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  • @leocg I didn't meant copying the code. I was just thinking that by looking the code, maybe the developers could find a way to integrate such a feature into opera as well.
    As for avoiding conflicts, it's absolutely logical. But what if operas devs found some kind of bug or malfunction in chromium? Wouldn't they inform them? I just thought they might had some kind of communication between them.
    So in the same way they might talk to them about this feature. That's all i'm saying, just guessing of course. ๐Ÿคจ

  • @stolis If a bug is found in Chromium, it probably will be reported to the Chromium BTS.

  • @leocg You're saying that's an option that can't be created outside chromium? I've got to say that i'm not familiarized with programming. That's why i'm asking ๐Ÿ™„

  • @stolis Nope, I was answering your question about finding bugs in Chromium.

    And, like I said, Opera probably will try to avoid conflicts with Chromium code because of the issues it may cause during intakes.

  • @leocg So you're saying that only if chromium team creates such a feature we might see it on opera. Right?

  • @stolis Try Vivaldi. It's a Chromium-based browser where "right-click -> Open Link in New Tab" opens the new tab in the foreground. For opening the new tab in the background, there's a separate "Open Link in New Background Tab" item in the right-click menu.

    Or, in Opera or Chrome, install https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/open-link-in-foreground-t/ofbafcaeafjchlcknlmcgaijglnkdnja?hl=en-US. It'll add a new item to the right-click menu.

  • @burnout426 I'm going to check on vivaldi as you suggest but i have to insist on this one. I don't want to use extra extensions for something that i believe is so simple to create. At least that's my opinion.
    Of course it's up to chromium devs. I suppose it could be a suggestion from operas devs? Don't you think? ๐Ÿ™‚

  • @stolis Nope, I'm saying that Chromium code may need to be changed to achieve that change and people at Opera may not want to do that because it may cause issues.

  • @leocg As i've mentioned before i'm not so familiar with programming but i believe that such a feature shouldn't be that difficult through some code changes. As for avoiding issues, what are dev-beta editions for?
    By the way, the "Ctrl-Shift" shortcut where it comes from?

  • @burnout426 said in Open in new tab extra feature:

    @stolis Try Vivaldi. It's a Chromium-based browser where "right-click -> Open Link in New Tab" opens the new tab in the foreground. For opening the new tab in the background, there's a separate "Open Link in New Background Tab" item in the right-click menu.

    Thanks for the tip. I'm using Vivaldi from time to time but i hadn't notice this! Do you think that it would be so difficult creating something similar on opera, since both of them are using chromium engine?

  • @stolis said in Open in new tab extra feature:

    difficult creating something similar on opera

    Vivaldi is a little special on how it present its UI. It allows for more customization compared to other Chromium browsers.

    For Opera, it'd at least be really, really easy to add an "Open in Foreground tab" option using an internal component extension. As for Opera and modifying the default behavior of "Open in new tab" to change it to automatically focus on opening, the change is probably easy, but probably requires patching the Chromium source.

    By the way, the "Ctrl-Shift" shortcut where it comes from?

    You can search through https://source.chromium.org/chromium?originalUrl=https:%2F%2Fcs.chromium.org%2F to try and find it. It might be difficult to find the function that's called when you chose "Open in new tab" from the context menu. The function might have a focus parameter that's set to false for example where modifying it and setting it to true would do what you want. But, even if it's that simple, it's highly unlikely Opera would want to do that (even as an option).

  • @stolis Not a programmer myself also, so I can't say if it's easy or not to implement.
    Even if it is, not necessarily it would worth be implemented. There are lots of things that they need to take in consideration.

    Ctrl+Shift probably came from Chromium.

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