Tab Navigation in Opera 18.0.1.284.49

  • Hello, I upgraded my Opera Browser from Opera 12 to Opera 18.0.1.284.49 and I notice a very irritating thing. When I press Ctrl-Tab to cycle through tabs, then unlike the old version of Opera, this cycles through tabs in sequential order, and not in the order of the most recently used tab and Ctrl-Shift-Tab goes through to the previous tab in the list, unlike the previous old version where it goes to the least recently used tab. This was very convienient cycling through tabs in the old Opera version which was missing. When I went to Opera settings to check, I could not find anywhere to change this setting. This is highly irritating and if this feature is removed, then what is the difference between Opera and any other browser like Chrome, IE or FIrefox ? I am planning to downgrade to Opera 12 if I don't get a solution to this soon.

  • Enable it in "opera:flags" first, restart Opera, then enable it in settings. The feature is not complete yet, so it's not enabled by default. Closing a tab still cycles to the previous tab on the tab bar, but Ctrl Tab and Ctrl Shift Tab work OK. They are working on improvements to tab-handling.

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