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  • In the latest version of opera closing an open tab using mouse has changed to alt+click instead of shift+click.
    There's a way to change back to shift+click?
    I don't see any option in keyboard shortcuts...

  • Shift + click is used for selecting multiple tabs. It's been that way since Opera 52. That's why alt has to be used instead. You use to be able to disable multiple tag select to get shift + click back to closing tabs, but the flag opera://flags/#multiple-tab-selection is missing and I don't see a setting in opera://settings to disable tab selection (not even if you disable opera://flags/#new-md-settings to use the old opera://settings).

    Old thread:

  • On the command line, I tried:

    launcher.exe --with-feature:multiple-tab-selection=off

    , which is what Opera 52 does when the --multple-tab-selection flag is disabled.

    I also tried:

    launcher.exe --with-feature:multiple-tab-selection=2


    launcher.exe --multiple-tab-selection=2

    Also tried 0, 1 and -1.

    I also tried editing the Local State file to add multiple-tab-selection=2 under browser/flags.

    No go.

  • Thank you for trying to help me.
    It's really a shame that we can't change back or at least reconfigure the shortcut 😕

  • @estevamprada Hopefully there's a setting that I just missed. But, I did look for a bit.