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Drag-to-desktop to create shortcut missing.

  • Hello,

    I there any way to make Opera able to create drag-and-drop shortcuts?

    That is, drag the URL from browser to a folder (like Desktop) and have it create a shortcut to that URL.

    This functionality is available on every other modern Windows browser (Firefox,Chrome, IE all have it, and always had it).
    I normally create about 20-50 shortcuts per day, and this is the only way I know to organize them.
    Bookmarking/stashing/speeddialing is not suitable for this purpose.
    I'm okay with an extension that would allow me to do this (basic) thing, but I just need something I can do with 1 click like in other browsers.

    Help please?

    I'm using 23.0.1522.75 which is latest, as far as I know. (This functionality used to exist in earlier version of Opera. This is the only thing that's seriously making me regret switching away from the other browsers because I like everything else about Opera.)

    (I've been using this hack: URLtoLink2.ahk
    http://www.autohotkey.com/board/topic/81914-fix-for-opera-12-ctrlleft-click-puts-web-link-on-desktop/)

  • Not possible at the moment afaik. However you can do it with urls in pages.

  • What do you mean "can do it with urls in pages"?

  • What do you mean "can do it with urls in pages"?

    If there is a url inside a page (like the markdown one on this page), you can drag it into desktop.

  • thanks, great to know!

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