Re: Seeing your download

Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)

Adrian, I think that’s the key combo I was trying to find. I know I saw something months back; thanks for the refresh.




From: Adrian Spratt [mailto:Adrian@...]
Sent: Wednesday, January 06, 2016 11:00 AM
Subject: Re: Seeing your download


Ted, am I missing something, or do you press control-j to open a window showing download progress? This worked for me in IE11, as it has done in earlier versions of IE. As an aside, Chrome makes this information all but moot because it downloads even big files so incredibly fast.


From: Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS) [mailto:Ted.Lisle@...]
Sent: Wednesday, January 06, 2016 10:28 AM
Subject: Seeing your download


Pardon me for changing the thread here, but I’ve recently noticed something since switching to 11, and I think I saw something about it on this list earlier.  I can no longer track the progress of my download on screen.  Is there a default to restore the older behavior?  It might be right there on the opening screen, and I didn’t know to look for it.




From: Paul D. J. Jenkins [mailto:pdjj6123@...]
Sent: Sunday, December 27, 2015 7:14 PM
Subject: Re: Sound Extension For Downloading In Chrome


Good evening Mike!


  I am sorry to have to pester you with this, but do you know of a similar extension for Mozilla Firefox?  Most unfortunately, there are still some pages I have an easier time working with in Firefox, than in Chrome.


Take care,


Paul Jenkins


From: Mike B. [mailto:mb69mach1@...]
Sent: Sunday, December 27, 2015 16:55
Subject: Fw: Sound Extension For Downloading In Chrome


Howdy Y'all,


I finally found an extension that plays a sound when a download is complete.  Info is below:




Download Notifier
offered by ehaagwlke
Category: Productivity
4,514 users
Added to Chrome




Compatible with your device
You get a desktop notification while your downloading finished.
I get the time to make the 'play a sound when download finished' feature configurable. And you also can decide whether the default download shelf should
display or not (though I prefer NOT).


Another change is, there will be more than one notification card displayed.


All things now could be configured via options page.


Here comes three new things:
1. The "Open" button now can be used
2. While one download finished, it would play a sound (not configurable for now)
3. The icon would be visible even if you are using a pure black theme


and one more thing (might be buggy):
- sometimes Chrome thought the file downloaded would be harmful, once this happened, this extension will prompt to ask for your confirmation, and this
will be done on the chrome://downloads page. And, this feature might be buggy, if
you encounter any problem, contact or email me. Thank you.




This extension does two things:


1. Disabled the download shelf. Yes, I personally do not like it. So when I get the change, I just disabled it. You will get a badge while something is
downloading. Sorry no progress bar available for now.


2. Display a desktop notification when your downloading finished, and you could find it by one simple click.


TODO(May be implemented in future, may not):


1. An animated browser action icon which could show the downloading progress


2. A "OPEN" button on the notification card -- depends on whether Google would allow me to do so. [V0.0.4 added]


3. A popup shows all the downloads -- actually it was almost there, if there had not been some annoying bugs.
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