Release Notes

This page lists all release notes and changes in chronological order. (Also show beta versions)

Version 1.3.1 2015-09-17

  • Compatible with Thunderbird 38.
  • Fixed photos not showing in compose window.
  • Improved usability of compose window by allowing to edit a contact easily.
  • Fixed broken compose window of version 1.3.0 due to one missing translation.

Version 1.3.0 2015-09-16

  • Compatible with Thunderbird 38.
  • Fixed photos not showing in compose window.
  • Improved usability of compose window by allowing to edit a contact easily.

Version 1.2.7 2014-07-27

  • Compatible with Thunderbird 31. As a quick fix there are no photos shown when composing a message.
  • Fixed distorted image in address book.

Version 1.2.6 2014-01-05

  • Added compatibility with Thunderbird 24.

Version 1.2.5 2011-11-22

  • Fixed two bugs in the address book where the photo was not shown.
  • Fixed a bug regarding messages without a recipient in draft folder.
  • Local photos are searched using all e-mail addresses, not just the primary address.
  • Sanitize PhotoName values introduced in bug 702137.
  • Compatible to TB 11.0a1.
  • Values of face headers are not shown anymore in the header area.
  • Updated localizations.

Version 1.2.4 2011-10-21

  • Show the contact photo in the address book.
  • Improved edit contact window.
  • Compatible to Thunderbird 10.0a1

Version 1.2.3 2011-10-10

  • Compatibile to Thunderbird 8.
  • Dropped support for Seamonkey.
  • Dropped support for Thunderbird 3-6 due to some changes in the address book in Thunderbird 7.
  • The chosen default photo is now assigned new contacts by default.
  • Fixed a bug that made it impossible to assign a custom default photo to a contact in TB 7.
  • Photos in the message compose window are updated when a contact photo is edited.
  • All contacts using the add-on's default photo switch the photo automatically if it is changed in the add-on's preferences.
  • Photos can be removed from contacts by assigning the default photo. This can easily be done using the new button on the contact's photo tab.
  • Photos assigned directly to a contact have a higher display priority, e.g. they are preferred if also a local photo exists.
  • Fixed wrong border radius of rounded corners effect.
  • Updated localisations.
  • Removed DOM mutation events.

Version 1.2.2 2011-08-14

  • Updated compatibility to Thunderbird 6.
  • Same changes as version 1.2.1.

Version 1.2.1 2011-07-01

  • New grid-view of recipients in the compose window (thanks to Sven Obser).
  • Size of 3D view can be changed
  • Photos are regenerated again after one week (useful for gravatars).
  • Display Add-on logo instead of red cross when there is no recipient.
  • Updated compatibility for Thunderbird 5.
  • New locale: en-GB, updated locales.

Version 1.2 2011-06-06

  • Added 3D-view of recipients in the message compose window
  • Switch through the recipients by clicking on the photo stack, this also re-orders the recipient list
  • Localization: Added Polish, Japanese, Swedish and Chinese (simplified) translations. Cheers thanks to the translators!
  • Visual effects: More gloss effects with preview icons
  • Faces: Faces are now displayed in newsgroup messages (thanks to Marcin Szewczyk).
    As a side-effect, folders do not have to be re-indexed to view the faces.
  • Add-on website: Open the add-on website after installation and display the release notes
  • Local photo cache in profile directory is completely deleted when the add-on is uninstalled
  • User definable Gravatar server: extensions.contactPhoto.gravatarServer (edit in about:config)
  • Updated Seamonkey max version to 2.1b3

Version 1.1.1 2011-05-30

  • Updated compatibility metadata

Version 1.1 2010-05-18

  • Display of Gravatars
  • Seamonkey support
  • Added Czech locale
  • Rearranged generic photos
  • Option to disable behavior of special folders (outbox, sent and draft folder)

Version 1.0.1 2010-04-13

  • Enhanced thumbnail quality
  • More generic photos
  • Ability to choose the default photo from the generic photos
  • New locales: Dutch (nl), Spanish (es-ES), Danish (da)

Version 1.0 2010-03-29

  • The recipient's photo is now shown while composing a message
  • Fixed a bug in the photo crop window
  • Corrected some typos
  • Added two more gloss effect styles
  • Fixed moving crop selection
  • Preference window improvements
  • Added a button to open the local photo folder
  • Linkified the url to the face description
  • Bumped up compatible version to 3.1b2pre
  • New localizations: Italian (it), Brazilean Portuguese (pt-BR), French (fr), Serbian (sr-RS)
  • Fixed not displayed wildcard photos
  • Messages in 'draft' folder display the receiver's photo
  • Messages with multiple from/to headers now display a special photo.

Version 0.5.2 2010-02-11

  • Added support for wildcard photos
  • Bumped up compatible version to 3.1b1pre
  • Prepared add-on for public release

Version 0.5.1 2010-02-10

  • Messages in a outbox now display the recipient's photo
  • Optional background color for transparent images
  • The crop photo contextmenu is disabled if the photo is not croppable
  • Only one photo size setting (removed the box size)
  • More tweaks and bug fixes

Version 0.5.0 2010-02-03

  • Added ability to crop photos
  • Messages in a 'sent' folder (or subfolder) display the recipient's photo
  • Added colorpicker for border colors
  • Added the possibility to display nothing at all if there is no photo
  • Fixed a bug with windows mobile synchronized photos
  • Removed rebuild cache maintenance option
  • Renamed the german add-on name back to "Display Contact Photo" to avoid confusion