24 August 2020

Panic Button 4.3 beta 1 released!

This is a beta release of an upcoming update to Panic Button. It is being made available for testing, and although it is fairly stable, expect to encounter a few inevitable bugs.

Read on to learn more about what's new in this release, and how to get it.

What's New

  • Panic Button can now handle multiple browser windows when restoring the browser session after triggering the "Hide and Replace" action (issue #44). Note that browser tabs loaded with special Firefox pages, such as the Firefox options page and Add-ons Manager, cannot be restored
  • New action to minimize the current browser window
  • The default keyboard shortcut is changed to F8 to avoid a conflict with toggling Reader Mode on Windows 10 (issue #49)
  • Improvements to Dark Mode icons

How to Get It

Panic Button 4.3 requires Firefox 78 or newer.

To install this beta release, head over to the Panic Button 4.3 beta 1 page on GitHub. Look for the link to panicbutton-4.3b1.xpi, then click on it to install.

Help and Support

Questions and comments about Panic Button should be directed to the AE Creations Help and Support forums, hosted on Google Groups.

If you find a bug, you may file a bug report on GitHub. Please search the issues list first to confirm that your issue has not already been reported.  

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