[maxthon2] Maxthon browser RC 2 (forum version)

  • From: Moamen Kohail <moamenkohail@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: maxthon2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 15 May 2007 11:57:14 -0700 (PDT)

Maxthon Browser 2 Beta/RC newsletter [Newsletter 10 | 15/5/2007] 

Maxthon browser version RC 2 released! 

A new version has been released that includes several interface changes and bug 
fixes, This version is released for forum users... 

Big changes: 

+ File sniffer, you can use it to detect flv movies or others, you can also use 
it to see all network connections, just choose * (All Files). We believe it 
will be helpful for developers. 
+ Use a new tech to save CPU usage, especially with a lot of pages(with flash 
or movie etc). Please have a try and give more feedback. (need use multi-thread 
tab mode). 
+ Tab bar is movable like any other toolbar.

Important Updates: 

+ Search Bar is separated. 
+ Multiple search and highlight button is added to search bar. 
+ 'Shift+Enter' in search box to trigger multiple search. 
+ new shortcut keys on search bar 'ctrl+Enter': 'Find in page', 
'ctrl+shift+enter': highlight keywords. 
+ make tab bar higher customization. You can add or remove any buttons to the 
tab bar. 
+ use custom User-agent string (must restart to take into effect). 
+ collector supports sorting by mouse drag. 
+ Right click action for several buttons: Refresh/Refresh All Stop/Stop All, 
Tab Close/Close All, tab new/new from clipboard 
+ Drag&drop to address bar and search bar works. 

Other Update: 

+ Added 'Copy URL' to right-click menu of the favorite toolbar 
+ Added 'Open in new tab' to the float bar 
+ Added some useful tools to the external toolbar 
+ press ctrl key can drag out the independent module from the sidebar. 
+ SharedAccount will import IE favorite automatically, if no favorite found. 
+ Added "Hide Buttons" to sidebar drop down 
+ Display 'loading...' status when downloading favorite from server. 
+ Added 'Force all Links to be opened in New Tabs' to the options of 'Tabs Bar' 
in Setup Center 
+ Added option to 'do not use proxy for addresses' 
+ Moved sidebar under the tab bar. 
- Removed separate tabs and tab manager temporarily 

Fixed bugs: 

* Fixed a problem in Ad Hunter 
* Some internal performance inprovements 
* Fixed position problem with new button on tabs bar. 
* Tab bar will be turned over when displayed on the bottom. 
* Fixed some position problems on the web toolbar. 
* Fixed some problems with 'Last Visited Page List'. 
* Fixed the crush problems when install too much filter packs. 
* The root directory setting of favorite will be saved to the server. 
* Fixed the problem that there is an 1px blank space on the left of the browser 
when maximized 
* Fixed the problem that it doesn't display tooltip on the status bar. 
* Fixed the problem that it appends blanks at search keywords. 
* Fixed the problem that some right-clicks are invalid. 
* Fixed some problems of the skin layout. 
* Optimized the speed when opening or closing multiple pages. 
* Optimized some core codes ,and alse other detail improvement. 
* Multicolumn menus will now appear below and offset from the item from which 
they get opened to prevent accidental menu item activation 

Release notes:
1- It's highly recommended to try a fresh install instead of installing it on 
top of another release.
2- For the new CPU usage saving feature to work you need mutli threading 

Download site: http://beta.maxthon.com 
Direct download link: http://maxthon.cachefly.net/mx_2.0.2.566.exe
Mirror: http://fileforum.betanews.com/detail/Maxthon_Preview/1029407732/3 
Announcement topic: http://forum.maxthon.com/index.php?showtopic=64888 
Discussion topic: http://forum.maxthon.com/index.php?showtopic=64888 
Bug-reporting forum: http://forum.maxthon.com/index.php?showforum=60 
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