[Project_owners] User alert on install

Roman Mironenko roman_mir at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 26 14:27:21 EST 2006


Certainly there is a way.  Just setup a preference flag - a boolean 
indicating whether your dialog was ever shown to the user before or not and 
then after showing the dialog for the first time, update the flag.


>On Thu, 26 Jan 2006 01:13:03 -0500, Jonathan Soma wrote:
>
> > I'm about to upgrade my extension with some features that the user 
>should
> > probably know about upon installation - is there a way to pop up a 
>dialog
> > box to them during the process, or on the extension's first load?
>
>For Mozilla Suite and Seamonkey, it's as simple as adding an alert('text
>goes here') to the install,js file. For Firefox and Thunderbird, the
>situation is more problematical.
>
>Phil
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