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Firefox Beta Notes (First offered to Beta channel users on November 22nd, 2011)

Check out what’s new and known issues for this version of Firefox below. 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
    Full Screen APIs allow you to build a web application that runs full screen (see the feature page)
  • NEW
    CSS3 3D-Transforms are now supported (see bug 505115)
  • HTML5
    New <bdi> element for bi-directional text isolation, along with supporting CSS properties (see bugs 613149 and 662288)
  • DEVELOPER
    Inspect tool with content highlighting, includes new CSS Style Inspector
  • DEVELOPER
    We've added IndexedDB APIs to more closely match the specification
  • FIXED
    Some users may experience a crash when moving bookmarks (681795)

Known Issues

  • Unresolved
    Some synaptic touch pads are unable to vertical scroll
  • Unresolved
    For some users, scrolling in the main GMail window will be slower than usual
  • Unresolved
    If you try to start Firefox using a locked profile, it will crash
  • Unresolved
    This version of Firefox will not work on Macintosh hardware with Power PC CPUs
  • Unresolved
    Under certain conditions, scrolling and text input may be jerky
  • Resolved
    Firefox notifications may not work properly with Growl 1.3 or later