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Terrible UI design and animation since last year

  • What's wrong with Opera's design team?

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    👆 Ugly and useless pop up, not able to disable, suddenly appear without animation

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    👆 Nice design which introduced in early release

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    👆 Ugly and complete different design style in recent release, looks like a modified version of Chromium native element, with click effect in material design, which doesn't exist in opera's design

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    👆 Same here, The old one, opera design style popup was replaced with a pop up looks like Chromium

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    👆 Another popup with both light border

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    👆 Blue and lighter border for select control, but black and bold border for dropdown

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    👆 There are too much issue on UI, here are some example

  • @arianelu-0 said in Terrible UI design and animation since last year:

    useless pop up

    the popup is only in Beta and Dev and it can be disabled in Settings ('enhanced address bar' option) or by disabling the flag. In Stable it's disabled by default in flags.

    Regarding the UI, I mostly agree. I can add here the different borders of Menus/Context menus/bookmarks bar dropdowns comparing to the toolbar popups. Popups have nice tiny shadowed borders in contrast to menus and dropdowns which have bold/blurry borders. Also, menus/dropdowns still have the old very light greeny-gray background, but popups and the toolbar have white background in light theme.
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    Also, there's a still the ugly contrasting white selected items in menus and dropdowns in dark mode.
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    In Opera GX vs Opera it can be adjusted. And looks a way better.
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    I report it regularly.

    A for the ugly dropdowns in Settings,
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    this is a bug and I report it since the 68 Dev version. dropdowns also flicker in dark mode in Beta and in Dev.
    https://forums.opera.com/post/210304

  • @andrew84 I reported such issue a lot of times via comment or bug wizard, but that didn't work... It looks like there is no enough employee maintenance this browser, they don't have enough resource and time to keep focus on details. They just keep it works and add small features to it.

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