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[Solved]Bring back the "Recently closed" button on the top bar on the right

  • And by the way, a separate big thanks to the mod that marked it as Solved, and made a miserable attempt to reason why. There is no solution. You closed the other thread, probably because at it was such an eyesore on an official forum as many people posted their dislike and said they're switching to other browsers. And then you essentially take down this thread as well. This is a thread literally asking for a feature. That feature, in its requested form, is not in the application. How come this is "Solved"? Judging by your logic that even though there's no direct solution, but there's something that no one in the thread wants, I suggest you remove the "feature request" part of the forum completely as it's just not making any sense to ask for things and then get different answers marked as "Solved". Bravo opera.

  • Unfortunately, currently it's pointless asking to bring back the 'recently closed' tabs. It will be better to ask for adding the same functionality that the TabMenu had.
    They already returned 'recently closed tabs', in the latest dev build tabs closing functionality was added
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    The negative moment here is that all the changes happen so sloooowly, and I still don't understand why it was needed to remove the flag, During the time they improving the new popup users could still use the old one if they wish.

  • @leocg said in [Solved]Bring back the "Recently closed" button on the top bar on the right:

    @avmon There is a solution/response to the request, what is the addition of the show more button to allow viewing more recent closed tabs. The old tabs menu most probably will not return and people could already have learned to deal with it.

    Can I just ask how do you know that people are fine with that changes? As you can see there are lots of people complaining about it that its not ok. There was more but you closed that thread for some reason.
    So how do you know? You have some data from developers or some survey or something like that?

  • @airforce25228 I don't know and I don't want/need to know. I just need to know that there is a solution.

  • @leocg and there's no solution. We can go back and forth on your definition of solution but this case is simple - a confirmation or any response in any form that the feature is or is not in the plan. You stated soooo many times that you're not employed by opera, but somehow you close threads as if you either know more or just don't like them.

  • @ericartman92 Yes, there is a solution, no matter if you like it or not.

  • @leocg said in [Solved]Bring back the "Recently closed" button on the top bar on the right:

    @ericartman92 Yes, there is a solution, no matter if you like it or not.

    It's not a matter not my opinion of it. I think there is no solution yet.

  • @leocg Maybe it is solution but think about it from the other end. I will give you example. If you are hungry and I will give you poisoned food will you accept it as solution to your hunger? Its just matter of perspective. Technically it is solution but on what cost?

  • 'solved' in this particular case would be actual if they'd really brought the
    recently closed tabs' back or if there was an opportunity to switch it off with the help of corresponding flag.
    *Or the name of topic should be different, 'TabMenu alternative' for example, then every extension from the store that undo closed tabs will look as 'solved'.

  • @andrew84 said in [Solved]Bring back the "Recently closed" button on the top bar on the right:

    'solved' in this particular case would be actual if they'd really brought the
    recently closed tabs' back or if there was an opportunity to switch it off with the help of corresponding flag.
    *Or the name of topic should be different, 'TabMenu alternative' for example, then every extension from the store that undo closed tabs will look as a 'solved'.

    Don't bother, there's no one to talk to. The absence of the feature is one thing, but a moderator that basically taunts people is a whole other level.

  • @airforce25228 For me the solution they gave is valid. You have the new tabs search feature and you have the recently closed tabs list.

  • @andrew84 I don't think tabs menus will return. Most probably the code will be removed.

  • @leocg said in [Solved]Bring back the "Recently closed" button on the top bar on the right:

    I don't think tabs menus will return. Most probably the code will be removed.

    I know. That's why I suggest not to ask to bring it back, but request the Search Tabs popup's functionality to be as close to the previous TabMenu as it possible.

  • Ok, I will not complain any more since the "basic" functionality came back. By "basic", I mean we can now find closed tabs. Having said that, I would like to point out a few suggestions for this basic functionality to become actually functional and efficient instead of just existing for the purpose of existing....

      1. Ability to middle click a closed tab on the list so it opens in a new tab.
      1. Ability to be able to open many closed tabs without having to go back and forth to the button, then the list, then the button again and so on and so forth, in combination with he point No.1
      1. Ability to have the "show more" always expanded, so when we need to open more than one closed tabs we don't have to go to the button, then show more, then click on the closed tab, then back to the button, back to the show more, back to the closed tab and so on and so forth.... That is 6 clicks to open just two tabs... Not to mention the travel distance from the button to the middle of the screen, especially in high resolutions/wide monitors...
      1. Ability to have either closed tabs or open tabs always expanded or retracted, depending on each user's needs.
      1. Move the popup on the side, closer to the button, so we don't need to go back and forth from the top right corner to the middle of the screen, as described in point No.3. That is very useful in higher resolutions / wider monitors.
      1. Ability to remove tabs from the closed list with an X button on the right, so that we can remove tabs we don't need any more...

    The above points will make this feature efficient, so there is not constant clicks and meters of mouse movement just to open a few closed tabs, and although it seems like not so important, in the long run they add up and start consuming a lot of otherwise valuable time, unnecessary clicks, unnecessary hand and mouse movement, shorter mouse life, finger/wrist fatigue etc...

  • Almost a month with Vivaldi, now I use opera only to get on Amazon Prime, it updated today and recent tabs button is still missing, sooo, hell no, I guess I'm never coming back to opera as main browser, thx devs 😁

    Edit: For those who don't want to try a superior browser and want to stick with this dying shit, there's an extension called SimpleUndoClose that fucking do the job, but, again, I wont use a browser that creates a problem removing a widely used option.
    Also, "solved" my ass.

  • @seroko111 in opera 71, it came back. There is a "show more" under the 3 closed tabs and it gives about 25 closed items. Maybe you need to change the flag opera://flags/#search-in-closed-tabs

  • @skoy21 Already tried, not the same as the perfect and simple button it used to be, and it is in Vivaldi.
    Again, screw this browser and the "new and useless" features.

  • @seroko111 no, it's definitelly not the same for sure.

  • @skoy21 Plus they mark the thread as "solved" and just want us to say thanks for giving us a less useful version of what they took from the browser. Yeah, for sure. gg devs, hope you lose a serious amount of browser usage share 🤗

  • @skoy21 I can add 7. Ability to see recently closed windows (TabMenu has this feature) 2020-09-25_204819.png