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Middle click on Bookmark to open in new tab doesn't work

  • I'm a long time Opera user, I've been using this browser for decades, I understand that some features come and go but I got extremely disappointed when an important feature (for me) that I used all the time got removed once I updated Opera, what the feature does is this:

    When you click your Bookmark folder it will open a little window with a bunch of links that you have inside of it and if you press the Middle-Click button with the mouse (the button with the wheel) the link will open in a new tab but the little window from the Bookmark folder stays open, this is useful to me because I can open a bunch of links from that Bookmark folder easily but now this feature got removed, now every time I Middle-Click a link it will close the little window so I need to open the Bookmark folder every time I open a new link, this isn't good for me and Opera just got worse for me in every aspect because of this.

    Does anyone know how to get that feature back? does an addon exist with that feature? I really don't want to downgrade Opera just to get that feature again.

  • Version of Opera? Works in the latest Developer build, so if it isn't working in some other version that would be a bug.

  • @sgunhouse said in Another feature is gone when I updated Opera... *sigh*:

    Version of Opera? Works in the latest Developer build, so if it isn't working in some other version that would be a bug.

    I really hope that's the case, when I updated I got Version:72.0.3815.148 and this version removed the useful feature I'm talking about.

    Can you please investigate this issue to see if the version I'm using removed it because of an error in the code or a bug?

    BTW, where can I get the latest developed build? I rather use an incomplete developer build with the feature in it. This feature is one of my main reasons I stick with Opera.

  • Just tested in the latest Stable version (same as you listed) and it works here. I middle-clicked on my speed dial for these forums and it opened in the background in a different tab, and the tab that has my speed dial in it still has the folder open. Change any settings in Windows lately - especially in the Mouse setup?

    Beta and Developer builds can be downloaded from the Desktop blog, there are links to the latest builds in the right column (scroll down).

  • @sgunhouse said in Another feature is gone when I updated Opera... *sigh*:

    Just tested in the latest Stable version (same as you listed) and it works here. I middle-clicked on my speed dial for these forums and it opened in the background in a different tab, and the tab that has my speed dial in it still has the folder open. Change any settings in Windows lately - especially in the Mouse setup?

    Beta and Developer builds can be downloaded from the Desktop blog, there are links to the latest builds in the right column (scroll down).

    That's odd, I'm not sure why the feature is working for you and isn't working for me, I assure you that I didn't change any settings in Windows nor changed my mouse configuration or anything like that, I simply updated Opera and the feature stopped working, this has never happened before.

    BTW, here's a video I recorded of the issue I'm talking about: https://mega.nz/file/oNB2WJZQ#xUo-l-Dvon1Ndi2biwrI2KwGbr1vfsfPph3HQl8UeSo

    Look how I open a Bookmark folder and once I press Middle-Click to open the link in a background tab the little window instantly closes (when it's supposed to stay open), this never happened for me with any Opera versions I used and I've been using Opera for more than a decade, I've probably been using it for more than 18 years or something.

    BTW, I'm still using Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1), I don't think that has nothing to do with the issue but letting you know my OS just in case.

    Thanks for providing the link for the Developer builds.

  • This is bug DNA-89542. It's fixed internally and backported to Opera Stable. Fix will probably be in the next update.

  • @burnout426 said in Another feature is gone when I updated Opera... *sigh*:

    This is bug DNA-89542. It's fixed internally and backported to Opera Stable. Fix will probably be in the next update.

    Perfect!, I'm glad to know this issue is actually a bug, I got so used to it and now I don't want to use a browser without this feature.

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