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  • @leocg Thank you. I downloaded it, but first I've read the page and watched the movie hype. Everything but the Opera Neon "Split screen mode's" hype, was implemented in Opera yet. I do not see the difference now between what I can achieve working with two window Opera at present (with Workspaces!) and Opera Neon then. From my point of view Opera Neon is new candy for social user types, not for those preferring effectiveness. Well, let it be. For those who read this thread I've illustrated my expressed opinions below. I must emphasize that I use CRT monitor with 1600x1200 pxs, not 1920x1080 pxs IPS.

    [Fig. 1] Split screen mode a+la Opera Neon, but without candies.

    [Fig. 2] Opera Neon with Side bar

    [Fig. 3] My solution recreating the scene from Fig. 2.

  • Thanks for your answers, this was quite helpful! I really did not hear about vivaldi and it looks pretty neat so Iā€™m going to check this one out

  • @Menyilya You are welcome. šŸ™‚ Be warned anyway, Vivaldi is constantly unfinished. I called it once 80% Browser. A lot of bugs during development may be understandable, but features/options not finished in 100% and despite asking for such polishing or finishing those new functions, and leaving users' requests unanswered, is a shame, to say it politely. That's why, not mentioning Vivaldi's forum policy discouraging many prospective users among others, why Vivaldi sits in a niche-hole still. Have a nice adventure with Vivaldi, anyway! Good luck.

  • @menyilya this use to be a feature in Opera many years ago aclled multi-panes. You use to be able to open as many as 4 panes in on tab to view them simultaneously. I had stopped using Opera when they did away with this feature, and would love them to re-institute it back. This feature set Opera years into the future then and has been a big drawback since it's removal.

    But you are spot on, in this day and age of information and technology you need to be able to view more than one tab at once. Instead of relying on Windows unappealing split screen view, the multi-pane view would be revolutional to implement this feature again.

  • @pavelopdev this use to be an original feature in Opera before they removed it many years ago. Long before there was a Vivaldi.

  • @zan9822 yes, you are absolutely correct

  • @pavelopdev well comparing it to vivaldi regarding the split screen is wrong in my opinion. Split screen should be a basic functionality like it is for visual studio, NotePad++ or Pycharm (which is a UI to do software with Python) these are different things and yet nobody says visual studio is like pycharm or the other way around.

  • @fnkycool Yes, it was, alas. Even the Opera forum/blog named My Opera, not only MDI tiles, was something which would define what it meant I love Opera in those times. I've found an old picture from the only true Opera Era when I was able to create what I liked. Like this - blog programmed into a semi-portal (2014):

    P2O2 - The Iron Star Dispatch from Opera - Portal 2014-11-01 14-02-31.png

  • @menyilya I agree with you, but I was pointing to the attitude to present Opera - it's better to look for any solution which might improve your efficiency using it, than to ask Opera developers for what was once implemented in old Opera(s). What they do nowadays is dictated by managers, not by us petty Desktop users (or developers). šŸ˜ž

  • Hi, I know this is an old post, but I cannot replicate your figure 3 example. Any hints would be most helpful. Regards, R.