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Spyware, viruses, & security forum: Mozilla Firefox 19.0 Released

by: Carol~ February 19, 2013 3:18 PM PST

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Mozilla Firefox 19.0 Released

by Carol~ Moderator - 2/19/13 3:18 PM

First offered to release channel users on February 19, 2013

What's New:

• NEW - Built-in PDF viewer (See below)
• CHANGED - Canvas elements can export their content as an image blob using canvas.toBlob()
• CHANGED - Startup performance improvements (bugs 715402 and 756313)
• DEVELOPER - Debugger now supports pausing on exceptions and hiding non-enumerable properties
• DEVELOPER - Remote Web Console is available for connecting to Firefox on Android or Firefox OS (experimental, set devtools.debugger.remote-enabled to true)
• DEVELOPER - There is now a Browser Debugger available for add-on and browser developers (experimental, set to true)
• DEVELOPER - Web Console CSS links now open in the Style Editor
• HTML5 - CSS @page is now supported
• HTML5 - CSS viewport-percentage length units implemented (vh, vw, vmin and vmax)
• HTML5 - CSS text-transform now supports full-width
• FIXED - Certain valid WebGL drawing operations are incorrectly rejected, leaving incomplete rendering in affected pages (825205)
• FIXED - Starting Firefox with -private flag incorrectly claims you are not in Private Browsing mode (802274)
• FIXED - Plugins stop rendering when the top half of the plugin is scrolled off the top of the page, in HiDPI mode (825734)

Existing users can access the update by going to.. Help > About Firefox > Check for Updates

For a complete list of changes:


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At the Mozilla Blog: Firefox introduces PDF viewer to browse the Web without interruption

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