What's New in SeaMonkey 2.23

This document outlines a few of the new features implemented in SeaMonkey 2.23, important bugfixes and any new problems. Please note that these changes are relative to SeaMonkey 2.22.

New Features and Fixes

Major Changes
  • None.
Fixes in 2.23
  • Restored the missing Junk message icon (bug 947743).
Fixes in Beta 2
  • Fixed incompatibility with binary extensions such as Lightning (bug 915574).
Features in Beta 1
  • Download progress is now shown in the Mac OS X app dock icon (bug 900510).
  • EXIF orientation is now being used when displaying attached images in MailNews (bug 915909).
  • "This folder is being processed... to get messages." alerts on active MailNews folders now identify the account or folder (bug 592235).
  • MailNews notifications have a new look (bug 633937).
Fixes in Beta 1
  • Menubar auto-hide did not work correctly (bug 938447).
  • Transparency rules were applied to signatures multiple times if they were nested (bug 931484).
  • On Windows with the Classic theme, tree cells (e.g. those in MailNews panes) had too much padding (bug 927779).
  • Click-to-play plugins did not show their placeholder after resizing (bug 920677).
  • Logging into sites like chase.com failed (bug 924025).
  • Windows MAPI support (sending mails and attaching files from external applications) was broken (bug 913493).
  • The spell check context menu items did not check whether spelling had been turned off (bug 907406).
  • The Password Manager did not work on script-generated forms (bug 908141).
  • Opening an .eml file threw exceptions (bug 911454).
  • Replies were not marked as "Replied" if a modified draft in an IMAP Drafts folder was sent (bug 530528).
  • Drag and Drop to/from the Download Manager had some minor issues (bug 900514).
  • Some links to addons.mozilla.org were out of date; theme types have been renamed (bug 906083).
  • All POP3 messages on a server could be re-downloaded if the local disk ran out of space, causing duplicates (bug 239455).
  • Send format HTML (mailnews.html_domains) and plain (mailnews.plaintext_domains) domains set in mailnews.js were ignored (bug 889152).
  • The default character encoding is now better described in the Languages Preferences pane (bug 895751, bug 902068).

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New Issues