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[Solved]Minimized Opera won't restore

  • You' re right. That was a "logical failure" ­čśë but anyway, that doesn't solve the issue.

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  • @concretable said in Minimized Opera won't restore:

    @operaoperandi said in Minimized Opera won't restore:

    macOs knows both behaviors: yellow button for "minimize" and red button for "minimize". If you open Safari for example and then minimize it with the red button, macOS will close the window, but not terminate the app! Click the red button again and macOs will "restore" (open) instantly a (new) window again but not the old session. That's what I meant.

    What do you mean, restore with the red button? There is no red button if the window is minimized or if the interface is closed. There is just an image in the dock. If you click the image in the dock, you get back the window.

    @concretable The precise point here is that if you click the image in the dock, you DON'T get the window back. If you close all your windows with the red button, you have to either do "file-new window/tab" or "cmd-n" to get a new window to open. The icon in the dock does nothing (unless you quit Opera completely and start again). That's the issue we're talking about.

  • I ended up restoring an earlier version of the opera app from Time Machine and disabling automatic updates. To disable, open a terminal window and enter this command:

    $ defaults write com.operasoftware.Opera OPDisableAutoUpdate true
  • It must depend on the version of MacOS being used, then, since I get the window back if I click the icon in the dock.

  • Same problem. What i am doing for now is use the shorcuts (command + q or command+h). when is minimize or "close" using a shortcut. you can open opera windows with the dock icon without problem.

    1. If you click on an icon in the dock, a MacOs program starts working, or, if already running, opens a new window. Not so Opera: Opera doesn┬┤t open a new window, when the icon in the dock gets clicked. You need to press cmd-n or ┬╗new window┬ź. Why is it like this?
    2. If clicking on the red button, every window gets closed, doesn┬┤t matter if its in the foreground (activ) or in the background (not active). Not so Opera: there is no response, if you are clicking on the red button as long as the window is ┬╗not active┬ź or behind an other window. You have to click on the window in order to bring it in the foreground to be able to click on the red button in order to close the window. Thats a senseless non-feature in my opinion.
    3. If you open an external link, which is e.g. stored on the desktop, Opera opens the website in the background of an other, empty tab. So, you have to close the empty tab first in order to see the website you want to see. Thats also some kind of nonsense ÔÇŽ

    I hope these things will be changed into standard MacOs behavior soon.

  • Newest version Opera 60.....70. Still the same bugs.
    BTW: Do Opera developers sometimes visit this forum?

  • I have noticed the same thing.

    Since it is not clear whether the Opera devs are aware of this, I have logged a bug report so that they hopefully fix it soon.

  • Me too!

  • Also seeing the same issue, window doesn't come back when closed or minimized. Definitely an annoyance. On OSX 10.14.3 and Opera 60.0.3255.70

  • When I click on the O icon on the dock, nothing happens, except that the Opera menu line substitutes for "Finder". I have to click on Opera:File;New tab or Opera:File:new window in order for a window to open. The operating system is OS 10.14.4. I have used Opera on this device for two weeks before this problem arose.

  • I just got the following response from Opera support:

    Thank you for your report. Our developers are aware of this issue and are working to fix it. In the meantime, you can get around this by right clicking the icon on the taskbar and opening a new tab. The window will open then. We are sorry for the inconvenience that this is causing.

    So I guess all we can do now is wait for the fix.

  • The same issue is covered in the other post here:

  • The latest version of Opera arrived for me today. When I hit the O icon to access my Internet connection, nothing happens, I have to quit Opera, then it will open. This happened the first time I tried to open, and every time . . .

    Anybody else having this experience ?

  • Okay---my bad. I restarted the computer, and now it's good---apparently. Thanks !

  • You know what ? The problem is as before. Any ideas what I can do ?

  • @StephenRitchings I have the same problem. I have had it for several weeks now.

  • Re-start or Re-installing does not resolve this issue. The program is usable but it's rather annoying to have to Quit just to get it to run again.

    My advice is to file a Bug report and hopefully more people who file this, will result in quicker fix up.

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