Orion (beta) Release Notes
June 22, 2022
This update was prompted by two fixes (see below) that we felt warranted a fast response.
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- Fixed an issue with autocomplete top sites containing adult sites (thanks @ryanccn!)
- Fixed a crashed related to vertical tab manipulation
June 20, 2022
This update brings over 50 improvements and bug fixes just 9 days after the last release!
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- Disable history global setting #2127 @ForumUser404
- Support cmd-shift-left/cmd-shift-right to switch tabs, matching Safari #1845 @comex
- Close tree option in right click menu for tree parent #31 @hakusaro
- Orion should ship with in-built top sites #2226 @joystmp
- Add URL & invocation character/keyword fields to add bookmark dialog #1600 @donut
- Removed feature where opened bookmarks sidebaron start page keep it showing up on start page (was causing too much confusion)
- Hide vertical tab bar in popup windows #2046 @ctietze
- Reload animations do not occur for pinned tabs #1964 @Cannabat
- Cannot press escape when pressing command+F in history window. #1713 @Fortrikka
- Create new folder in bookmarks page should auto focus for rename #1939 @SukinoVerse
- Bookmark multi-line issue #1455 @trikni
- New tab, homepage, etc flashes white #2298 @kalenpw
- Trying to open a website with capital letters does not work #1950 @DeltAndy
- The separator between tabs (when on top) is hard to see in dark mode #2003 @godly-devotion
- Behaviour of opening a link in a new tab is inconsistent #1857 @Maff
- Do not remember download folder globally, or at least add an switch #1756 @delamons
- No placeholder text for overflow items in history window #1970 @Fortrikka
- Cmd-click on a suggested website does nothing #2055 @eirk
- Address bar isn't rendered correctly when the address contains CJK characters or emoji #2197 @idawnlight
- Deleting History by pressing delete button does not select the next item #1540 @Dodo
- Fixed web-extension api issues causing endless wait for callback
- Fixed some broken web-extension apis (i.e. extension.sendRequest,tabs.sendMessage)
- Orion automatically appends a slash to the end of the url #837 @eirk
- In correct login on Basic Auth creates DoS on server #1973 @8A2whZiVqVfmvFDsUmJHtRdbC
- Bookmark opens in the active window if it was clicked on in an inactive one #2122 @cmdtacos
- Pop-up window should NOT have vertical tab bar #2100 @navhyei
- Deleting items from history with an active search doesn't update UI #2149 @cole
- Address bar suggestions does not follow location of address bar #1735 @TheOtherKai
- Improper handling of URL displayed in URL bar after extension redirect #1748 @gp
- NTP Background Image option adjusts link BG colors even when no image is selected #2134 @GreyAsteroid
- Very long URLs not handled properly
- Cmd-enter on a suggested website searches website title instead of the website #2054 @eirk
- OTP autofill shows on focus different type input field
- Navigating to an invalid url then attempting to going to the previous page causes Orion to go back 2 pages #1897 @tnt84268
- Open in New Window does not work for bookmarks #2081 @Shadowknight
- HTML entities in URIs are parsed when displayed on an error page #1714 @Maff
- Cmd+W in the Preferences window doesn't work with non-Latin keyboard layouts #1895 @Avoozl
- Spamming ⌘W causes double address bar #896 @brianholderness
- Find on page done button does not dismiss search field #1794 @mrvkino
- Dragging any vertical tab disables drag and drop #1526 @Fortrikka
- Fixed app crash on opening/closing pinned tabs while having multiple window
- Fixed several web-extension related crashes
- Fixed app crash on switching windows while pinned tab is active
- Fixed app crash on closing tab from vertical tabs using context menu
- Fixed app crash on reopening closed tab/window
- Fixed find bar issue on pinned tabs when switching windows
You can submit bug reports and new feature requests to OrionFeedback.org.
Check out change log for previous release 0.99.115.1.