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Open thumbnails too in directory with images

  • Traditionally every web browser, among them Opera too, shows local directory with list of files, with images as well. Time to change this and make it more welcome..

    For example, I do like to arrange jigsaw puzzles. Mostly opening Jigsaw Planet pages.

    With thousands of games (images to arrange) I do not like to repeat myself. So, every time I finish jigsaw puzzle I make a screenshot, then move it to a proper subdirectory. In every need I always check the new game whether I played it earlier, looking into the category directory opened in
    GQview. Either I keep the app always open in other system Display than Opera is placed (I use IceWM) , or I do keep it hidden in the same Desktop where I keep Opera, but I want more from Opera, which I like so much for the Workshops invention. Kudos to Opera Team for them!.

    I do not like extensions, much more I prefer the Vivaldi way to have new functions/option imbededin browser, so this idea of mine has been knocking in my mind for two years.

    In short - let update and upgrade this basing feature of displaying local directory as list of files with a new option - to show those image thumbnails when Opera shows their directory. It's very simple to do. I used HTML code from Opera directory page, changed it a little and here is what can be achieved.

    Support me please with this request. This option is similar to the function offered in Total Commander in Windows, it's so convenient and popular. Guaranteed that no other browser would offered this.

    [Fig. 1] The left part (left Opera window) shows new jigsaw puzzle desktop with Ghost picture (tipping the target picture). The right part of
    presents my puzzle subdirectory with images from kid movies and fairy tales.
    ssox_1653.png

    [Fig. 2] When you press IMAGE button or [show thumbnails] Opera browser should change the old page with image list to new page with
    their thumbnails - look at the right Opera window.
    ssox_1654.png

    Thank you for attention.

    P.S. Those corrected pages had been created outside of Opera then they had been opened in the browser. I did not change Opera code. Any changes were done for visualization of what can be done with a little effort.

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