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Google Chrome 2.0.174.0
  • Ability to remove thumbnails from the New Tab Page (feature still in development). (Issue: 685)
  • Added "Undo Tab Close" and "New Tab" to the context menu on the tab bar. (Issue: 2144)
  • It is no longer possible to cut or copy from a password text-field. (Issue: 9425)
  • Ctrl+Shift+Arrow allows change in text direction in RTL UIs. Also now support Ctrl+Shift text alignment based on which side of the keyboard those keys are pressed.(Issues: 9762, 9763)
Google Chrome 3.0.193.0

Chrome 3.0.193.0 includes the following bugs fixed:

  • 1. when new windows are open off screen in certain conditions
  • 2. When a tab would be closed if a new URL was navigated to too quickly during a page was loading.
  • 3. Alerts/authentication windows are no longer wrapped by an OS window.
  • 4. Windowed plug-in like Flash no longer hang after a print dialog is displayed.
  • 5. Updated V8 to 1.2.13.2 to fix some crashes
Google Chrome 3.0.193.1

Fix a small set crashes related to: V8, autocomplete, tab dragging, and context menus (bugs 16276, 13500, 16280, 14594).

Google Chrome 3.0.195.1

Changes for Windows:

  • Form suggestions now shrink properly as the list of suggestions gets shorter.
  • Extensions can now auto-update.
  • Set the default minimum font size to 12 for Chinese and 10 for Japanese, Korean, Arabic and Thai.

Changes for Mac:

  • Mac now supports drag and drop of URLs, plain text, and HTML into and out of the content area, as well as within text fields and the thumbnails on the new tab page. URLs can be dragged to and from other apps, the Finder/Desktop, and the Dock.
  • Fix for download shelf crash when clearing all downloads.
  • First cut at infobars.
  • Add JavaScript Console menu item to View > Developer submenu.

Changes for Linux:

  • Allow dragging a link from the web contents to the bookmark bar to get a named bookmark.
  • Add additional hotkeys (Ctrl-Enter, Shift-F5, Shift + Scroll Wheel).
  • Dock development tools.
Google Chrome 3.0.196.2

Here are the detailed changes:

One box for everything
    Type in the address bar and get suggestions for both search and web pages.
Thumbnails of your top sites
   Access your favorite pages instantly with lightning speed from any new tab.
Incognito mode
   Don't want pages you visit to show up in your web history? Choose incognito mode for private browsing.
Safe browsing
   Google Chrome warns you if you're going to visit a suspected phishing, malware or otherwise unsafe website.

Google Chrome 3.0.197.11

New in 3.0.197.11 are as follows:

  • Crash fixes
  • Bug 2993: Fix tabs getting "stuck" to your mouse and dragged out when under system load
  • Bug 60: Make downloads removable from download shelf and download list
  • Bug 17697: Properly unescape past searches in the Omnibox dropdown
  • Bug 3641: Setting Chrome as default browser on multiple accounts in Vista should work
  • Tweaks for new New Tab Page
  • Bug 8037: Use jumplists on Windows 7
  • Bug 9985, 18271: Fixes for proxy users
  • Rich text editors can now remove , and tags
Google Chrome 4.0.202.0

Bugs fixed:

  • Issues of browser crash
  • Video & Audio label improvement
  • Some unusual display in new label without tolerant theme use
Google Chrome 4.0.203.2
  • Fix some hangs/crashes.
  • Fix hang with video and audio tags.
  • When safe browsing alerts for a page, Chrome doesn't allow that page to redirect until after the user has dealt with the alert.
  • Prevent time/slider from jumping around during and after seeking in video and audio tag content.
  • Reduce Omnibox flicker.
  • Unicode text could sometimes produce garbled Omnibox dropdown entries.
  • Fix problems with plugin z-order.
  • Fix a crash on Windows and Linux.
  • Fix regression where some gzipped files (e.g. script) were not unzipped before evaluation, making them unusable.
  • Faster startup with custom themes
  • Graphical errors with some themes
Google Chrome 4.0.206.1

All Platforms

  • [r24663] Closing the download shelf removes all completed and cancelled downloads from it. (Issue: 15712)
  • [r24331] Fixes various audio/video events which were not firing. (Issues: 20152, 16768)
  • [r24519] Saved passwords for proxy servers are now correctly labeled. (Issue: 12992)
  • r24384] Add single line of tips to New New Tab Page. (Issue: 19162)

Extensions

  • Two breaking changes (see mailing list post for more information):
  • + [r24816] Enforce granular permissions
  • + [r24770] Modified several APIs to be more consistent
  • [r24539] Polish the look of Linux extension shelf. (Issue: 16759)
  • [r24599] Polish extension install UI.
  • [r24864] Allow extension toolstrip to detach. (ctrl+alt+b)
  • [r24871, r24877] Polish chrome://extensions/ page. Add convenience developer tools to load an extension and pack an extension.

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