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Cmd+W closes the window instead of the tab.

  • Happens to me as well on latest Opera/Mojave. The only workaround I found until now is trying to remember to close tabs by mouse only, which I unfortunately sometimes forget…

  • I've been having the same issue on my Mac. Sometimes Cmd+W closes just a tab, and sometimes it closes the entire set of tabs in a window. It's an annoying bug, but at least I finally figured out that under the History menu, there's a Reopen Last Closed Window command as a way to deal with it for now...

  • Same for me, quite annoying! Please fix this!

  • I want to +1 this just for exposure so that Opera knows there's something going on and try to investigate it.

    It's very annoying when you have 10s of tabs open and suddenly everything goes away.

    Also I just received an update yesterday and was hoping it would fix this but it didn't.

    Hoping to hear from Opera folks ASAP.

  • An update was released today fixing this issue.

  • @leocg said in Cmd+W closes the window instead of the tab.:

    An update was released today fixing this issue.

    Thank you, just installed the update, I will come back here if the issue remains.

  • @leocg said in Cmd+W closes the window instead of the tab.:

    An update was released today fixing this issue.

    Unfortunately I just happened again on 56.0.3051.102 / Mojave.

  • @rogbar said in Cmd+W closes the window instead of the tab.:

    @leocg said in Cmd+W closes the window instead of the tab.:

    An update was released today fixing this issue.

    Unfortunately I just happened again on 56.0.3051.102 / Mojave.

    And again… Seems the update did not include a proper fix for this issue…

  • Mine just came back too. It was fine since the day I updated (5 days ago) but suddenly came back today.

    Version: 56.0.3051.102
    OS: Mojave 10.14
    Hardware: MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015)

  • Hi all, just had this issue for the first time, after my solution it didn't seem to stick around. I don't know if it happened for all the tabs, but it only happened to me with the first (left most) tab.
    CMD+W or closing the tab with the mouse both closed the window instead of that tab, so I had to use my tab manager (in my case Tabs Outliner) to close it. After that the issue seems to have stopped.

    Version:56.0.3051.99
    MacOS Mojave 10.14

  • I received an update yesterday

    Version:56.0.3051.104

    So far the issue seems to be gone, I'll wait for another couple days and update here. Last time the issue came back after 5 days of no problems.

    Thank you

  • The issue is worse in the last update (56.0.3051.104)…

  • It was all good until today, it just came back. Last time it took 5 days to come back, now 4 days, still an improvement though 😜

  • 56.0.3051.104 on 10.13.6/High Sierra and it's still happening.
    I've been back on Opera for about a month after many years absence, and this one bug is becoming a bit of a show stopper to an otherwise excellent piece of software.
    As others have said, Cmd + Shift + T to reopen tabs, or once opened, close Opera completely/properly (Cmd + Q), then reopen and that seems to hold it off for a while.

  • It's a very annoying bug, and I'll switch to other program if not fixed soon

  • Version: 57.0.3098.76
    OS: 10.14

    Still happening. Also I noticed when typing something into address bar and hitting ctrl+enter doesn't complete the domain name but adds a new line to the address bar like a text editor! Opening a separate thread for this issue now.

  • Version : 57.0.3098.76
    OS : 10.14.1

    Still happening too. It has been less frequent in the past weeks but the 4-in-a-row from the last minutes really got my thinking changing my browser. Fixes help but never completely solve the problem...

  • Version: 57.0.3098.102
    OS: 10.14.1

    The bug is still here. Very annoying. No other software on my machine demonstrates this issue so I assume it's an Opera bug.

  • This thing seriously annoying. When it can be fixed?

  • Hi all,

    I'm having headaches with this issue. I didn't customised any shortcut in Opera and from time to time when I use the Command + W shortcut to close a tab the complete Opera Window is closed. Without any error message.

    Other Opera windows are still open so I'm sure I'm not accidentally hitting Command + Q.

    Any clue how to fix this?

    Thanks.

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