Do more on the web, with a fast and secure browser!

Download Opera browser with:

  • built-in ad blocker
  • battery saver
  • free VPN
Download Opera

Annoying usability bug when ALT + TAB switching

  • When I switch from Opera 26 to another window, Opera pops up its home menu over my next Window.

    I just realized - while writing this post - that the problem appears when ALT is pressed slightly before TAB.
    That makes the Opera home menu pop up. So that's bad by itself.

    Then when when you switch to the other window, the home menu of Opera remains positioned above the new window.

    Version:	26.0.1656.60 - Opera is up to date
    Update stream:	Stable
    System:	Windows 7 64-bit (WoW64)
  • This was mentioned on the beta testing blogs ages ago.
    On the current developer version (28) the menu appears when the Alt button is pressed and released, not when it's pressed, so the problem shouldn't occur as long as you're holding Alt down when you press Tab, as you have to do of course.
    I don't know whether 26/27 are the same.