CheckFox

UPDATE (Aug 19, 2015):

 

If you wish to donate something (and some have asked) here is my Bitcoin address if you are so inclined:

 

1GKtQeSoUytkAETxewmUwUYFHF5mgjcRCQ

 

 

UPDATE: I’ve upped compatibility for this to 4.0.* in CheckFox 0.9.2. I’ve also put the source into GitHub. The XPI is also checked in over there and can be installed from there:

https://github.com/seanleblanc/CheckFox

I will submit this to Mozilla. I’ve found in the past that can take days, sometimes weeks. In the meantime, feel free to get it from GitHub, and sorry for such a long, long delay! Work and home life have kept me very busy in recent months.

 

What does CheckFox do? It allows a way to select an area of a page that contains checkboxes, and check/uncheck them. Seeing some images of it in action can explain it best, though.

With this in mind, this image shows a selected set of checkboxes that are all unchecked. A right-click shows “Check” as an option to check them all…

As another example, this image shows a selected set of all checkboxes that are all checked. A right-click shows “Uncheck” as an option to uncheck them all.

If the selection contains a mixture of both checked and unchecked checkboxes, both Check and Uncheck should show up in the context menu:

The site used as an example is http://aclin.org. Pull up main page, then click the “Create a Group” link.

CheckFox 0.9.2 is now available from CheckFox project at GitHub.

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48 thoughts on “CheckFox

      1. Hi .. this is JAY
        I love your Check FOX,
        but NOW i can not use it with firefox 3.6.17.. is that correct?

        can you please send me any update i need too ?
        AND how to use it ?

        than you VERY much jay B

  1. Falkra says:

    I got Checkfox 0.9.1 this morning, from the extensions tab, when looking for updates. Perfect.

    Thanks for this extension, I use it a lot for forum moderation (where there is no “check all” link in interface, for example.

  2. Susan says:

    How do I download and use this program on a MacBook Pro? This appears to only work with Windows. I really need this program to work with some Twitter websites, such as untweeps. Thank you.

  3. Nemo says:

    It doesn’t work very well for me on Linux: it takes 2 min 48 s to check 81 boxes, using FF 3.6.12, Ubuntu 9.10 (works well with Windows XP in the same case).

  4. meiphy says:

    This addon saves my life (well at least this christmas)!

    I came to this website to look for donation option. πŸ™‚ would love to buy u a drink.

  5. Edmund says:

    Just visited from the addons site to say thank you, this extension will save me ~5 minutes every time I need to copy a large group of pages in our cms (no need to click each of the check boxes for ~200 odd pages).

    First class, thank you for your time and effort!

  6. This is so fantastic and easy to use – just like Micro$oft not to put a Select All button on Outlook Web Access – with this addon it doesn’t matter.

    Except that I just installed FireFox 4.0. Can’t wait for this to be available on the new FF.

    Thanks for a great plugin, looking forward to using it again …

  7. Reto says:

    Hey

    I really like the addon, it helps me to safe much time!
    Would it be possible to make it work with FF4?

    Thx πŸ™‚

  8. ed says:

    Hi there –

    Simple, but great add-on. Any chance you’re going to update it to 4.x? I was looking for the XPI file to change it myself but couldn’t find it.

    Thanks,
    ed

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