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So I've just switched to Opera 20 and...

  • I'm really liking it!

    Facebook seems to work much better (faster) than in Opera 12 and even a few things that didn't want to work for me now do.

    I love the multiple contact cards for the form auto-filler thingie, now I can enter work and personal details.

    However I'm trying to locate a few things and am having some trouble. I tried looking in the help for Opera 20 but that seemed very basic and didn't offer much. I've read about the controversy of a proper bookmark manager currently not existing in Opera 20, so I won't ask where that is. But could someone please tell me where I can find the following:

    • RSS feeds
    • Notes for bookmarks, I often store notes in my bookmarks
    • How I edit cookies as I regularly delete ones I don't want
    • Dragonfly, I've turned on developer tools but I can't seem to find how to activate Dragonfly
    • Sessions, I'll often have a bunch of tabs open and want to save them in a session so I can carry on from where I left off
    • Quick preferences, I often want to toggle Javascript off and on
    • Tab cycling, how do I chance the order that tabs are cycled through
    • Page previews when hovering over tabs

    I'm sure all of these features are there, I just can't find where they are or how to activate them.

  • RSS feeds

    Use RSS Detector + SmartRSS. Together they simulate Opera 12.16's Feed Reader. SmartRSS even does some things better.

    Or, you can continue to use Opera 12.16 for feeds. Or, you can use the standalone Opera Mail for feeds. You just have to copy the RSS links from the browser (sometimes by viewing the source of the page) and subscribe to them manually.

    Dragonfly, I've turned on developer tools but I can't seem to find how to activate Dragonfly

    The new Opera doesn't have Dragonfly.

    How I edit cookies as I regularly delete ones I don't want

    "Menu -> settings -> privacy and security -> Cookies section -> 'All Cookies and Site Data' button"

  • Sessions, I'll often have a bunch of tabs open and want to save them in a session so I can carry on from where I left off

    Maybe not the best thing but you can save your opened tabs as a SD folder and open them whenever you need.

    Tab cycling, how do I chance the order that tabs are cycled through

    There is an entry on opera:flags, don't know if it will do what you want.

  • Thanks guys, that answered a few of my questions. Guess I'll have to be patient and wait for the missing features to make it back into Opera 20, I'll keep Opera 12 around for those.

  • Try the Tidy Bookmarks extension for managing your bookmarks. There are other bookmark extensions too, that I haven't tried. But Tidy Bookmarks seems pretty good.

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