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Close window when last tab is closed

  • I have looked for some time and only found a post from two years ago. is there any way to make the window close when i close the last tab. If i move the last tab over to another window it leave open a blank window. this is crazy annoying, and i assuming that sense there isn't a setting after the two years from the last post, then they wont ever add it. this make me sad, as i like the other features this browser has that no other does, but i wont be using it anymore if there is no way to do this.

  • @thegoaty There isn't.

    Although, it will close the window when last tab is closed if you have more than one window opened.

  • @leocg no it does not. i can have multiple windows open and it will not close any of the windows when the last tab is closed. there is no reason for there to not be an option to have the window close. guess i will just be not using opera if such a simple function is impossible.

  • @thegoaty

    no it does not. i can have multiple windows open and it will not close any of the windows when the last tab is closed.

    That's how it works here for several years.

    @thegoaty

    there is no reason for there to not be an option to have the window close

    Problema the same reason why other browsers don't have an option to not close the window/browser when the last tab is closed.

  • @leocg What?

    you said it will close the window when the last tab is closed with multiple windows open, which it does not.

    and this is the only browser that i know of that doesnt close the windows when the last tab is closed. so i far as i know, theres no reason for them to have the option. where as opera doesnt close so it should have an option.

    you are making no sense with what you are saying.

  • @thegoaty

    you said it will close the window when the last tab is closed with multiple windows open, which it does not.

    Yes, it does. And sometimes it's a problem for me because I forget about it and end up having a window closed when I didn't want that to happen.

    and this is the only browser that i know of that doesnt close the windows when the last tab is closed

    And that is one of the main reasons for people to prefer using Opera.

  • @leocg said in Close window when last tab is closed:

    @thegoaty

    you said it will close the window when the last tab is closed with multiple windows open, which it does not.

    Yes, it does. And sometimes it's a problem for me because I forget about it and end up having a window closed when I didn't want that to happen.

    no it does not, i have tested it a dozen times sense you said that it does. not ones did it close the window.

    but if not closing is suppose to be a positive feature according to opera, then im guessing it will never be a setting. i have also read post about it not being updated for 6+ months at a time. seem they dont really care about this browser. well i will be uninstalling the browser. its sad that such a simple setting ruins a browser with other great features.

  • @thegoaty Do you have any extensions installed? Did you test with them all disabled?

  • @thegoaty Regarding updates, they usually happen on a weekly basis, sometimes a little more depending on the release channel you are on.

  • @thegoaty I get the same behavior as @leocg. When there's only one window open, you can't close the last tab. When there are multiple windows open, you can close the last tab, which closes the window. If that action cause only one window to remain, the last tab in that remaining window will switch to being unclosable. (For Opera GX, right-click the GX Corner tab and choose "move GX corner to sidebar" so the pinned GX corner tab doesn't interfere with this behavior.)

    This is all intended behavior. Opera users typically don't like the last tab to close the browser. It would be nice if there was an option to control this though, but there isn't.

  • @burnout426 Thank you, this is what i was looking for. kinda strange that the placement of GX corner does this. I actually completely removed the GX corner thanks to your input. i personally don't see why you wouldn't close the window with the last tab, but i'm sure there are applications where it matters.

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