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Text selection on links

  • On the old days of Opera, before Chromium, one could select certain words in a link, now it just drags the whole text/link.

    For example let's pretend the following is a link to another page with the following text:
    'Harambe the Gorilla'

    Now, if I wanted to select the word 'Harambe' it just isn't possible, since Opera will instead drag the whole thing.

    Any way to get this QOL back?

  • There is extension for that, "select like boss" or something.

  • I didn't know that! Thanks!

  • Position the cursor a tiny bit above the link above the first letter you want to select. Then, drag down and to the right. It's obviously not as easy as it was in old Opera, but you kind of get used to it.