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  • So I figured out how to make multiple Opera accounts (like the feature in Chrome). Here is my question: Can you pin 'em in your taskbar?

  • If you're talking about loading multiple Opera profiles with a single Opera launcher.exe using custom shortcuts for each that use the --user-data-dir switch, then, kind of. You can right-click on each shortcut and choose to pin the shortcut itself to the taskbar so that its custom command is retained. However, when you click on the pinned taskbar button, a new taskbar button will appear that's not pinned. And, loading other profiles will cause their windows to be grouped with the first unpinned icon.

    Attempts to work around those quirks by pinning Opera normally and then editing the shortcut in "C:\Users\yourusername\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar" to have the custom command and name, won't work right as Opera will rename it on you and change the command as part of its launcher shortcut fixup that it does. It's all weird.

  • @burnout426 Thanks for the response and sorry for my late reply, but where do I put the "C:\Users\yourusername\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar"? Can elaborate more (I'm not much of a techie person haha)

  • @ej16 It's the path you'd goto in Windows Explorer/File Explorer (you'd replace yourusername with your username). It's the folder where your pinned icon shortcuts are stored.