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Switching between tabs is very difficult

  • Hello, I've just downloaded Opera for Windows and I noticed a very annoying thing that makes my life difficult with Opera.
    When there are several tabs opened in my browser and I'd like to switch between them (or I'd like to close one of them with the scroll button of the mouse) (so when I'd like to CLICK on a tab) it is not so easy. I'm about to explain why. When I click on an other tab then I usually just draw the cursor to the VERY TOP of the screen. Well in case of Opera it doesn't work because you clock outside of the Opera window even in full screen mode. If I want to click on a tab I have to click exactly into the box of the tab and Opera doesn't let me just drop my cursor to the very top of the screen (above this tab box if you like) making my life more difficult and making the switching or closing actions of tabs very slow and annoying.
    Would you be so kind as to create a solution or suggest an option for my problem?

    Looking forward to hearing from you.

  • Press Alt+P on your keyboard to open the settings page. Click somewhere blank on the page so nothing is selected and hit these buttons in order: 'up arrow, up arrow, down arrow, down arrow, left arrow, right arrow, left arrow, right arrow, b, a' (Konami code) and confirm you want to unlock power use mode. Then look for the setting named 'Disable tab bar's top spacing when browser window is maximized' and check the box.

    Be careful! Some of the other settings this unlocks can do unexpected things.

  • IMO you don't need power user mode to change this setting - advanced settings is enough.

  • Agreed, no need for power user mode. Best to skip that part OP, because it provides some options which can mess things up.

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