Talk:GM.setValue

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How can I clear values from Firefox preferences set by my Greasemonkey script?
Currently there is no API for this.

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The previous incarnation of this article had an example of alert(GM_setValue("foo", "bar"));. Currently miscapis.js and prefmanager.js does not have any return statements.
If this is a desired behavior for GM developers to pursue, it will need to be corrected in the trunk.

Storing large amounts of data

So what if I do need to store large amounts of data? Is there any other API that allows for that? /Skagedal 16:12, 5 May 2009 (EDT)

@Skagedal Do some stress testing on your browser and also take into account that other machines may be slower than yours. I've done some tests on some of my own scripts and it almost never slows down the startup procedure. There are usually limits on a single preference though... keep that in mind too. Local Storage hopefully will be implemented properly sometime soon. Marti 16:22, 5 May 2009 (EDT)