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1.32 ! hyatt 4: The newest build of Chimera is 0.2.7.
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1.32 ! hyatt 6: <a href="http://idisk.mac.com/mozilladave/Public/chimera26.dmg.gz">Download Chimera 0.2.7</a><br>
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! 8: <b>What's New (0.2.6 -> 0.2.7)</b>
! 9: You can now drag the page proxy icon from the URL bar to
! 10: the personal toolbar or to the bookmarks in the drawer.
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! 12: The proxy icon can be dragged to the tab strip (as can bookmarks from the drawer) to
! 13: create new tabs.
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! 15: You can now reorder your bookmarks using drag and drop in the drawer.
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! 17: The key bindings for back and forward have been changed from arrows to the bracket
! 18: keys.
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! 20: The bug with not being able to type in forms on your home page has been fixed.
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22: <b>What's New (0.2.5 -> 0.2.6)</b>
24: Proxy settings specified in your System Preferences are now honored by Chimera.
25: For those of you waiting on proxy support, here it is! :)
27: Chimera now supports the importing of bookmarks. You can import bookmarks from
28: Mozilla, Netscape, Internet Explorer, or Omniweb.
30: View source has been implemented.
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1.28 hyatt 32: <b>What's New (0.2.4 -> 0.2.5)</b>
1.27 hyatt 33: <p>
1.28 hyatt 34: Plugin support has been greatly improved. Crashes when scrolling pages with Flash have
35: been fixed. This build is generally much more stable with plugins than 0.2.4. Plugins
36: will now stay inside the window and not paint on your toolbars and status bar.
38: The ability to choose your renderer has been fully implemented. From the View menu,
39: you can select "Smooth Text" to use Quartz anti-aliasing. If you turn this option off,
40: you will be using Quickdraw un-antialiased text. International users can turn off
41: the Quartz anti-aliasing to view non-Roman characters. This can also be used as a good
42: debugging tool to find out whether performance or rendering problems are specific to our
43: Quartz rendering implementation.
45: Menulist popups will now position themselves properly when the page is scrolled.
47: You can now drag and drop links from a page onto Gecko windows to load the URL in that
1.27 hyatt 49: <p>
50: <b>What's New (0.2.3 -> 0.2.4)</b>
52: Plugins plugins plugins! Quicktime seems to work rather well, but Flash still has several
53: crashers. Pages with Flash *will* be unstable in this build. Do not replace 0.2.3 with
54: this build unless you like living on the edge. :)
56: - Gamma correction has been returned (hopefully) to the 0.2.1 level.
58: - Font defaults have been tweaked a fair bit to hopefully provide a better default browsing
59: experience than 0.2.3.
61: - Popups now position themselves better. (I won't go so far as to say "properly", but they're
64: - Textareas now have an Aqua appearance (this was left out of 0.2.3).
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1.25 hyatt 66: <b>What's New (0.2.2 -> 0.2.3)</b>
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1.25 hyatt 68: Chimera 0.2.2 was compiled with correct ATSUI (ATSUI with kerning and ligatures
69: enabled). Yes, we have that working, but as you saw, it slows things down substantially.
70: Chimera 0.2.3 returns to the fast ATSUI as the default. This pref will eventually be
71: exposed in Advanced preferences (along with the ability to use Quickdraw as well).
73: The gamma correction regression present in 0.2.2 has been fixed in 0.2.3.
75: The form controls are now Aqua. This includes button, checkboxes, radio buttons, textfields,
76: listboxes and menulists. Most importantly menulists now function! :)
78: Some more crash fixes also made it into 0.2.3.
83: <p><b>What's New (0.2.1 -> 0.2.2)</b>
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1.23 hyatt 85: Chimera can now open URLs sent to it from other apps, so you can
86: now make Chimera your default browser and not have it sit there
87: looking stupid when you tell it to load something. ;)
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1.22 hyatt 89: Text Zoom has been implemented, so you can now increase and decrease
90: the font size used in a Web page.
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1.22 hyatt 92: Chimera now obeys the new minimum font size pref, ensuring that
93: Quartz-rendered fonts don't fall below the typical anti-aliasing cutoff
95: Quartz rendering has been improved. In addition to being speedier,
96: it now has fixes for printing and for text spacing.
98: Chimera now has a bookmarks toolbar. Like the Mozilla Classic personal
99: toolbar, Chimera's toolbar can wrap to multiple rows and supports pages
100: and folders.
102: Bookmarks management has been improved. You can now specify where you
103: want to create a new bookmark. You can now create new folders.
104: The sidebar tree widget has been enhanced to support more keyboard
105: navigation (left/right arrows to open/close, return to launch,
106: delete key to delete, etc.).
108: Bookmark groups have been fully implemented. When adding a bookmark
109: with multiple tabs open, you have the option of bookmarking all the
110: tabs as a single group. Use this feature to load bundles of pages in a single
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1.22 hyatt 113: Background tab loading will now work. Background tabs will now refresh
114: properly if left unattended.
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116: Enjoy! <br>
1.4 hyatt 120: <p><b>Building Chimera</b><br>
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1.5 hyatt 122: Chimera has complete build instructions on mozilla's Web pages (under
123: the code name ChimChim). You can find those instructions
124: <a href="http://www.mozilla.org/ports/fizzilla/ChimChim.html">here</a>.
125: Be aware that the downloadable build listed above contains numerous
126: patches to Mozilla that have not yet been accepted, so any builds that
127: you do will not be as stable or as performant as the downloadable
128: build above.
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130: If you have questions about building, use the chimera mailing list or hop on to #mozilla, and someone can help you out.