I personally do not use sync because creating same account on all profiles seems insane. Profiles is a weird functionality since it seems to be created for different "people" sitting in front of the browser, but this seems as a such a minor use case.
Operating systems have profiles, and it is usually similary easy to switch to Guest account if there is a need. But well, to each their own I guess. As long as I can use my profile however I want.
I'm using all nine profiles for my own, and if it would be possible to sync all of them that would be awesome. And this would be a reason to start using sync for me. I guess creators should somehow distinguish between "person" profiles, and "task oriented" profiles, but this would be some true/false switch.
Also can we remove this sync introduction banner in top of profile menu. It is annoying and takes space, or maybe put it at the bottom if you have to have it. But maybe enough users is using sync already, or maybe find another way to promote it.
And another request - what about removing limit of profiles, it seems for some reason to be set to 9 (button add new profile disapeared from the dropdown menu). However it is still availabe at the starting screen, but then completly different adding profile flow is started (?)
But since I'm using custom images on profiles - there is a "bug" - custom images are not visible on profile starting screen. And that's a pity, since I have such a nice profile pictures 😛 They appear on the menu bar later of course, but on the starting menu there are some defaults.
It is generally confusing those profiles pictures. Until today I wasn't aware that I can edit profile image and set it to local file (UI unclear there). Also for some reason different images are appearing when adding new profile from settings, different in profile menu, and different on adding new profile from start screen. This should be somehow unified.
This has nothing to do with the pinned taskbar shortcut, that one works just fine. There are no issues with the shortcut I pinned myself. It only happens when changing profiles inside the browser.
You could have read my post before answering.
@LonM Yes, I am talking about different profiles.
Unfortunately, import/export bookmarks does not work well since it has no function to select individual (specific) bookmarks and folders.
For example, I want to move all YouTube bookmarks to another profile without touching other bookmarks.
Also very eager to see this functionality.
I normally open a combination of 3 user profiles (personal, work, development) using Alfred on macOS. Since switching from Firefox (felt slow) to Vivaldi, I haven't been able to get the window-IDs / process-IDs of active user profiles programmatically and switch between them—but a simple menu shortcut or hotkey would make this easy!
Already planned, but no timeline.
Of cause, I'm going to ask that you consider putting forward a timeline.
I would also like to re-iterate some of the features being requested:
Openness, in the sense an external application or event may trigger a macro or talk to an API.
Security the counter point to expressiveness and ease of use but a challenge to allow real power to be released safely.
Simplicity a low entry barrier for new users and developers.
Expressiveness, tools that don't get in your way and meet your needs. The ability to shoot yourself in the foot is very different to getting shot in the foot by a misfire.
Distribution, the ability to create a macro once and re-use it elsewhere..
Lastly I'd ask that in this endeavour Vivaldi is made the standard and model for front end macros.
In the vein of repetition, I will say that I believe a feature set like this would put Vivaldi in front of a whole set of new users.
This feature is now available in vivaldi 3.4 from the profile manager menu - make sure to not delete the image file you choose from disk. I suggest moving it to your profile folder first. https://vivaldi.com/blog/vivaldi-3-4-desktop/
While it is still not implemented to have different icons per profile, could you pls upvote https://forum.vivaldi.net/topic/42397/profile-icons-on-taskbar/7?_=1600855390938
,so it gets upvotes for suggested Feature Requests. 🙂 Thank you