customize filters not working

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01 Sep, 2015 05:26 PM

guys, customize filter not working on cat block, help!

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Kieran on 01 Sep, 2015 05:31 PM

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    This is really odd. Are there specific filters you're having issues with, or do filters made using the "Block an ad on this page" wizard not do anything either?

  2. 2 Posted by sanshiro on 01 Sep, 2015 05:33 PM

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    i use customize filters to block entire webpages with the tag ##html, this is my production work list:

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Kieran on 01 Sep, 2015 05:34 PM

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    So these have suddenly stopped working, but other custom blocks still work, right?

  4. 4 Posted by sanshiro on 01 Sep, 2015 05:37 PM

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    i just use the tag ##html to block the entire page, i don't use any other filter, just that one and it works with adblock O_o

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Kieran on 01 Sep, 2015 05:38 PM

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    Which version of AdBlock were you testing on, and which version of CatBlock are you testing on?

  6. 6 Posted by sanshiro on 01 Sep, 2015 05:45 PM

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    i just download cat block today because a girl on adblock told me about it, the cat block version is 1.2 and the adblock version is 2.38

  7. 7 Posted by sanshiro on 01 Sep, 2015 05:48 PM

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    btw... the link to the safari download on the website not working either, i just go to the link on github to get it

  8. Support Staff 8 Posted by Kieran on 01 Sep, 2015 05:51 PM

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    yeah - we only noticed that today. I've written a fix and I'm getting someone else to take a look before we make it public.

    As far as the issue with the custom filters, can you send me a link to the discussion on AdBlock's support site? If it's public, I might be able to work out what the problem through what you said there.

  9. 9 Posted by sanshiro on 01 Sep, 2015 05:54 PM

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    no bro, the support was by mail and i was asking about a tag to replace something on a website and put an image instead the ad, this is the image that i want to use:

    and the girl just told me "duuuuuude, use cat block" and that's the full story xD

  10. 10 Posted by sanshiro on 01 Sep, 2015 05:56 PM

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    sorry xD there is an online version of that discussion!

  11. Support Staff 11 Posted by Kieran on 01 Sep, 2015 06:01 PM

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    Okay. Currently, CatBlock will only replace certain ads online with pictures of cats (or something else from Flickr if you don't like the default cats). This should have no effect on how those filters are processed.

    What you could do is to make a flickr photoset for the images you want to use and import that into CatBlock at CatBlock button -> Options -> CatBlock.

    Is the issue that the pages are getting blocked normally, or that the pages are actually loading?

  12. 12 Posted by sanshiro on 01 Sep, 2015 06:03 PM

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    not blocking at all with the customize filter, loading normally

  13. Support Staff 13 Posted by Kieran on 01 Sep, 2015 06:32 PM

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    Apparently this is a known bug. We're planning on releasing an update this evening, but it may not be until tomorrow. We'll announce on our blog when we've published the fix.

  14. 14 Posted by Sanshiro on 01 Sep, 2015 11:53 PM

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    OH! perfect!!! i will help with the translate :D love the project

  15. 15 Posted by sanshiro on 02 Sep, 2015 03:59 PM

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    :'3 how are we with the fix? i'm at office right now >_< i need to work with no ads and more cats

  16. Support Staff 16 Posted by tomastaro on 02 Sep, 2015 04:10 PM

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    Hi sanshiro,

    I'm attaching fixed version of CatBlock!
    If you find any problem, please report it to us on GitHub :)

    Best regards,
    Extension Developer

  17. 17 Posted by sanshiro on 02 Sep, 2015 04:17 PM

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    :'3 fucking greaaaaat! i already translate the stuff in spanish, thanks a lot.


  18. 18 Posted by sanshiro on 02 Sep, 2015 04:19 PM

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    the filters works now but there is no cats when i use filters, is this normal? O.o

  19. 19 Posted by sanshiro on 02 Sep, 2015 04:42 PM

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    for example, i use to not go inside Facebook, should be there a cat instead Facebook, right?

  20. Support Staff 20 Posted by tomastaro on 06 Sep, 2015 03:20 PM

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    Hi Sanshiro,

    I am sorry for a late reply!

    Here's an answer to your question:
    CatBlock cannot replace ads, which were hidden by custom filter (yet) as in this case.
    We'd like to improve algorithms of CatBlock, therefore we will likely implement this feature in later versions of CatBlock.

    Best regards,
    Lead Extension Developer

  21. 21 Posted by Sanshiro on 06 Sep, 2015 11:28 PM

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