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- Version 2.7 of QuickPasswords can correct login information. New Lock Icon.
- Version 2.5 of QuickPasswords can now fill the login form of a web page for you.
- Version 1.6 of QuickPasswords has an additional new method for logging in without using the clipboard. Also, you can now change a common password for multiple sites really easily.
- Version 1.5 of QuickPasswords has a magic wand button for matching more or less credentials of your current page really easily
- Version 1.1 of QuickPasswords is now fully compatible with the latest version of the Saved Password Editor Extension
- Added the Mozdev Site (WIP)
Welcome to the new home of the QuickPasswords project. If your looking for the latest version you can download it at Mozilla
Please, leave some feedback at the mozilla addons page - spread the word so more people start using it!
Quickly retrieve your Passwords from Password Manager to the clipboard. No need to display them on screen anymore!
Instead of displaying a password, when you need one, use this nifty toolbar button to jump straight to the password manager and copy it to the clipboard.
I was always annoyed by the fact that the Password Manage displays not just one Password but a whole list - this extension removes the need to display any password on screen, and gets rid of the inconvenient "typing off screen". Now your passwords can be as complicated and secure as you always wanted!
Also, it fills in the domain name so you don't have to look quite so hard. Especially useful for developers who have to work a lot with different login pages.
How to Use QuickPasswords
You can either use the toolbar button:
Or right-click any textbox on the page
Logging in with QuickPasswords
Now that we are in the Password Manager, a login line is automatically selected. Either leave it there or select a different login. Then:
Click on the Login button:
Or use the context menu - "Login to WebSite" is the top command, once we click this...
Once the login command is selected the Password Manager window closes (there is an option for disabling this). If the option to "Fill form on Login command" is active, the user name and password are filled in automatically. Without this option (or if the automatic filling fails for some reason) there are now 2 new items in the context menu:
You can insert both User Id and Password with a simple right-click. The clipboard is not used during this operation. For security reasons, the items are removed from the menu as soon as you use them.
If have not used these for some reason, you can remove them from the context menu using "Cancel QuickPassword Login"
Adding the toolbar button
Make sure to add it to your toolbar, the usual way - View / Toolbars / Customize. Just pull it where you want it and click Done or Ok. Then, your Firefox / SeaMonkey / Thunderbird should look something like this:
After clicking the button the Password Manager is opened. Hit the Enter Key This will give you a filtered list based on the web page you were on when you clicked the button:
Now, click on the line for the user credentials you are interested in. Too many different matches? this can happen if you have passwords on a big site that has a lot of sub-sites
The Magic Wand
In this case, you can click the magic wand, to narrow down the number of matches:
Copy Passwords to the Clipboard
Click the [Copy Password!] button.
As the message says, the password is now in your clipboard so you can click the password field and paste (CTRL+V). For streamlined operation, you can configure QuickPasswords to suppress this message as well - go to Tools / Add-Ons and find the entry for QuickPasswords, then click Options.
Like the message says, you now have the password in your clipboard - just paste it whereever you need it. Be it on another web form, in a different browser or in a text file. This also removes the need to ever "Show Passwords" on screen.
Alternatively, use the context menu by right-clicking the entry you want: This will give you the following 4 options:
- Copy Password to Clipboard (same as clicking the button)
- Copy User Name to Clipboard
- Copy Site URI
- Copy Selected Lines to the Clipboard (useful if you want to export a whole list of logins / passwords) - especially handy for developers and testers.
As for the last option you can also include a header line for convenient use in spread sheets.
You can now change the password to one web site or many web sites (provided they have matching passwords). Simply use the magic wand in the password manager first to make your selection (e.g. google.com).
Then press the [change multiple passwords] button.
The "old password" field will be pre-filled correctly. Now click on [Select all entries that match]. This will highlight all items that satisfy the filter in the Password Manager (in this example, all ending with google.com) AND have the same password. Enter a new one below. Now you can change passwords for all these entries by clicking on [Ok]!
The good thing is that it will only affect entries with same password so you won't mess up anything if you have multiple users (with differing passwords) stored
Other Useful Extensions
The very clever Saved Password Editor Extension is highly recommended and can be used in conjunction with the QuickPasswords extension. It basically allows to edit existing password (and the related form information), but also add new ones or clone existing ones.
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