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mantisbt:mantis_search_plugin_for_mozilla_firefox [2007/08/19 19:40]
dhrowe
mantisbt:mantis_search_plugin_for_mozilla_firefox [2011/11/16 07:34] (current)
atrol The page rendering was broken (maybe since new PHP version on mantisbt.org). Added new line to fix it at end of file.
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 A Firefox search plugin is implemented via two files: A Firefox search plugin is implemented via two files:
-- name.src: A mandatory XML file that has the definition of the plugin. ​ (our example mantis.src)+- name.src: A mandatory XML file that has the definition of the plugin. ​ (this example mantis.src)
 - name.png: An image file that is 16x16 pixels (other formats are supported, e.g.: .jpg and .gif). This file is optional. - name.png: An image file that is 16x16 pixels (other formats are supported, e.g.: .jpg and .gif). This file is optional.
  
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-The src file above defines the name and description of the plugin. It also defines the form that will post the user input to Mantis. The form is defined by defining the action ​page, the post method, and the encoding. ​ The form has one field "​id"​ which is set to the value of the user input. We use this for the BugID#​. ​ You can change this search plugin (or define another) which links to your own Mantis installation. ​ Just change the action domain to "​http://​www.yoursite.com/​mantis/​view.php"​.+The src file above defines the name and description of the plugin. It also defines the form that will post the user input to Mantis. The form is defined by choosing an action ​domain, the post method, and the encoding. ​ The form has one field "​id"​ which is set to the value of the user input. We use this for the BugID#​. ​ You can change this search plugin (or define another) which links to your own Mantis installation. ​ Just change the action domain to "​http://​www.yoursite.com/​mantis/​view.php"​.
  
-Place the 'src' ​and optional image files in the directory "​C:​\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\searchplugins"​ This path may change based on the path chosen during installation and the Operating System on which Firefox is installed.+Says 'post' ​but actually uses '​get'​...FIXME
  
-Download now the src and image file.  ( just copy the source but where is the icon?​) ​+Place the '​src'​ and optional image files in the searchplugins directory:​ 
 + "​C:​\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\searchplugins"​ or "/​Applications/​FireFox/​Contents/​MacOS/​searchplugins" ​ Your path may be different based on the path chosen during installation and the Operating System on which Firefox is installed. 
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 +Download now the src and image file.  ( just copy the source but where is the icon?FIXME
  
 These are tested on Firefox v1.0.6. (and the source on FireFox v2.0.0.3 ) These are tested on Firefox v1.0.6. (and the source on FireFox v2.0.0.3 )
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 When this feature is integrated directly into Mantis, the following features will be available: When this feature is integrated directly into Mantis, the following features will be available:
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 It would be nice if someone can re-do the same plug-in for Internet Explorer 7 which has the same search bar concept. It would be nice if someone can re-do the same plug-in for Internet Explorer 7 which has the same search bar concept.
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