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Ctrl-Shift-V default shortcut interferes with no-formatting paste

  • I am aware you can disable the Opera shortcut through the settings by removing the "Open and close search tabs" option. However, after loss of work, I feel somewhat obligated to mention the obvious. This is a rather bad shortcut choice.

    In Windows operating systems, the Ctrl-Shift-V shortcut is used to paste text without formatting. While writing emails or writing a post on forums, it is frequently used to paste information. It then results in you losing the page and landing on google search instead, most often than not losing what you were writing previously.

    I doubt this will be changed as the shortcut's already put in place for some time now apparently, but... I like the browser and this was the only issue I've had with it so far. At the very least, make it open in a new tab like it does when you select text > right-click > search, that would give a chance to people to change the shortcut if it doesn't do what they want without being annoyed. Anyhow, that's all, have a nice day!

  • @tokeiburu Ctrl + Shift + V is paste text without formatting if you are on a text field. If you are on address/search bar, it's paste and go