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Firefox Aurora Notes (First offered to Aurora channel users on November 11th, 2011)

Check out what’s below, and find answers to frequently asked questions. As always, you’re encouraged to tell us what you think, or file a bug in Bugzilla.

What’s New

  • NEW
    The forward button is now hidden until you navigate back
  • NEW
    Anti-Aliasing for WebGL is now implemented (see bug 615976)
  • NEW
    We've added IndexedDB APIs to more closely match the specification
  • NEW
    CSS3 3D-Transforms are now supported (see bug 505115)
  • NEW
    Full Screen APIs allow you to build a web application that runs full screen (see the feature page)
  • NEW
    Inspect tool with content highlighting, includes new CSS Style Inspector
  • NEW
    View source syntax highlighting now uses the HTML5 parser (see bug 482921)
  • HTML5
    New <bdi> element for bi-directional text isolation, along with supporting CSS properties (see bugs 613149 and 662288)
  • FIXED
    For some users, visiting Google+ will cause the back and forward buttons to no longer work (see 670318)
  • FIXED
    Some users may experience a crash when moving bookmarks (see 681795)

Known Issues

  • Unresolved
    Mac OS X only - after installing the latest Java release from Apple, Firefox may crash when closing a tab with a Java applet installed (see 700835)
  • Unresolved
    If you try to start Firefox using a locked profile, it will crash (see 573369)
  • Unresolved
    For some users, scrolling in the main GMail window will be slower than usual (see 579260)
  • Unresolved
    This version of the beta will not work on Macintosh hardware with Power PC CPUs (see 587799)
  • Unresolved
    Some synaptic touch pads are unable to vertical scroll (see 622410)
  • Unresolved
    The video control buttons may not work when viewing QuickTime videos with libtotem (see 625036)