the new features implemented in SeaMonkey 2.7.2, important bugfixes and any new problems. Please note that these changes are relative to SeaMonkey 2.6.
- New Features and Fixes
- New Issues
New Features and Fixes
- Add-ons are compatible by default now, provided they are declared compatible with SeaMonkey version 2.1 or better (bug 702792).
- SeaMonkey was vulnerable to attacks using malformed images (Debian Security Advisory DSA-2410-1).
- Java applets sometimes caused text input to become unresponsive (bug 718939).
- Under certain conditions, entire newsgroups were marked as unread and authentication data (user name and password) was lost (bug 695309).
- A wrong "From" could be shown in the message list when an email address contained Unicode (bug 669925).
- The Recently Closed Tabs/Windows menu items in the Go menu were no longer getting disabled when the sub menus were empty (bug 702297).
- Certain address book alerts did not appear (bug 713671).
- Crash fixes and other minor platform changes
- HTML5 videos now feature Show Statistics and Save Snapshot As in their context menus (bug 697124).
- Add-ons that are installed into the shared user and shared system areas now get disabled by default. If you schedule a new add-on for installation by copying it to the profile's extensions folder, a new in-content UI appears now (bug 696598).
- Sync dialogs should now persist their position (bug 695523).
- Sync dialogs look more similar now (bug 684537).
- The MailNews Advanced Search dialog now supports keys for marking as read, flagged or tagged (bug 693210).
- Internet searches started from the context menu now open in a new tab (as opposed to a new window) by default (bug 693080).
- The Add-ons Manager and Data Manager now open according to Link Behavior preferences (i.e. in a window if the user chose so) (bug 665678).
- The default theme supports small icons for the Address Book toolbar now (bug 576402).
- Custom news message filters support "doesn't contain" and "isn't" now (bug 618624).
- Searching using the "Search xy for ..." context menu opens a new tab by default now. The old behavior can be reenabled in Preferences under Browser/Internet Search (bug 693080).