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Text Covering Tabs and Window Controls

  • Since the version 60 update, I have "Search | Copy | Send to My Flow | Share..." at the very top of every browser window. It partially obscures the window's minimize and zoom buttons and then the tops of the browser tabs. They are not clickable, but they make it hard to read my left-most tabs, especially since they have a dark shadow underneath them. Is there a way to get rid of this text?

  • Hey, i think i saw the same thing. It appeared grey above the top left corner of the browser, i thought i was being hacked.

  • Not a Mac user, but that is Opera's selection pop-up. It is supposed to appear when you select text on a page. Which suggests that actually selecting some text and then cancelling the selection may get rid of it (perhaps only until you close the browser though).

    Try it, if it comes back or doesn't fix it at all you should file a bug report (at http://bugs.opera.com/wizard/)

  • @sgunhouse Thanks, no that doesn't help, and it's always there on new windows, restarting, etc. It's somewhat different as the text selection is in a sort of grey thought bubble, this is just white text with a very heavy shadow, no grey bubble.

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