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Once installed, it's a snap to filter elements at their source-address

License: MIT/X Consortium License
File size: 77K
Developer: The Adblock Crew
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Once installed, it's a snap to filter elements at their source-address. Just right-click: Adblock: done.

Adblock filters use either the wildcard character or full Regular Expression syntax. Hit the status-element and see what has or hasn't been blocked.

A selected filter can be edited by double-clicking or pressing 'enter'. To remove it, press 'delete'. New filters can also be added here or directly in the web-page: just right-click an ad and choose the Adblock option. For plugins, an Adblock-tab will appear atop or below the media: just click the "Adblock" text.

[Note: if you encounter a plugin, but don't see the Adblock-tab, don't worry -- the plugin is just cropped. Adblock has this covered. Choose "Overlay Flash" from the tools-menu, or type its shortcut. Now, you can directly click the overlay.]

Adblock supports two types of filters: simple, and Regular Expression.

A simple-filter is just a string of text with one or more wildcards (*). Regular expressions are much more complex, allowing precise control over filtering. In Adblock, as in all javascript, regular expressions must begin and end with the forward-slash: '/'. This page doesn't have enough space to include a RegExp tutorial, so for more info, head here.

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