Release Notes for Version 7.0.7

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The following list is a summary of all major additions, changes, and fixes part of version 7.0.7 of the Textual IRC Client.

Inline Media: New Services

Textual is now capable of showing more than images inline with chat.

Beginning with version 7.0.7, the follow types of media can be inlined:

¹ Disabled by default

Inline Media: New Preferences

Several preferences have been added to the Advanced sections of Preferences to provide more control over what is shown inline with chat.

These new preferences include:

“Only show images and videos” (disabled by default)

Controls whether only images and videos are shown inline with chat.
This includes video services such as Dailymotion, Streamable, Vimeo, YouTube, and others.

“Only inline media that is safe to view in public” (enabled by default)

Controls whether to only inline media that is safe to view in public.
Media that is disabled as a result of this preference includes: Liveleak, Pornhub

“Only inline media from safe sources” (enabled by default)

Controls whether to only inline media that is hosted by safe sources.
Safe sources are services that don't inject HTML nor load external JavaScript resources.
Media that is disabled as a result of this preference includes: Twitter

“Load everything” (disabled by default)

Controls whether to load the contents of every URL posted in a channel to determine which are images or videos.

Inline Media: Other Changes

To improve performance, when a piece of media is hidden, it is completely removed from memory.

Nickname Colors

The logic that determines which color is assigned to a nickname has changed.
Nicknames are now assigned a consistent, unique color instead of picking from a pool of thirty possibilities.

A specific color can now be assigned to a nickname using the setcolor command.

Changes

Fixes

Addon Backwards Compatibility

Styles

Some custom styles will not work correctly with Textual 7.0.7 without modification.

To view modifications that need to be made, see this knowledge base article for more information.

 
Last modified: January 01, 2018
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